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Human Resource Management

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

2. Matches rating with employee behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. Includes both monetary and non-monetary rewards

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

11. Comparing each employee to every other employee

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

13. Background noise

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

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

16. Uses a 5-10 vertical scales

17. Matching ratings with employee behavior

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

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

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

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

22. Intrinsic / extrinsic motivation

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

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

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

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

27. The ideal requirements of a job or person

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

29. Represents intentional discrimination

30. 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

31. 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

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

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

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

35. Based on employee's depth of knowledge

36. 30 percent of employees require what?

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

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

39. Represents unintentional employment discrimination

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

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

42. Self determination theory

43. Stocks go into a trust

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

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

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

48. Is a competency model of individual

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

50. 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