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3. Which of the following refers to the KSAOs that an individual must have to perform the job?

A. Job analysis
B. Job descriptions
C. Dictionary of Occupational Titles
D. Job specifications
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HEY DO U KNOW A LOT ABOUT HUMAN RESOURCE MANGMENT ??? I HAVE 19 MORE ...STUDY GUIDE IS DUE

I NEED HELP WITH HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT QUESTIONS: ASAP DUE IN THE MORNING


1. The processing and transmission of digitized HR information, especially using computer networking and the Internet, is known as

















A. reengineering.
B. human resource information system implementation.
C. electronic human resource management.
D. e-business.

How does a human resource information system help the organization?
















A. Provides employee coaching
B. Scrutinizes balance sheets
C. Avoids litigation and lawsuits
D. Develops new line of products



3. Which of the following recommendations for job descriptions is not desirable?

















A. Omit the phrase "and other duties as requested" from all job descriptions.
B. Use the same format for all job descriptions within the organization.
C. Use the annual performance appraisal process as an opportunity to update job descriptions.
D. Provide job descriptions to all newly hired employees.

4. Why do complaints of age discrimination grow when the economy is slow?

















A. Companies are forced to retain their best talent during times of recession.
B. Older employees provide a tremendous pool of potential.
C. Companies try to provide more opportunities to younger workers.
D. Companies try to save labor costs by laying off older workers.



5. Which of the following is a correct statement about dejobbing?

















A. Dejobbing involves viewing organizations as a field of work to be done.
B. Dejobbing involves the downsizing or elimination of jobs.
C. Dejobbing involves emphasizing on detailed job descriptions which will be applicable year after year.
D. Dejobbing involves the use of task-based organization structures.



6. One of the most common grievances that employees at Craines Tech have is that they don't get performance feedback. That is, they don't get proper information as to how they've performed and where they need to improve, and the performance goals are vague and not measurable. Which HR function does Craines Tech need to improve?

















A. Employee relations
B. Training and development
C. Performance management
D. Recruitment and selection


7. Managers and economists traditionally have seen HRM as a(n)

















A. asset.
B. source of value to their organization.
C. necessary expense.
D. essential component of a high-performance work system.

















8. Which of the following terms describes the best possible fit between a company's social system and its technical system?

















A. Outsourcing
B. Self-service system
C. Total quality management
D. High-performance work system





















9. Which of the following managerial functions is often assumed by work teams?

















A. Conducting performance reviews
B. Controlling finances allocated for the project
C. Making strategy-related decisions such as areas to diversify in
D. Performing inspection and quality-control activities


10. Which of the following is a false statement about the performance management process?

















A. Performance measures may emphasize either observable behaviors or outcomes, or both.
B. In some organizations, employees evaluate their own performance, and often, peers and subordinates participate, too.
C. When the person evaluating performance isn't familiar with the details of the job, specific behaviors tend to be easier to evaluate than outcomes.
D. The evaluation may focus on the short term or long term and on individual employees or groups.






















11. Self-managing teams are likely to be more efficient if the

















A. team members are assigned tasks that are repetitive.
B. demand for a particular activity remains the same for the entire duration of the project.
C. team members can perform different skills associated with various tasks.
D. authority to make decisions remains with the manager.















12. Which of the following cases would most likely be filed under the theory of disparate impact?

















A. White applicants with high test scores are rejected due to an affirmative-action plan.
B. A black employee is fired for testifying in a discrimination suit filed against an employer.
C. Black applicants are being disproportionately rejected relative to whites by a paper-and-pencil test.
D. A white applicant is told he won't be hired because the employer doesn't like whites.















13. Which of the following is a true statement about Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

















A. The act is enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor.
B. The act protects employers from employee threats.
C. The act prohibits employers from discriminating against workers due to their age.
D. The act applies to organizations with 15 employees or more.



14. Which of the following decisions does not come under HRM?

















A. What training to offer
B. How to achieve sales targets
C. Whom to hire
D. How to evaluate employee performance

15. Which of the following occupations is projected to add the most jobs before 2016?

















A. Registered nurses
B. Janitors
C. Office clerks
D. Postsecondary teachers



16. Which of the following is a true statement about older employees?

















A. Employing older people usually increases costs and provides no benefits.
B. Older people are often willing and able to learn new technology.
C. Older employees typically can't accept younger people as their managers.
D. Older employees typically want to retire as soon as they near retiring age.

17. People's right to freedom of speech is the right to

















A. be treated only as they knowingly and willingly consent to be treated.
B. do as they wish in their private life.
C. refuse to do something that's environmentally unsafe.
D. criticize an organization's ethics if they do it in good conscience.
















18. The largest number of immigrants to the U.S. workforce are from

















A. Asia.
B. Africa.
C. Europe.
D. North America.


19. Which of the following approaches would be most appropriate when gathering information for jobs that are repetitive and involve physical activity?

















