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NDSU 4949 test 3




Question;QUESTION 1Intentionally 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 contractingrightsizingreengineeringrestructuring5 points QUESTION 2Giving current employees preference for a position that opens up within the organization is an example of ___________________.canibalizingdiscriminationnepotisminternal recruiting5 points QUESTION 3Which of the following wouldnotbe used in external recruiting?employee resource chartprivate employment agenciesemployee referralsnewspaper advertising5 points QUESTION 4Hiring applicants based on criteria that are not job related is calledaffirmative actiondiscriminationemployment-at-willequal employment opportunity5 points QUESTION 5John'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?rewardreferentlegitimateexpert5 points QUESTION 6Asituationwouldbeconsideredhighlyfavorabletotheleaderwhentasksarehighlyunstructuredandtheleaderhaslittleformalauthority.TrueFalse5 points QUESTION 7ThethreeprimarygoalsofHRMaretoattracttherightpeople,managetalentsopeopleachievetheirpotential,and maintaintheworkforceoveralongterm.TrueFalse5 points QUESTION 8________________ is a systematic process of gathering and interpreting information about the essential duties of a job.An open job previewA job descriptionA job listingA job analysis5 points QUESTION 9The performance evaluation error that places an employee into a class or category based on one or a few traits or characteristics is __________.diversionthe halo effectstereotypinghomogeneity ranking5 points QUESTION 10A company attempting to hire a middle manger who is intelligent, confident, and honest is using what type of approach?situationalleadership substitutecontingencytrait5 points QUESTION 11Valuesassociatedwithinteractiveleadershipincludepersonalconfidence,exclusion,andindependence.TrueFalse5 points QUESTION 12?What type of leader is most effective in his/her ability to bring about organizational change?charismaticcoachingachievement-orientedtransformational5 points QUESTION 13______________________ is the most frequently used and a highly effective influence tactic?Developing alliesRewarding desired behaviorsRelying on the rule of reciprocityUsing rational persuasion5 points QUESTION 14Which function of management is defined as the ability to influence others toward the attainment of goals?motivationplanningcommitmentleadership5 points QUESTION 15Practices that are used to promote the hiring, development, and retention of "protected groups" of people are examples of:affirmative actionequal employment opportunityunfair labor practicesillegal discrimination5 points QUESTION 16Researchshowsthatrealisticjobpreviewsloweremployeesatisfactionandincreaseturnover.TrueFalse5 points QUESTION 17One 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?transactionalservantlow-leveluncritical5 points QUESTION 18With ________________, compensation is linked to the specific tasks that an employee performs.incentive?payjob-based paycompetency-based payskill-based pay5 points QUESTION 19Which 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 statementa job descriptiona realistic job previewan affirmative action statement5 points QUESTION 20Theprocessofdeterminingthevalueofjobswithinanorganizationthroughanexaminationofjobcontentreferstojobevaluation.TrueFalse5 points QUESTION 21Interviews are _____________ used by organizations in the hiring process, and/but they are generally _____________ predictors of subsequent job performance.widely, validrarely, not usedwidely, not validrarely, excellent5 points QUESTION 22A(n) _____________________ outlines the knowledge, skills, education, and physical abilities needed to perform the job adequately.a privacy statementa realistic job previewjob specificationan assessment5 points QUESTION 23Candice 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.coerciveexpertreferentreward5 points QUESTION 24A charismatic leader is more often?_________________ than a transactional leader.more emotionalless predictablemore directivemore predictable5 points QUESTION 25You would use a(n) __________________ to find out why an employee is leaving his/her job.exit interviewtermination interviewfocus groupassessment team5 points QUESTION 26A manager who uses threats and punishments as ways to influence the behavior of his/her subordinates is relying on which type of power?coercivereferentpersonalreward5 points QUESTION 27Baxter 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-orientedcharismaticproduction-orientedsupportive5 points QUESTION 28The 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 29Fiedler used all of the following to describe how leaders fit the situation exceptpersonal power.leader-member relations.leader position power.task structure.5 points QUESTION 30The Michigan researchers used the term ______________ for leaders who established high performance goals and displayed supportive behavior toward subordinates.initiating structureneutralizersjob-centeredemployee-centered5 points QUESTION 31Ohio State researchers identified two major behaviors related to leadership that they termed _____________ and ____________.initiating structure, commitmentcommitment, considerationconsideration, initiating structurecommitment, initiation5 points QUESTION 32Affirmativeactionrequiresthatanemployertakepositivestepstoguaranteepromotionfromwithin.TrueFalse5 points QUESTION 33_________________ is developed from critical incidents relating to job performance.Behaviorally anchored rating scaleUnidimensional rating scalePerformance appraisal interviewSemantic differential rating scale5 points QUESTION 34Recruiting and selecting employees involves which human resource management goal?finding the right peoplemanaging talentmaintaining an effective workforcecontrolling strategies5 points QUESTION 35The Leadership Grid?uses which two leader behaviors?concern for the company and concern for ethicsconcern for people and concern for productionemployee-centered and job centeredconsideration and initiating structure5 points QUESTION 36Which of the following is a situational variable that makes a leadership style unnecessary or redundant?neutralizersubstitutetransformationcontingency5 points QUESTION 37__________________ is incentive pay that ties at least part of compensation to what an employee accomplishes.Seniority payCafeteria compensationMission based payPay-for-performance5 points QUESTION 38Which of the following is consistent with initiating structure?relationship oriented behavioropen communicationtask oriented behaviorteamwork oriented5 points QUESTION 39The main assumption of Hersey and?Blanchard's situational model is that subordinates vary in their _______________.readiness levelsatisfaction levelcommitment levelsecurity level5 points QUESTION 40Which of the following isnota leadership quality?structurednurturespromotes changevisionary


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