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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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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