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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Is the ideal traits for a position (self starting - works well under pressure - familiar with office machines)

2. 30 percent of employees require what?

3. 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

4. Is used to describe manual and repetitive production jobs

5. Includes both monetary and non-monetary rewards

6. Represents intentional discrimination

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

8. Matching ratings with employee behavior

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

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

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

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

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

14. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

15. Relies on critical incidents

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

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

18. Job evaluation designed for managers

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

21. How essential job tasks are related to the job

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

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

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

25. Human resource management has moved from organizations that were structured in what terms of style?

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

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

28. Contains hands on skills

29. Hygiene factors -created by Frederick Herzberg

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

37. Stocks go into a trust

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

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

40. The ideal requirements of a job or person

41. Represents unintentional discrimination

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

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

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

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

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

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

48. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

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

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