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Question;Question;1;1.;The difference between firing and;layoffs is that ________.;layoffs are permanent;firing is not voluntary;firing is not permanent;layoffs are not permanent;2 points;Question;2;1.;High self-esteem individuals tend to;make excuses for themselves;avoid making excuses for themselves;avoid risks;take risks;2 points;Question;3;1.;Employment planning includes two;steps: assessing current human resources needs and developing a plan to meet;those needs.;True;False;2 points;Question;4;1.;According to the EEOC, sexual;harassment is ________ that creates a hostile environment, interferes with a;person's work or diminishes the person's employment opportunities.;any speech;any speech or physical conduct of a sexual nature;any speech of a sexual nature;any unwanted or unsolicited speech or physical;conduct;2 points;Question;5;1.;The most important environmental;force that affects HRM is the legal environment.;True;False;2 points;Question;6;1.;The best way to define the term careeris;as a ________.;single lifelong job;series of jobs or work positions over a period of;a few years;series of jobs or work positions over a period of;a lifetime;series of tasks;2 points;Question;7;1.;Human resource management involves;training, motivating, and retaining competent employees.;True;False;2 points;Question;8;1.;Gen Y individuals are those people;who were born after 1997.;True;False;2 points;Question;9;1.;The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator?(MBTI?);is based on ________ that are revealed in a 100-item questionnaire.;two dimensions;eight personality types;four dimensions;four personality types;2 points;Question;10;1.;A community fire department can;legally deny employment to a firefighter applicant who is confined to a;wheelchair.;True;False;2 points;Question;11;1.;An employee who brags about her;company to friends and recommends all company products as gifts is likely to;have high ________.;job involvement;organizational commitment;personal commitment;organizational citizenship;2 points;Question;12;1.;is a performance measure of;both efficiency and effectiveness of employees.;Turnover;Employee productivity;Job satisfaction;Organizational citizenship behavior;2 points;Question;13;1.;Few people are ever selected for a;job without this.;taking a performance-simulation test;taking a written test;undergoing an interview;taking a physical test;2 points;Question;14;1.;Rather than try to make employees;happy, managers might do well to focus on making work ________.;easy to accomplish;simple rather than complex;challenging and interesting;challenging and difficult;2 points;Question;15;1.;With respect to employee engagement;in a job, this seems to be the most important factor to employees around the;world.;type of work;respect;benefits;base pay;2 points;Question;16;1.;Gen Y individuals tend to be;comfortable with new types of electronic technology.;True;False;2 points;Question;17;1.;Which of the following is NOT a;common reason that people resist change?;habit;concern over personal loss;uncertainty;overconfidence;2 points;Question;18;1.;The Big Five model of personality;includes all of the following except ________.;extroversion;agreeableness;intuitiveness;conscientiousness;2 points;Question;19;1.;All of the following are goals of the;orientation process EXCEPT ________.;reduce anxiety;familiarize the employee with job;discuss payments and benefits;introduce the employee to his or her coworkers;2 points;Question;20;1.;Cognitive dissonance theory states;that a person feels ________ when his or her attitudes and actions don't match.;confident;comfortable;uncomfortable;confused;2 points;Question;21;1.;Recruitment is the process of;hiring from outside the organization;hiring from inside the organization;locating, identifying, and attracting potential;employees;assessing the national, international, and local;labor market;2 points;Question;22;1.;Which of the following are the goals;of organizational behavior?;to explain, understand, and control behavior;to control and influence behavior;to explain, predict, and influence behavior;to predict, understand, and change behavior;2 points;Question;23;1.;A job description is ________.;something that employers keep secret from job;candidates;the official title for the job;a written document used to describe a job to job;candidates;not a written document;2 points;Question;24;1.;Which of the following would you;expect to see in a company that had highly engaged employees?;lower employee retention rates;a homogeneous workforce;a diverse workforce;greater employee retention rates;2 points;Question;25;1.;The ________ prohibits discrimination;based on race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.;Civil Rights Act, Title VII;Sarbanes-Oxley Act;Equal Pay Act;Privacy Act;2 points;Question;26;1.;This is the goal of employment;planning.;selecting high-performing employees only;selecting competent employees;obtaining competent employees with up-to-date;skills;obtaining competent and