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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Describes work such as advertising that is done for a client without a contract or job order

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

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

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

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

6. Age discrimination

7. 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

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

9. Purpose of job evaluation

10. Represents intentional discrimination

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

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

13. Background noise

14. 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

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

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

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

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

19. Contains hands on skills

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

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

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

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

24. Self determination theory

25. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

26. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

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

28. 30 percent of employees require what?

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

30. 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

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

32. Paying new hires at a lower rate

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

34. Includes both monetary and non-monetary rewards

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

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

37. Stocks go into a trust

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

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

40. Matching ratings with employee behavior

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

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

43. Rates employees as a group from best to worst on a particular area

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

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

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

47. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

48. Gainshareing - incentives for employee suggestions

49. Job evaluation designed for managers

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