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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Hires the best regardless of what country the employees come from

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

3. Matches rating with employee behavior

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

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

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

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

8. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

9. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

10. Is a competency model of individual

11. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

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

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

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

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

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

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

18. 30 percent of employees require what?

19. Scientific analysis of your handwriting

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

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

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

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

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

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

26. Ideal traits for a position

27. Hygiene factors -created by Frederick Herzberg

28. Purpose of job evaluation

29. Stocks go into a trust

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

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

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

33. Comparing each employee to every other employee

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

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

36. Represents intentional discrimination

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

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

39. Matching ratings with employee behavior

40. Job evaluation designed for managers

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

42. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

43. How essential job tasks are related to the job

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

45. specific kind of behavioral system displays illustrations of positive incidents of job performance for various job dimensions

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

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

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

49. 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

50. Technique of job analysis that was developed by Harvey as a worker oriented job analysis instrument designed to have applicability to a broad range of exempt and non exempt jobs 41 questions +62 _80 _ 53 - 47