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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

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

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

4. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. Intrinsic / extrinsic motivation

12. Job evaluation designed for managers

13. Matches rating with employee behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

22. Includes both monetary and non-monetary rewards

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

32. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

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

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

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

36. 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

37. The ideal requirements of a job or person

38. Age discrimination

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

40. Background noise

41. Is knowledge and the affective domain contains feelings and attitudes

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

43. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

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

45. Theory posits that there are three groups of core needs - existence relatedness and growth

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

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

48. 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

49. Is used to describe manual and repetitive production jobs

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