high-performing employees;2 points;Question;27;1.;A technique that helps employees deal;with change that includes them in the decision-making process is ________.;negotiation;education and communication;coercion;participation;2 points;Question;28;1.;When a manager gives an employee a;bonus for a job well done, which behavior-shaping method is the manager using?;positive reinforcement;negative reinforcement;extinction;punishment;2 points;Question;29;1.;To improve workplace diversity, a;manager might ________.;solicit referrals from existing employees;tighten his recruiting net;post a notice that states he is an equal;opportunity employer;advertise in an ethnic newspapers and Internet;sites;2 points (Extra Credit);Question;30;1.;A wheelchair-bound applicant may be;denied a job ________.;under no circumstances;in some states;if the job is strenuous or physically tiring in;some way;if the job requires complete physical mobility;2 points;Question;31;1.;An important goal for a career is;that it leads to ________.;the life a person wants to have;financial security;both status and financial rewards;status and prestige;2 points;Question;32;1.;A college degree ________.;is valuable for status only;has both educational and financial value;has educational, but not financial value;has financial value only;2 points;Question;33;1.;An advantage of an online networking;community such as LinkedIn is that you can search for people according to their;skills, experience, and interests;organizational performance reviews;reputation within the industry;personality and temperament;2 points;Question;34;1.;Health insurance is an example of;which of the following?;salary;wages;employee benefit;compensation;2 points;Question;35;1.;To find out more about a job with a;title of "assistant media buyer," you would find this to be most;helpful.;job;title;job;specification;job;listing;job;description;2 points;Question;36;1.;Change can't be eliminated, so;managers must learn to ________ successfully.;avoid it;manage it;work around it;ignore it;2 points;Question;37;1.;Outside consultants generally try to;initiate ________ changes than internal managers.;less drastic;more drastic;more cautious;fewer;2 points;Question;38;1.;Networking is useful ________.;only after you have a job;only for people who want to change jobs;only before you have a job;both before and after you have a job;2 points;Question;39;1.;Which of the following is an;organizational structure change?;resentment of bosses by employees;a new way to package chocolate cake;changing who reports to whom;the building of a new workshop;2 points;Question;40;1.;A NASCAR race car driver would be a;good occupational match for which personality type?;low self-esteem;risk taker;risk averse;low Mach;2 points;Question;41;1.;Affirmative action programs seek to;make sure that employers ________ minority groups.;enhance employment opportunities for;establish training programs for;pay equal wages to;provide unemployment benefits for;2 points;Question;42;1.;Which benefit cost do companies see;as their biggest worry?;Social Security;unemployment insurance;retirement plans;health care;2 points;Question;43;1.;Generally, most people try to achieve;between their attitudes and their behavior.;contrast;consistency;functionality;synergy;2 points;Question;44;1.;Human resource management is;concerned with ________ competent employees.;obtaining;obtaining, training, and motivating;obtaining, training, motivating, and keeping;training and keeping;2 points;Question;45;1.;Stress in the workplace is an adverse;reaction that people have in response to ________.;too much ambition;lack of ambition;demands, constraints, and opportunities;having too much confidence in oneself;2 points;Question;46;1.;Which of the following best;defines organizational behavior?;the study of organizations;the actions of organizations in the workplace;the study of the actions of people at work;the study of the workplace;2 points;Question;47;1.;Organizational behavior focuses on;individual behavior and group behavior;neither group behavior nor individual behavior;individual behavior only;group behavior only;2 points;Question;48;1.;Uncertainty causes people to resist;change because it ________.;increases performance expectations on an employee;decreases performance expectations on people;replaces the known with the unknown;replaces the unknown with the known;2 points;Question;49;1.;Which of the following issues is NOT;one of the top three factors that have been identified by today's college;graduates as important in selecting a new job?;compensation;job security;job location;job benefits;2 points;Question;50;1.;Which of the following is an internal;force that can cause a company to make an organizational change?;new pollution laws;a new ad campaign;a new rival company;new safety requirements;2 points;Question;51;1.;The most important job characteristic;in the opinion of today's recent college graduates is this.;job security;starting salary;benefits;organizational culture


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