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Human Resource Management

Subject : business-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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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