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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Requires the rater to use persuasion to change the employees behavior

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

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

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

5. Job evaluation designed for managers

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

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

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

9. Relies on critical incidents

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

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

12. Paid per piece completed instead of per hour

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

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

15. The ideal requirements of a job or person

16. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

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

18. 30 percent of employees require what?

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

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

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

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

23. Represents intentional discrimination

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

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

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

27. 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

28. Hygiene factors -created by Frederick Herzberg

29. 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

30. Intrinsic / extrinsic motivation

31. Self determination theory

32. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

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

34. 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

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

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

37. Uses host country national for all positions - polycentric staffing

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

39. Background noise

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

41. Happen in the performance evaluation process when the rater evaluates the employee based on the raters negative or positive opinion of the employee

42. Ideal traits for a position

43. Gainshareing - incentives for employee suggestions

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

45. The primary concerns of industrial psychology is which the basic relations in industry between worker and machine

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

47. Comparing each employee to every other employee

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

49. Method of job analysis used to identify work behaviors that classify in good and poor performance

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