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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Matches rating with employee behavior

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

3. Paying new hires at a lower rate

4. Paid per piece completed instead of per hour

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

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

7. Contains hands on skills

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

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

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

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

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

13. 30 percent of employees require what?

14. An applicant is tested - hired then evaluated by their current supervisor

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

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

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

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

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

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

21. Background noise

22. Purpose of job evaluation

23. 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

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

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

26. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

27. Matching ratings with employee behavior

28. Self determination theory

29. Represents unintentional discrimination

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

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

32. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

33. Comparing each employee to every other employee

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

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

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

37. Gainshareing - incentives for employee suggestions

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

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

40. Age discrimination

41. How essential job tasks are related to the job

42. Ethics can be legislated - Procurement Integrity Act and the Corporate and Auditing Accountability Responsibility and transparency act are examples

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

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

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

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

47. Scientific analysis of your handwriting

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

49. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

50. Ideal traits for a position