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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Paying new hires at a lower rate

2. Comparing each employee to every other employee

3. 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

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

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

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

7. Compensation programs that are tied to increases in productivity and profits

8. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

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

10. 30 percent of employees require what?

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

12. Hygiene factors -created by Frederick Herzberg

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

14. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

15. Relies on critical incidents

16. Based on the Hegelian principle of achieving oneness of Mind through a three step process of thesis antithesis and synthesis - originally as a way to obtain the opinion of experts without necessarily bringing them together face to face

17. Ideal traits for a position

18. Self determination theory

19. Ethics can be legislated - Procurement Integrity Act and the Corporate and Auditing Accountability Responsibility and transparency act are examples

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

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

22. Questionaire technique of job analysis -developed by McCormick-Jeanneret and Mecham

23. Background noise

24. Contains hands on skills

25. Scientific analysis of your handwriting

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

27. Is a method of job analysis to observe and record behavior

28. Is used to describe manual and repetitive production jobs

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

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

31. Purpose of job evaluation

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

33. Is a test validation method that determines if a test measure traits or constructs that are import to the performance of a job

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

35. Capitalistic philosophy holding that business owners were entitled to complete control over employees

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

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

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

39. Represents intentional discrimination

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

41. Requires the rater to use persuasion to change the employees behavior

42. Job evaluation designed for managers

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

44. How essential job tasks are related to the job

45. Matches rating with employee behavior

46. A person's knowledge skills - abilities and other characteristics

47. Rates employees as a group from best to worst on a particular area

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

49. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

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