English Comprehension – Very Short Passages 21-26

Passage 21 – Keeping busy at important tasks is much more motivating than having too little to do. Today’s employees are not afraid of responsibility. Most people are willing to take on extra responsibility in order to have more variety in their positions. In addition, along with that responsibility should come more authority to independently carry out some important tasks.

The main idea of the paragraph is that
a. variety and independence on the job increase employee motivation.
b. to avoid boredom, many people do more work than their jobs require of them.
c. today’s employees are demanding more independence than ever before.
d. office jobs in the past have carried less responsibility.

Answer is on the last page.

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