A. A job analyst visits the workplace and videotapes an employee performing the job.
B. A job analyst questions the peers about a particular job.
C. A manager imagines what a well-done job would look like.
D. A job analyst visits the workplace and asks employees to show what the job entails


20. What is the goal of ergonomics?

















A. Reducing the complexity of the job
B. Reducing the memorization required by the job
C. Increasing meaningfulness of the job
D. Reducing the physical strain on employees





Customer reply replied 6 years ago
20 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMNT STUDY GUIDE QUESTIONS

I NEED HELP WITH HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT QUESTIONS: ASAP DUE IN THE MORNING


1. The processing and transmission of digitized HR information, especially using computer networking and the Internet, is known as

















A. reengineering.
B. human resource information system implementation.
C. electronic human resource management.
D. e-business.

How does a human resource information system help the organization?
















A. Provides employee coaching
B. Scrutinizes balance sheets
C. Avoids litigation and lawsuits
D. Develops new line of products



3. Which of the following recommendations for job descriptions is not desirable?

















A. Omit the phrase "and other duties as requested" from all job descriptions.
B. Use the same format for all job descriptions within the organization.
C. Use the annual performance appraisal process as an opportunity to update job descriptions.
D. Provide job descriptions to all newly hired employees.

4. Why do complaints of age discrimination grow when the economy is slow?

















A. Companies are forced to retain their best talent during times of recession.
B. Older employees provide a tremendous pool of potential.
C. Companies try to provide more opportunities to younger workers.
D. Companies try to save labor costs by laying off older workers.



5. Which of the following is a correct statement about dejobbing?

















A. Dejobbing involves viewing organizations as a field of work to be done.
B. Dejobbing involves the downsizing or elimination of jobs.
C. Dejobbing involves emphasizing on detailed job descriptions which will be applicable year after year.
D. Dejobbing involves the use of task-based organization structures.



6. One of the most common grievances that employees at Craines Tech have is that they don't get performance feedback. That is, they don't get proper information as to how they've performed and where they need to improve, and the performance goals are vague and not measurable. Which HR function does Craines Tech need to improve?

















A. Employee relations
B. Training and development
C. Performance management
D. Recruitment and selection


7. Managers and economists traditionally have seen HRM as a(n)

















A. asset.
B. source of value to their organization.
C. necessary expense.
D. essential component of a high-performance work system.
















8. Which of the following terms describes the best possible fit between a company's social system and its technical system?

















A. Outsourcing
B. Self-service system
C. Total quality management
D. High-performance work system



















9. Which of the following managerial functions is often assumed by work teams?

















A. Conducting performance reviews
B. Controlling finances allocated for the project
C. Making strategy-related decisions such as areas to diversify in
D. Performing inspection and quality-control activities


10. Which of the following is a false statement about the performance management process?

















A. Performance measures may emphasize either observable behaviors or outcomes, or both.
B. In some organizations, employees evaluate their own performance, and often, peers and subordinates participate, too.
C. When the person evaluating performance isn't familiar with the details of the job, specific behaviors tend to be easier to evaluate than outcomes.
D. The evaluation may focus on the short term or long term and on individual employees or groups.





















11. Self-managing teams are likely to be more efficient if the

















A. team members are assigned tasks that are repetitive.
B. demand for a particular activity remains the same for the entire duration of the project.
C. team members can perform different skills associated with various tasks.
D. authority to make decisions remains with the manager.















12. Which of the following cases would most likely be filed under the theory of disparate impact?

















A. White applicants with high test scores are rejected due to an affirmative-action plan.
B. A black employee is fired for testifying in a discrimination suit filed against an employer.
C. Black applicants are being disproportionately rejected relative to whites by a paper-and-pencil test.
D. A white applicant is told he won't be hired because the employer doesn't like whites.















13. Which of the following is a true statement about Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

















A. The act is enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor.
B. The act protects employers from employee threats.
C. The act prohibits employers from discriminating against workers due to their age.
D. The act applies to organizations with 15 employees or more.



14. Which of the following decisions does not come under HRM?

















A. What training to offer
B. How to achieve sales targets
C. Whom to hire
D. How to evaluate employee performance

15. Which of the following occupations is projected to add the most jobs before 2016?

















A. Registered nurses
B. Janitors
C. Office clerks
D. Postsecondary teachers



16. Which of the following is a true statement about older employees?

















A. Employing older people usually increases costs and provides no benefits.
B. Older people are often willing and able to learn new technology.
C. Older employees typically can't accept younger people as their managers.
D. Older employees typically want to retire as soon as they near retiring age.

17. People's right to freedom of speech is the right to

















A. be treated only as they knowingly and willingly consent to be treated.
B. do as they wish in their private life.
C. refuse to do something that's environmentally unsafe.
D. criticize an organization's ethics if they do it in good conscience.















18. The largest number of immigrants to the U.S. workforce are from

















A. Asia.
B. Africa.
C. Europe.
D. North America.


19. Which of the following approaches would be most appropriate when gathering information for jobs that are repetitive and involve physical activity?

















A. A job analyst visits the workplace and videotapes an employee performing the job.
B. A job analyst questions the peers about a particular job.
C. A manager imagines what a well-done job would look like.
D. A job analyst visits the workplace and asks employees to show what the job entails


20. What is the goal of ergonomics?

















A. Reducing the complexity of the job
B. Reducing the memorization required by the job
C. Increasing meaningfulness of the job
D. Reducing the physical strain on employees




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