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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Scientific analysis of your handwriting

2. Theory posits that there are three groups of core needs - existence relatedness and growth

3. Is a competency model of individual

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

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

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

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

8. Comparing each employee to every other employee

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

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

11. Stocks go into a trust

12. Matches rating with employee behavior

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

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

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

16. Intrinsic / extrinsic motivation

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

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

19. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

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

21. 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

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

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

24. Includes both monetary and non-monetary rewards

25. Represents unintentional discrimination

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

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

28. Based on the concept of the organization as an open system with the primary work group as a subsystem of the total organization

29. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

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

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

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

33. Hires the best regardless of what country the employees come from

34. The ideal requirements of a job or person

35. Relies on critical incidents

36. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

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

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

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

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

41. 30 percent of employees require what?

42. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

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

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

45. Is used to describe manual and repetitive production jobs

46. 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

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

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

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

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