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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Is a formal and systematic approach to analyzing jobs and categorizing them in regard to their relative worth in an organization - compensation factors






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






3. Physiology - safety - security - belongingness self esteem - self actualization






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






5. Includes both monetary and non-monetary rewards






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






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






8. Are written statements that describe the duties - responsibilities - most important contributions and outcomes - required qualifications of candidates and reporting relationship and coworkers






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






10. Comparing each employee to every other employee in a particular area






11. Intrinsic / extrinsic motivation






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






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






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






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






16. A listing of what a job includes such as tasks duties and responsibilities - analysis is the process of creating the job description)






17. A systematic assessment of job content - it establishes the worth of a job in terms of salary or wage compared to other jobs






18. Rating employees as a group from best to worst on a particular area






19. Paying new hires at a lower rate






20. Is a specific scientific way of categorizing exactly what skills and tasks a specific job requires






21. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique






22. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales






23. The ideal requirements of a job or person






24. Represents unintentional discrimination






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






26. Consider the needs - build an applicant pool - evaluate the applicants - hire and train






27. Comparing each employee to every other employee






28. Is a questionnaire technique of job analysis used to collect information from incumbents and supervisors - 151 job tasks rated in terms of importance






29. Rating employees on a list of traits or job requirements






30. Gainshareing - incentives for employee suggestions






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






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






33. Allows the employees to express their feelings about the appraisal and vent any feelings






34. Keeping a record of an employees positive or negative behavior






35. An applicant is tested - hired then evaluated by their current supervisor






36. Based on employee's depth of knowledge






37. the minimal qualifications required for a particular job are referred to as...






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






39. How essential job tasks are related to the job






40. Job evaluation designed for managers






41. Self determination theory






42. A specific kind of behavioral system is based on the critical incident technique and these scales are developed in the same fashion with one exception






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






44. Happen in the performance evaluation process when the rater evaluates the employee based on the raters negative or positive opinion of the employee






45. Based on the notion that individuals sometimes have a drive to reach a clearly defined end state






46. Relies on critical incidents






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






48. Age discrimination






49. A questionnaire technique of job analysis - computer administered for job analysis - developed by Saville and Holdsoworth






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