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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. Ideal traits for a position






2. Based on employee's depth of knowledge






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






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






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






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






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






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






9. Age discrimination






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






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






12. Stocks go into a trust






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






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






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






16. Self determination theory






17. Purpose of job evaluation






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






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






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






21. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique






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






23. Is a questionnaire technique of job analysis used to collect information from incumbents and supervisors - 151 job tasks rated in terms of importance






24. Job evaluation designed for managers






25. Scientific analysis of your handwriting






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






27. The ideal requirements of a job or person






28. Intrinsic / extrinsic motivation






29. Based on the notion that individuals sometimes have a drive to reach a clearly defined end state






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






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






32. Background noise






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






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






35. Hygiene factors -created by Frederick Herzberg






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






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






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






39. Relies on critical incidents






40. Regulates power between labor and management - prohibits management from using unfair labor practices like discouraging union membership






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






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






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






44. Paid per piece completed instead of per hour






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






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






47. 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






48. Contains hands on skills






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






50. Gainshareing - incentives for employee suggestions