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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Compensation programs that are tied to increases in productivity and profits

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

3. Age discrimination

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

5. Job evaluation designed for managers

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

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

8. 30 percent of employees require what?

9. Paid per piece completed instead of per hour

10. Is when a union's right revoked as the exclusive bargaining agent for workers

11. Background noise

12. Is knowledge and the affective domain contains feelings and attitudes

13. Hygiene factors -created by Frederick Herzberg

14. Represents unintentional discrimination

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

16. For a few predetermined key jobs - points are allotted and wage rates for such key jobs are fixed

17. How essential job tasks are related to the job

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

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

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

21. Supports the integration of human resources planning with business planning

22. Comparing each employee to every other employee

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

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

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

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

27. The ideal requirements of a job or person

28. Self determination theory

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

30. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

31. Includes both monetary and non-monetary rewards

32. Stocks go into a trust

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

34. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

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

36. Is used to describe manual and repetitive production jobs

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

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

39. Gainshareing - incentives for employee suggestions

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

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

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

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

44. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

45. Method is one of the simplest jobs are compared to each other based on the overall worth of the job

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

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

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

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

50. Matches rating with employee behavior