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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Intrinsic / extrinsic motivation

2. Jobs are ranked on the basis of responsibilities and duties and their importance to overall company objectives

3. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

4. the identification of team and or individual strengths and weakness is most accurately reflective of which process?

5. Job evaluation designed for managers

6. Self determination theory

7. Age discrimination

8. A set of compensable factors are identified as determining the worth of jobs

9. Is a competency model of individual

10. Is devised in respect to recruitment -employee development-motivation and engagement

11. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

12. Ranking - factor comparison the classification and the point method

13. Represents intentional discrimination

14. Indicates that exceptions can result in the achievement of self-fulfilling prohecies

15. A specific kind of behavioral system requires job incumbents and their supervisors to identify performance incidents on the job behaviors and behavioral outcomes

16. Because management of nonunion firms generally offered higher wages and benefits to reduce the chance those employees would seek union representation

17. Paying new hires at a lower rate

18. Matching ratings with employee behavior

19. Comparing each employee to every other employee

20. Moves the person out of the production area to learn a new skill

21. Is the process used to collect information about the duties responsibilities necessary skills outcomes and work environment of a particular job

22. Technique of job analysis that was developed by Harvey as a worker oriented job analysis instrument designed to have applicability to a broad range of exempt and non exempt jobs 41 questions +62 _80 _ 53 - 47

23. Criteria - economic considerations-technical considerations - time and space-skill requirements-machinery - industrial relations

24. Represents unintentional discrimination

25. Gainshareing - incentives for employee suggestions

26. Is a formal and systematic approach to analyzing jobs and categorizing them in regard to their relative worth in an organization - compensation factors

27. Often lead to reduced productivity - layoffs have indirect and direct costs

28. specific kind of behavioral system displays illustrations of positive incidents of job performance for various job dimensions

29. The primary concerns of industrial psychology is which the basic relations in industry between worker and machine

30. Describes work such as advertising that is done for a client without a contract or job order

31. Is used to take the employee qualifications discovered in the job analysis and group them in terms of knowledge

32. Technique of job analysis that was developed by the Employement and Training Administration of the US

33. Is used to describe manual and repetitive production jobs

34. An intermediary between an employee and management who helps achieve justice in claims of unfair treatment

35. Stress that we can use positively for our personal growth

36. Matches rating with employee behavior

37. The proces of making a list of the exact tasks or activities that an individual in a specific job does

38. Hygiene factors -created by Frederick Herzberg

39. Determining performance based on a written example of past behavior and future plans

40. When an employee is taught information - asked questions - and reviews the answers with the trainer

41. Grades are defined by the requirements found to be common to sereral tasks spanning different departments

42. Contains hands on skills

43. Human resource management has moved from organizations that were structured in what terms of style?

44. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

45. Background noise

46. Personnel evaluation method seeking the measurement of employee work effictiveness

47. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

48. Is the ideal traits for a position (self starting - works well under pressure - familiar with office machines)

49. Uses host country national for all positions - polycentric staffing

50. A variation of simple ranking job evaluation plans orders all jobs from lowest to highest based on coparing the worth of each job