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Question 1(C1) Which of the following is not true of the Fair Labor Standards Act?AnswerThe act applies to all employers with 15 or more employees working 20 or more weeks a year.State laws may specify higher minimum wages than the FLSA.The FLSA permits a sub minimum training wage equal to 85 percent of the minimum wage.Nonexempt employees are covered and include most hourly workers2 pointsQuestion 2(C1) Increasing immigrant population is one of the functions of this stage in HR strategy process.AnswerIdentifying people issuesScanning the external environmentDeveloping the HR strategyIdentifying strategic business issues2 pointsQuestion 3(C1) Researchers in international management have identified a number of factors that can affect HRM in global markets. Which of these factors could determine the other three factors?AnswerCultureEducation-human capitalThe political-legal systemThe economic system2 pointsQuestion 4(C1) Which of the following statements is true regarding international labor management relations?AnswerThe United States has the highest unionization rates in the world.In the U.S., the traditional union base in manufacturing companies has been in steady decline as a percentage of total employment over the past several decades.The union wage premium in the United States is substantially smaller than in other advanced industrialized countries.Collective bargaining agreements in the United States tend to be centralized and focus on industry wide or regional issues.2 pointsQuestion 5(C2) The most appropriate view of today's career is that it is a:Answerboundary less process.pattern of vertical movement through an organization.lifelong commitment to a field of specialization.sequence of positions held within a company.2 pointsQuestion 6(C2) Which of the following is not a benefit that a protégé receives from a mentoring relationship?AnswerCoachingProtectionPerformance goalsVisibility2 pointsQuestion 7(C2) Values such as success, performance, assertiveness, and competition are associated with:Answershort-term oriented cultures.masculine cultures.high power distance cultures.low uncertainty avoidance.2 pointsQuestion 8(C2) The acquisition of knowledge, skills, and behaviors that improve an employee's ability to meet changes in job requirements and in client and customer demands is called:Answerdevelopment.training.evaluating.career planning.2 pointsQuestion 9(C3) Implications of the equity theory for managing employee compensation include all but one of the following. Name the exception.AnswerEmployees evaluate their pay by comparing it with what others get paid.Employees look at the intrinsic aspect of their work when making pay evaluations.Employees work attitudes and behaviors are influenced by their pay comparisons.Employee perceptions are what determine their pay evaluations.2 pointsQuestion 10(C3) Skill-based pay systems generally are not appropriate for organizations that:Answerdesire worker flexibility.rely on market-based rates.emphasize decentralization of decision making.desire a climate of learning2 pointsQuestion 11(C3) The pay system that is most frequently used in a union setting is a(n):Answerincentive system.merit system.bonus system.seniority system2 pointsQuestion 12(C3) Which of the following statements is true with regard to communicating the nature and value of benefits to employees?AnswerCurrent employees and job applicants often have a clear idea of the benefits provisions already in place.Employees often overestimate both the cost and market value of their medical benefits.Use of traditional approaches (e.g., booklets) can have a large effect on e
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Please note that question 12 is cut off and needs to be resent to me.Here are my answers for comparison with your own:1 The act applies to all employers with 15 or more employees working 20 or more weeks a year.2 Scanning the external environment.3 Culture.4 In the U.S., the traditional union base in manufacturing companies has been in steady decline as a percentage of total employment over the past several decades.5 Boundary less process.6 Protection7 Masculine cultures.8 Development.9 Employees look at the intrinsic aspect of their work when making pay evaluations.10 Rely on market-based rates.11 Seniority system12 Cut off
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