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Question 1   
The Family Medical Leave Act requires employers to provide which of the following for employees under certain emergency circumstances?


Question 2
Executive Order 11246 requires that federal contractors receiving more than ____ must have affirmative action plans.

Question 3
Employers with ____ employees must comply will the stipulations of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Question 4
The Privacy Act of 1974 applies directly to ____ employees.

Question 5
____ was passed to protect employee pensions benefits.

Question 6
____ was passed to protect employee safety.

Question 7
Alpha-Beta Company closed a plant and laid off 100 workers, who each made $100 per day in pay and benefits. The closing was announced by company managers on April 1 and took place 30 days later. Under the provisions of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act of 1988 (WARN), Alpha-Beta must pay a penalty of

Question 8
Which of the following would be the LEAST likely to be involved when an organization evaluates its legal compliance with human resource management regulations?

Question 9
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination with respect to age of employees or applicants

Question 10
The basic premise of OSHA is that each employer must provide a workplace that is safe for employees, which is known as the

Question 11
The Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires that that federal contractors receiving more than ____ must have affirmative action plans for persons who have disabilities.

Question 12
The law that prohibits employers from collecting genetic information about their employees is called the:

Question 13
The Privacy Act of 1974 ensures that

Question 14
InThe Occupational Safety and Health Act

Question 15
A bona fide occupational qualification

Question 16
Which of the following is NOT likely to be a part of a compensation package designed for an expatriate?

Question 17
Locating a facility in a relatively underdeveloped area will impact all of the following human resource activities EXCEPT

Question 18
Celebrity Cruises is based in Florida, but it hires workers from various countries to communicate with and serve guests from around the world. Which of the following is an accurate statement?

Question 19
All EXCEPT which of the following countries are considered the leading industrial powers in today's global economy?

Question 20
Which of the following trends is NOT true of developed nations today (such as the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, and so on)?

Question 21
When a company hires host-country nationals to staff foreign locations in underdeveloped countries, it must often

Question 22
The Star Alliance, which is a global group of airlines that cooperate so that reservations and purchasing is made easier for customers, is an example of:

Question 23
Prakash is a human resource manager for an Indian company that is building a manufacturing plant in Singapore. The plant will be staffed with Indian managers and local workers. Which advice would NOT be appropriate for Prakash?

Question 24
What is an advantage of direct investment in another country?

Question 25
When Kodak constructed a research lab in Japan, this action was an example of:

Question 26
Under which two approaches to international business will the human resource function be LEAST affected?

Question 27
A cultural dimension that focuses on relationship building and quality of life is

Question 28
Which of the following is NOT one of the cultural dimensions discussed by Hofstede?

Question 29
Which industrialized nation emerged as the only intact major power after World War II?

Question 30
Local issues that must be dealt with by firms conducting business in foreign markets include all of the following EXCEPT

Human Resource Management_Quiz 3 - $4.00 Human Resource Management_Quiz 3 - $4.00

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Question 1   
Pierre would like to increase the effectiveness of human resources at his firm. What advice would you give him?

Question 2
Rolex, a maker of expensive, high-quality watches that convey status and luxury, follows a differentiation strategy. Therefore, an important goal of its human resource strategy will likely be to

Question 3
An individual's reactions to environmental factors that present excessive demands is called

Question 4
Companies that view their human resource function as a strategic asset should NOT evaluate HR effectiveness by investigating

Question 5
An organization made up of various businesses similar in the products or services they provide is pursuing which type of strategy?

Question 6
What is a psychological contract?

Question 7
____ strategies deal with how the firm manages each of its major functions such as marketing or human resources.

Question 8
____ strategy involves the actions taken by firms to better operate in a relevant industry or market.

Question 9
The set of factors that prompt people to perform work at high levels is called

Question 10
In the past, evaluations of the effectiveness of the human resource function concentrated mainly on

Question 11
Yum Brands began with three businesses: Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and Kentucky Fried Chicken. Since its founding, the company has acquired other fast-food firms, including Long John Silver's and A&W. Which type of organization design would be most appropriate for Yum's strategy?

