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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Rating employees as a group from best to worst on a particular area

2. Contains hands on skills

3. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

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

5. Paying new hires at a lower rate

6. Hygiene factors -created by Frederick Herzberg

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

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

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

10. Comparing each employee to every other employee

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

12. Represents unintentional discrimination

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

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

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

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

17. The proces of making a list of the exact tasks or activities that an individual in a specific job does

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

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

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

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

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

23. Purpose of job evaluation

24. Background noise

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

26. Matching ratings with employee behavior

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

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

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

30. Self determination theory

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

32. 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

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

34. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

35. The ideal requirements of a job or person

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

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

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

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

40. Is used to describe manual and repetitive production jobs

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

42. Age discrimination

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

44. 30 percent of employees require what?

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

46. Moves the person out of the production area to learn a new skill

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

48. Paid per piece completed instead of per hour

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

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