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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Supports the integration of human resources planning with business planning

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

3. Matching ratings with employee behavior

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

5. Ideal traits for a position

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

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

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

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

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

11. Scientific analysis of your handwriting

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

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

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

15. Self determination theory

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

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

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

19. Intrinsic / extrinsic motivation

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

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

22. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

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

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

25. Grades are defined by the requirements found to be common to sereral tasks spanning different departments

26. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

27. Stocks go into a trust

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

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

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

31. How essential job tasks are related to the job

32. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

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

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

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

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

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

39. Represents intentional discrimination

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

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

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

43. 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

44. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

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

46. Paid per piece completed instead of per hour

47. Matches rating with employee behavior

48. The ideal requirements of a job or person

49. Job evaluation designed for managers

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