Question 12
The principles and beliefs that shape what employees think about a company is called

Question 13
General Electric owns and operates are number of different businesses, which is primarily an example of a ____ strategy.

Question 14
Adrienne believes that it is fine to spend one or more hours each workday talking on the phone with personal friends. Adrienne's employer disagrees. This disagreement involves which part of the psychological contract?

Question 15
The process of handling union issues and challenges is called

Human Resource Management_Quiz 4 - $4.00 Human Resource Management_Quiz 4 - $4.00

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Question 1
When being interviewed during the gathering of job analysis data, which type of individual may provide exaggerated information about a job's complexity or importance?

Question 2
This particular job analysis technique focuses primarily on managerial jobs.

Question 3
A small management-consulting firm experiences a tremendous boost in business in one year and must hire many new professional employees to provide services to its new customers. This business is likely following a ____ strategy.

Question 4
On the FBI's employment Page, you read: "To qualify as an FBI Special Agent, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 23 and not more than 37 years old, have vision not worse than 20/40, pass a color vision and hearing test, have a valid driver's license, be in excellent physical condition, and possess a four-year college degree." What are you reading?

Question 5
Which of the following would be included in a job description for a computer programmer?

Question 6
The percentage of individuals looking for and available for work who are not currently employed is called the:

Question 7
A ____ provides an overview of the duties and tasks required to effectively perform a particular job or line of work.

Question 8
When an individual seeks additional training and education to improve her or his ability to find work, this is called:

Question 9
A national hotel chain established a plan that describes how top managers will be promoted throughout the organization over time. This is called

Question 10
Organization try to develop job ____ when planning for human resources, which are groups of jobs that are similar.

Question 11
When an organization attempts to forecast the supply of and demand for human resources, this is called

Question 12
What is involved in the Fleischman job analysis system of conducting work assessments?

Question 13
Which of the following statements BEST describes the link between job analysis and human resource planning?

Question 14
The prevailing wage rate for a given job in a given labor market is called the:

Question 15
Who generally share responsibility for conducting a job analysis?

Question 16
Cinergy, a midwestern gas and electric utility, agreed not to penalize workers who left the company before the age of 65 and also offered leaving employees a bonus equivalent to two weeks' pay for every year of employment with Cinergy. Cinergy is

Question 17
Which of the following is NOT a critical dimension of procedural justice?

Question 18
Tom, one of Pino's employees, is failing to perform to standard. Pino wants to use progressive discipline to change Tom's behavior. What should Pino do the next time he observes Tom's failure to perform?

Question 19
John often gets into heated arguments with his bosses over his job responsibilities. He is likely to be dissatisfied with his job due to

Question 20
A shock, or profound event, can sometimes cause turnover if the

Question 21
The critical dimension of procedural justice involving the perception that the person had some control over an outcome is called:

Question 22
Which of the following disciplinary problems is MOST likely to lead to immediate termination?

Question 23
Which of the following statements is MOST accurate in describing the outcomes of downsizing?

Question 24
Allison often stays at work after hours to help fellow coworkers with their training and tasks; this is known as

Question 25
Following a bankruptcy in 2003, Air Canada laid off thousands of employees, approximately 10 percent of its workforce. Which of the following is NOT one of the likely outcomes for Air Canada?

Question 26
Andy tries to be fair to his employees but does not tolerate lateness. Will, one of his employees, reported to work late one day because he had a car wreck, the first tardy since he was hired over a year ago. Andy decided to give Will a written warning to make an example for the other employees. Will felt that he did NOT receive ____ justice.

Question 27
Which type of justice refers to beliefs about the fairness of the processes utilized to determine consequences?

Question 28
The critical dimension of procedural justice involving the perception that group opinions were considered when a decision was made is called:

Question 29
When an organization seeks to keep qualified workers, this is called

Question 30
An individual's beliefs about right and wrong are considered to be part of individual:

Human Resource Management_Quiz 5 - $4.00 Human Resource Management_Quiz 5 - $4.00

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Question 1   
The Civil Rights Act applied to all employment decisions, but this legislation is the most critical for

Question 2
In Spring 2003, the Seattle Mariners baseball team hired hitter Raul Ibanez. Which type of employment test would be most likely to establish Ibanez's qualifications for this position?

