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HR Function




Please answer the questions below;1. All of the following terms have been used to describe the HR function except;A. Human resource management;B. Personnel;C. Industrial relations;D. Trade relations;2. Effective HRM focuses on _______________ rather than record keeping, written;procedure, or rules.;A. action;B. intuition;C. experience;D. precedent;3. ____________________ focus(es) on the maximum well-being of the worker.;A. Industrial psychology;B. Human resource management;C. Scientific management;D. All management theories;4. All of the following are key concepts that should be applied by HRM except;A. Analyzing and solving problems from a profit-oriented point of view.;B. Assessing costs or benefits of recruitment and training.;C. Using planning models that include realistic, challenging, specific, and meaningful;goals.;D. Emphasizing the strategic importance of expendable employees.;5. The text identifies three elements that are needed for firms to be effective. Which of;the following were included in these elements?;A. HRM;B. Mission and Strategy;C. Organizational Structure;D. All of the choices are correct;6. Title VII prohibits discrimination by all of the following, except;A. Private employers with 15 or more employees;B. Private membership clubs;C. Federal employers;D. Employment agencies;7. If a plaintiff proves that a disparate impact exists, an organization may then defend;its employment by showing validation or _______________.;A. business necessity;B. hiring records;C. process improvement plans;D. modified HRM procedures;8. Which of the following is not an example of unwelcome conduct that may create a;hostile work environment?;A. Making sexually oriented jokes;B. Displaying sexually oriented calendars;C. Touching of a sexual nature;D. Being passed over for a promotion;9. ______________ the exchange of sexual favors for job benefits.;A. A hostile work environment is defined by;B. Quid pro quo harassment is;C. Pro quid harassment is;D. Sexual Harassment always involves;10. Generally, an employer may fulfill its duty to prevent or remedy hostile work;environment harassment by doing all of the following, except;A. Developing an anti-harassment policy;B. Promptly and thoroughly investigating harassment allegations;C. Making the details of the case public;D. Properly disciplining offenders;11. Employers can be liable for hostile work environment harassment caused by a;A. supervisor;B. other employees;C. third parties (e.g., customers and vendors);D. All of the above.;12. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 covers the actions of private;employers with _________ or more employees.;A. 5;B. 20;C. 50;D. 100;13. Job analysis provides answers to questions such as ______________.;A. which candidate should be hired for a position;B. what kind of behaviors are needed to perform a job;C. how much should an individual be paid;D. All of the above.;14. Job analysis provides answers to all of the following questions except;A. which candidate should be hired for a position.;B. what kind of behaviors are needed to perform a job.;C. how much time is taken to complete a task.;D. which tasks are grouped together and considered a job;15. A written explanation of the knowledge, skills, abilities, traits, and other;characteristics (KSAOs) necessary for effective performance on a given job is called;a ________.;A. job analysis;B. job description;C. job specification;D. position analysis;16. A written summary of the job as an identifiable organizational unit is called a;A. job analysis;B. job description;C. job specification;D. position analysis;17. Information from a job analysis may be used for _______.;A. EEO compliance;B. planning;C. job design;D. All of the above.;18. Conducting a job analysis with job incumbents may be advantageous for all of the;following reasons except;A. they are a good source of information about what work is actually being done rather;than what work is supposed to be done;B. involving incumbents in the job analysis process might increase their acceptance of;any work changes stemming from the results of the analysis;C. they are typically more objective than outsiders;D. None of the above.;19. All of the following can be used separately, or in combination, to collect job analysis;data except;A. Observation;B. Questionnaires;C. Interview;D. Product testing;20. Before an organization can fill a job vacancy, it must find people who are not only;qualified for the position, but who also _______________ the job.;A. need;B. have performed;C. want;D. Both A and C;21. Falsification of an application is typically grounds for _______________.;A. promotion;B. demotion;C. dismissal;D. imprisonment;22. The job search is a process that typically begins with _______________.;A. self-assessment;B. creating a resume;C. searching the Internet;D. notifying friends and relatives of the job search;23. Recruitment should be somewhat easier for companies that ______________.;A. have strong financial performance;B. have a win at all cost persona;C. exude a strong community presence or positive name recognition;D. All of the above.;24. Whether potential employees will respond to the recruiting effort depends on;A. The attitudes they have developed toward those tasks associated with the job;B. The attitudes they have developed toward the organization associated with the job;C. The attitudes they have developed toward the global economy;D. Both A and B are correct.;25. ____________ refers to organizational activities that influence the number and types;of applicants who apply for a job and whether the applicants accept jobs that are;offered.;A. Selection;B. Advertising;C. Recruitment;D. SHRM;Part 2: Essay Questions;1. In 1995, an explosion and fire occurred at the Malden Mills plant in Lawrence;Massachusetts. The plant owner, Aaron Feuerstein, opted to pay 1400 displaced;workers for three months while the plant was being rebuilt rather than pocket the;insurance money, even though it cost him $15 million in personal funds. If you had;been the owner, would you have made the same decision? Why or why;not? EXPLAIN YOUR ANSWER.;2. List the six steps in the job analysis process. Can any of these steps be skipped?;3. Name four of the seven guidelines for legal recruitment that are presented in the;text.


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