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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
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1. Is a specific scientific way of categorizing exactly what skills and tasks a specific job requires

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

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

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

5. Age discrimination

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

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

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

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

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

11. Contains hands on skills

12. Categorizing exactly what skills and tasks a specific job requires

13. Matches rating with employee behavior

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

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

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

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

18. 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

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

20. Job evaluation designed for managers

21. Direct observation - work methods - critical incident technique

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

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

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

25. 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

26. Background noise

27. Gainshareing - incentives for employee suggestions

28. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

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

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

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

32. Path that describes both vertical and horizontal moves

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

34. Represents intentional discrimination

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

36. The ideal requirements of a job or person

37. Hires the best regardless of what country the employees come from

38. Self determination theory

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

40. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

41. Represents unintentional discrimination

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

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

44. Comparing each employee to every other employee

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

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

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

48. How essential job tasks are related to the job

49. Ideal traits for a position

50. 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