Question 3
____ enable recruiting to utilize both internal and external perspectives.

Question 4
Which of the following would be considered an important organizational goal in recruiting efforts?

Question 5
Westside Elementary School received a number of applications for a teaching position. The school wants to increase the diversity of its staff, who are mostly white females. The top two applicants were both white females, but a Hispanic female and an African-American male were almost ranked as highly, with all four showing very close scores. The school decided to hire the Hispanic female. They were making their selection decision based on

Question 6
Which of the following would NOT be considered an advantage of internal recruiting?

Question 7
Which of the following is a disadvantage of internal recruiting?

Question 8
Judd is a human resource manager responsible for creating a pool of qualified applicants from which his employer can choose. Judd is involved in human resource

Question 9
Which of the following is NOT a goal of the recruiting process?

Question 10
Which of the following is NOT an important piece of information necessary for performing a utility analysis of a selection system?

Question 11
The number years spent working in a profession is an example of which of the following basic selection criteria?

Question 12
Gathering applicant information is part of which step of the selection process?

Question 13
Which is the following is a disadvantage of external recruiting?

Question 14
Alan frequently attends professional presentations and training seminars at his work location. At one of these presentations, it was announced that a new supervisory position in Alan's department was about to be created and that there would be a formal external search. Which recruiting method was used?

Question 15
A truck driving certification is an example of which of the following basic selection criteria?

Human Resource Management_Quiz 7 - $4.00 Human Resource Management_Quiz 7 - $4.00

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Question 1
The type of error that involves giving average ratings to all employees is called:

Question 2
Which of the following is NOT a true statement regarding the individual perspectives on careers?

Question 3
The role of the rater in the performance appraisal process includes all of the following EXCEPT

Question 4
When a rater tends to use only one part of a rating scale, this is known as

Question 5
At Lorenzo's workplace, the performance appraisal process includes measurements of organizational citizenship behaviors, such as volunteering for unpleasant tasks and helping new employees socialize into the work team. Lorenzo's employer is

Question 6
What is the final step in the career planning process?

Question 7
Which of the following is NOT considered one of the responsibilities of the organization in the performance appraisal process?

Question 8
Which type of performance appraisal rating method focuses on particularly good or bad performance?

Question 9
Which of the following was NOT given as a reason for the importance of performance appraisal?

Question 10
Which of the following is NOT a potential problem associated with the use of graphic rating scales in the performance appraisal process?

Question 11
Andy, a regional manager for an office supply retail company, must formally evaluate each one of his immediate employees every year. This process is known as

Question 12
Which career stage may involves individuals' analysis of their own competences and skills.

Question 13
What is the first step in the career planning process?

Question 14
Which type of performance appraisal rating method is particularly reliable because examples of performance are provided in the categories of evaluation?

Question 15
The performance appraisal of a restaurant includes sections that require employees and managers to develop goals for the next rating period. This restaurant is apparently using which performance appraisal method?

Question 16
Idalia, a union member working in a union shop, has a disagreement with her supervisor about overtime pay. She goes to Nancy, her shop steward, with the complaint. What options does Nancy have to resolve this dispute?

Question 17
Which of the following is the term given to items such as wages, working hours, and benefits?

Question 18
A(n) ____ shop agreement requires new hires to join a union within a specified period of time.

Question 19
The first major union to have a significant impact in the United States was called the

Question 20
One difference between mediation and arbitration is that

Question 21
The Landrum-Griffin Act of 1959 requires national labor unions to elect new leaders every ____ years.

Question 22
Who normally conducts the first level of dispute resolution between a union member and an employer?

Question 23
Which of the following is the MOST accurate statement?

Question 24
Which of the following acts required labor unions to bargain with management in good faith?

Question 25
Which of the following is NOT a mandatory subject of collective bargaining?

Question 26
Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons that labor unions oppose the use of prison labor?

Question 27
Which of the following issues are receiving more attention from unions in recent years?

Question 28
The American Federation of Labor focused on what types of work?

Question 29
____ items may be included in the collective bargaining if both parties agree.

Question 30
One of the biggest challenges that increased technology presents to unions is that

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