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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Theory posits that there are three groups of core needs - existence relatedness and growth

2. Paying new hires at a lower rate

3. Job evaluation designed for managers

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

5. Is the procedure that allows current employees of an organization to apply for a posted job opening when they have the qualifications for the job

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

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

8. Comparing each employee to every other employee

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

17. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

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

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

20. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

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

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

23. Age discrimination

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

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

26. Is used to describe manual and repetitive production jobs

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

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

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

30. Matching ratings with employee behavior

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

32. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

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

34. Stocks go into a trust

35. Is used to take the employee qualifications discovered in the job analysis and group them in terms of knowledge

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

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

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

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

40. Contains hands on skills

41. Is a competency model of individual

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

43. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

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

45. 30 percent of employees require what?

46. Categorizing exactly what skills and tasks a specific job requires

47. How essential job tasks are related to the job

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

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

50. Gainshareing - incentives for employee suggestions