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Question;1. Which of the following is a false statement about unfair-labor-practice charges?;A. Charges are filed with the NLRB.;B. Complaints may be deferred to an agreed-upon employer-union grievance procedure.;C. Charges must be filed within 12 months of the alleged unfair labor practice.;D. If the charges are investigated and found to have merit, a formal complaint is issued.;2. Which of the following is a false statement about an HRIS?;A. The system is designed to serve only the HR staff.;B. Separate files can be linked by common elements.;C. It lets a user sort the data by any of the fields.;D. HR staff can retrieve information about specific applicants.;3. The most notable disadvantage for virtual expatriates is the;A. loss in income they'll experience as a result of accepting their overseas assignment.;B. amount of time they must spend away from friends and family while on assignment.;C. difficulty they'll experience in building relationships with host-country personnel.;D. isolation that comes with never returning to their home countries.;4. Which of the following employee groups is most likely to be excluded by the NLRB from participating in organizing activities and being a member of the bargaining unit?;A. Employees covered by multiple employers;B. Employees with certain supervisory duties;C. Employees who have been on strike for economic reasons for less than one year and who have been replaced by other employees;D. Employees in multiple facilities within a single employer;5. The Hofstede dimension that deals with the degree to which a culture prefers structured conditions is;A. power distance.;B. uncertainty avoidance.;C. risk aversion.;D. individualism.;6. Which of the following statements about expert systems is false?;A. Expert systems can increase efficiency by enabling fewer or less-skilled employees to do work that otherwise would require many highly skilled employees.;B. Expert systems deliver high-quality decisions at a high cost.;C. Expert systems provide consistency in decision making.;D. Expert systems help avoid the errors that can result from fatigue and decision-making biases.;7. Which of the following is a false statement regarding cross-cultural preparation needed during the phases of an international assignment?;A. Preparation is required only for the employees, not their families.;B. Preparation is required for the return home.;C. Training may range from lectures for employees and their families to visits to culturally diverse communities.;D. Preparation for departure includes language instruction and an orientation to the foreign country's culture.;8. Which of the following is a correct statement about inpatriates?;A. Inpatriates are employees transferred from a company's site in one state to another state within the United States.;B. Inpatriates are foreign employees who come to the United States to work for the U.S.-based parent company.;C. Inpatriates are employees from countries other than the parent country placed in facilities of other countries.;D. Inpatriates are employees from one division of the company being moved to another division.;9. Recruitment and selection activities within a high-performance organization include three of the following. Which is not a recruitment and selection activity within a high-performance organization?;A. Finding employees who innovate, share ideas, and take initiative;B. Selection methods that concentrate on identifying technical skills only;C. Finding employees who are enthusiastic about and able to contribute to teamwork, empowerment, and knowledge sharing;D. Selection methods that include group interviews, open-ended questions, and psychological tests;10. When negotiating their first labor contract, over _______ of parties are unable to reach an agreement.;A. three-fourths;B. one-third;C. one-half;D. one-fourth;11. Which of the following is a false statement about the goals of management?;A. Management's concern is that a union will create higher costs in wages and benefits, as well as raise the risk of work stoppages.;B. Management's goals continue to emphasize restraining costs and improving output.;C. Management prefers to increase wages and benefits and allow flexibility of work rules and schedules.;D. Management goals are to increase the organization's profits.;12. Which of the following is an advantage of a relational database?;A. It helps people arrive at decisions that reflect expert knowledge.;B. Information is stored in one large file.;C. Users can file or retrieve information according to any field across different bases.;D. Databases are stored in a central location.


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