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A_Midterm Week 4 Study Guid

Course Number: MGMT 410, Summer 2012

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MGMT 410 Human Resource Management Midterm Exam Study Guide Overview: The midterm covers chapters 1 through 9 (TCOs 1 9) and it is worth 160 points. There are 25 multiple choice questions worth 4 points each and 3 essay questions worth 20 points each. Please be sure to save your answers frequently as you take this exam (e.g. after posting your answers to every 45 questions) so that your browser does not...

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410 MGMT Human Resource Management Midterm Exam Study Guide Overview: The midterm covers chapters 1 through 9 (TCOs 1 9) and it is worth 160 points. There are 25 multiple choice questions worth 4 points each and 3 essay questions worth 20 points each. Please be sure to save your answers frequently as you take this exam (e.g. after posting your answers to every 45 questions) so that your browser does not time you out and kick you off. It is critical to save your answers frequently as you take this midterm exam! You have a maximum of 2.5 hours to complete the exam. NOTE: Questions for the Midterm Exam comes from information from the textbook, lectures, and thread discussions. Study Hints: o o o o o o o o Complete the assigned textbook readings Make sure you understand the Key Terms at the end of each chapter Review the Thread discussions Check your work several times before submitting your exam Do not spend too much time on one question Review and print my lectures Take the practice quizzes Use the glossary and subject index to quickly review test terms Key Concepts and Terms for Review: o o Modern trends affecting HRM (globalization, diversity, organizational strategies, staffing etc.) 4 Functions of HRM o Staffing function Activities in HRM concerned with seeking and hiring qualified employees. Training and development function Activities in HRM concerned with assisting employees to develop up to date skills, knowledge, and abilities. Motivation function Activities in HRM concerned with helping employees exert at high energy levels. Maintenance function Activities in HRM concerned with maintaining employees' commitment and loyalty to the organization. Employment testing o o o o o o o o o o Equal employment legislation (ADA, ADEA, Title VII, FMLA, etc.) Employee rights (Privacy) Legislation & best practices Employee discipline guidelines Employmentatwill doctrine Job analysis Employment recruitment, interview, and selection techniques & best practices Principles of adult learning o o o o o o o o o Training design and development International HRM (contrasted with domestic HRM, best practices, etc.) Career management Evolution of employment law Types of Discrimination Human Resources Planning Evolution of Human Resources Sexual Harassment Prevention Methods for proving discrimination

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