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NDSU 4949 test 3




QUESTION 1;Intentionally reducing the company's workforce to the point where the number of employees is deemed optimal for the company's current situation is referred to as ______________.;social contracting;rightsizing;reengineering;restructuring;5 points;QUESTION 2;Giving current employees preference for a position that opens up within the organization is an example of ___________________.;canibalizing;discrimination;nepotism;internal recruiting;5 points;QUESTION 3;Which of the following wouldnotbe used in external recruiting?;employee resource chart;private employment agencies;employee referrals;newspaper advertising;5 points;QUESTION 4;Hiring applicants based on criteria that are not job related is called;affirmative action;discrimination;employment-at-will;equal employment opportunity;5 points;QUESTION 5;John's subordinates usually do what he tells them to because they accept his authority as the department manager.? Which type of power does John Have?;reward;referent;legitimate;expert;5 points;QUESTION 6;Asituationwouldbeconsideredhighlyfavorabletotheleaderwhentasksarehighlyunstructuredandtheleaderhaslittleformalauthority.;True;False;5 points;QUESTION 7;ThethreeprimarygoalsofHRMaretoattracttherightpeople,managetalentsopeopleachievetheirpotential,and maintaintheworkforceoveralongterm.;True;False;5 points;QUESTION 8;is a systematic process of gathering and interpreting information about the essential duties of a job.;An open job preview;A job description;A job listing;A job analysis;5 points;QUESTION 9;The performance evaluation error that places an employee into a class or category based on one or a few traits or characteristics is __________.;diversion;the halo effect;stereotyping;homogeneity ranking;5 points;QUESTION 10;A company attempting to hire a middle manger who is intelligent, confident, and honest is using what type of approach?;situational;leadership substitute;contingency;trait;5 points;QUESTION 11;Valuesassociatedwithinteractiveleadershipincludepersonalconfidence,exclusion,andindependence.;True;False;5 points;QUESTION 12;?What type of leader is most effective in his/her ability to bring about organizational change?;charismatic;coaching;achievement-oriented;transformational;5 points;QUESTION 13;is the most frequently used and a highly effective influence tactic?;Developing allies;Rewarding desired behaviors;Relying on the rule of reciprocity;Using rational persuasion;5 points;QUESTION 14;Which function of management is defined as the ability to influence others toward the attainment of goals?;motivation;planning;commitment;leadership;5 points;QUESTION 15;Practices that are used to promote the hiring, development, and retention of "protected groups" of people are examples of;affirmative action;equal employment opportunity;unfair labor practices;illegal discrimination;5 points;QUESTION 16;Researchshowsthatrealisticjobpreviewsloweremployeesatisfactionandincreaseturnover.;True;False;5 points;QUESTION 17;One of Ruby's few flaws is that she does not consider possibilities beyond what she is told, accepting her supervisor's ideas without thinking.? She can best be described as what type of thinker?;transactional;servant;low-level;uncritical;5 points;QUESTION 18;With ________________, compensation is linked to the specific tasks that an employee performs.;incentive?pay;job-based pay;competency-based pay;skill-based pay;5 points;QUESTION 19;Which of the following is a recruiting approach that gives applicants all pertinent, both good and bad,?information about a job and the organization?;an employment at will statement;a job description;a realistic job preview;an affirmative action statement;5 points;QUESTION 20;Theprocessofdeterminingthevalueofjobswithinanorganizationthroughanexaminationofjobcontentreferstojobevaluation.;True;False;5 points;QUESTION 21;Interviews are _____________ used by organizations in the hiring process, and/but they are generally _____________ predictors of subsequent job performance.;widely, valid;rarely, not used;widely, not valid;rarely, excellent;5 points;QUESTION 22;A(n) _____________________ outlines the knowledge, skills, education, and physical abilities needed to perform the job adequately.;a privacy statement;a realistic job preview;job specification;an assessment;5 points;QUESTION 23;Candice uses praise,?pay increases and recognition as ways to influence her subordinates' behavior.? All of these actions are highly valued by her work group.? Candice has ________________ power.;coercive;expert;referent;reward;5 points;QUESTION 24;A charismatic leader is more often?_________________ than a transactional leader.;more emotional;less predictable;more directive;more predictable;5 points;QUESTION 25;You would use a(n) __________________ to find out why an employee is leaving his/her job.;exit interview;termination interview;focus group;assessment team;5 points;QUESTION 26;A manager who uses threats and punishments as ways to influence the behavior of his/her subordinates is relying on which type of power?;coercive;referent;personal;reward;5 points;QUESTION 27;Baxter is a great manager and he has a number of special skills.? He has the ability to get his subordinates to do more than would normally be expected.? Which of the following types of leader best describes Baxter?;people-oriented;charismatic;production-oriented;supportive;5 points;QUESTION 28;The strategic approach to human resource management recognizes key elements.? Which of the following isnotan element of successful human resource management?;Only top-level managers are predominately human resource managers.;All managers are human resource managers.;Employees are viewed as assets.;Human resource management is a matching process.;5 points;QUESTION 29;Fiedler used all of the following to describe how leaders fit the situation except;personal power.;leader-member relations.;leader position power.;task structure.;5 points;QUESTION 30;The Michigan researchers used the term ______________ for leaders who established high performance goals and displayed supportive behavior toward subordinates.;initiating structure;neutralizers;job-centered;employee-centered;5 points;QUESTION 31;Ohio State researchers identified two major behaviors related to leadership that they termed _____________ and ____________.;initiating structure, commitment;commitment, consideration;consideration, initiating structure;commitment, initiation;5 points;QUESTION 32;Affirmativeactionrequiresthatanemployertakepositivestepstoguaranteepromotionfromwithin.;True;False;5 points;QUESTION 33;is developed from critical incidents relating to job performance.;Behaviorally anchored rating scale;Unidimensional rating scale;Performance appraisal interview;Semantic differential rating scale;5 points;QUESTION 34;Recruiting and selecting employees involves which human resource management goal?;finding the right people;managing talent;maintaining an effective workforce;controlling strategies;5 points;QUESTION 35;The Leadership Grid?uses which two leader behaviors?;concern for the company and concern for ethics;concern for people and concern for production;employee-centered and job centered;consideration and initiating structure;5 points;QUESTION 36;Which of the following is a situational variable that makes a leadership style unnecessary or redundant?;neutralizer;substitute;transformation;contingency;5 points;QUESTION 37;is incentive pay that ties at least part of compensation to what an employee accomplishes.;Seniority pay;Cafeteria compensation;Mission based pay;Pay-for-performance;5 points;QUESTION 38;Which of the following is consistent with initiating structure?;relationship oriented behavior;open communication;task oriented behavior;teamwork oriented;5 points;QUESTION 39;The main assumption of Hersey and?Blanchard's situational model is that subordinates vary in their _______________.;readiness level;satisfaction level;commitment level;security level;5 points;QUESTION 40;Which of the following isnota leadership quality?;structured;nurtures;promotes change;visionary


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