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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Scientific analysis of your handwriting

2. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

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

4. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

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

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

7. Self determination theory

8. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

9. Purpose of job evaluation

10. Hires the best regardless of what country the employees come from

11. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

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

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

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

15. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23. How essential job tasks are related to the job

24. Represents intentional discrimination

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

26. Hygiene factors -created by Frederick Herzberg

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

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

29. Stocks go into a trust

30. Paying new hires at a lower rate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

38. Relies on critical incidents

39. Intrinsic / extrinsic motivation

40. 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

41. 30 percent of employees require what?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

49. Is used to describe manual and repetitive production jobs

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