MJ12e-TB-ch02
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MJ12e-TB-ch02

Course Number: MAN 4301, Spring 2012

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Chapter 2Strategic HR Management and Planning MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The flawed assumption underlying the creation of the Job Bank at GM, Ford and Chrysler in the 1980s was that a. the excess workers could be retrained for new high tech positions in the auto plants that would be created as the car manufacturing process was automated. b. the auto unions would trade job training for laid-off workers for reductions in...

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Chapter 2Strategic HR Management and Planning MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The flawed assumption underlying the creation of the Job Bank at GM, Ford and Chrysler in the 1980s was that a. the excess workers could be retrained for new high tech positions in the auto plants that would be created as the car manufacturing process was automated. b. the auto unions would trade job training for laid-off workers for reductions in the pension plans for retired auto workers thus reducing the labor cost burden per car. c. the Job Bank would be a temporary benefit to employees who took voluntary severance packages that would be phased out as the manufacturers achieved the optimal workforce size. d. demand for American-made cars would increase and the excess workers could return to their factory jobs. ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: Challenging REF: p. 35 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Analytic LOC: Strategy TOP: Application 2. ____ refers to organizational use of employees to gain or keep a competitive advantage resulting in

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Chapter 3Organization/Individual Relations and RetentionMULTIPLE CHOICE1. Applebee rewards managers who are able to retain high-performing employees. If you were a store manager, which of thefollowing actions or behaviors would be most likely to be in
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1Chapter 4Legal Framework of Equal EmploymentMULTIPLE CHOICE1. Which of the following statements is TRUE?a. The United States has lagged behind most other developed nations in passing laws ban ning employment discrimination.b. No major federal employ
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1Chapter 5Managing Equal Employment and DiversityMULTIPLE CHOICE1. The two approaches that are the basis for equal employment opportunity in U.S. organizations are non-discriminatorypractices anda. diversity training.b. affirmative action.c. reason
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Chapter 6Jobs and Job AnalysisMULTIPLE CHOICE1. Odd and unusual aspects of jobs that are unique to the employing organizationa. should be omitted from the job descriptions because they are not comparable across com panies and industries.b. are importa
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Chapter 7Recruiting in Labor MarketsMULTIPLE CHOICE1. The limitations the U.S. government places on available visas for high-skilled foreign workersa. protect U.S. high-skilled workers from the outsourcing of their jobs overseas.b. make U.S. firms les
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Chapter 8Selecting Human ResourcesMULTIPLE CHOICE1. When the Wynn Las Vegas was hiring over 1,000 employees for its resort opening, the Wynn HRdepartment selected applicants for formal interviews after the applicants completed an onlinequestionnaire.
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Chapter 9Training Human ResourcesMULTIPLE CHOICE1. _ provides employees with specific, identifiable knowledge and skills for use in their present jobs.a. Orientationb. Learningc. Employee developmentd. TrainingANS: DOBJ: 1TOP: DefinitionalPTS: 1
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Chapter 10Talent Management and DevelopmentMULTIPLE CHOICE1. The focus on talent management has intensified in the last few years due to all of the following factorsEXCEPTa. shortages of skilled workers.b. increasing global competition for employees.
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Chapter 11Performance Management and AppraisalMULTIPLE CHOICE1. Although Jack Welchs technique of differentiation in performance appraisal has been criticized bysome as being mean spirited and encouraging of politics, it has the advantage ofa. conform
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Chapter 12Total Rewards and CompensationMULTIPLE CHOICE1. McDonalds global rewards program has resulted in lower managerial and employee turnover. In thistype of total rewards system why would turnover decline?a. All employees benefit from higher pay,
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Chapter 13Variable Pay and Executive CompensationMULTIPLE CHOICE1. Susan, the president of the school board for a rural school district, is interested in implementing a payfor-performance compensation system in the school. The school board has called yo
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Chapter 14Managing Employee BenefitsMULTIPLE CHOICE1. Rapid increases in the costs of health benefits are having all of the following effects EXCEPTa. causing many employers to drop health benefits for employees.b. causing many employers to require re
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Chapter 15Risk Management and Worker ProtectionMULTIPLE CHOICE1. _ refers to a condition in which the physical well-being of people is protected. _ refers to pro tecting employees and organizational facilities.a. Wellness, Risk managementb. Health, Se
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Chapter 16Employee Rights and ResponsibilitiesMULTIPLE CHOICE1. As Director of HR for a utility which operates three nuclear plants, you have been approached by theCEO regarding implanting Radio Frequency Identification chips into employees who have ac
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Chapter 17Union/Management RelationsMULTIPLE CHOICE1. Estimated union membership in the U.S. is roughly _ of the private sector workforce.a. under 10%b. about 20%c. about 35%d. over 40%ANS: AOBJ: 1TOP: ConceptualPTS: 1DIF: ModerateNAT: AACSB R
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Question 1Arnold is the HR manager for a mid-sized engineering consulting firm. The types ofethical misconduct he is most likely to encounter in his daily work as an HR managerinclude all of the following EXCEPTCorrect Answer:collusion among Arnolds
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsUnit labor cost is a measure ofAnswerSelected Answer:productivity.Correct Answer:productivity.Question 21 out of 1 pointsErnest, the vice president of HR for the Legendary Repose motel chain, has been on theHR side of
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsThe major provision of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 is thatAnswerSelected Answer:maternity leave is to be treated the same as other personal or medical leaves.Correct Answer:maternity leave is to be treated th
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act protects individuals over the age ofAnswerSelected Answer:40.Correct Answer:40.Question 21 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following questions to job applicants is LEGAL under the ADA?AnswerSelected Answer:D
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following statements in a job description is MOST appropriate?Correct Answer:Lifts boxes up to 50 pounds to a height of two feet, 10 to 20 times per day.Question 21 out of 1 pointsHow is O*Net useful to a man
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsIdeally, in order to keep job descriptions and job specifications updated, the organizationshouldAnswerSelected Answer:review and revise job descriptions and specifications during each performance appraisalinterview.Corr
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsThe size of the applicant pool is affected by all the following factors EXCEPTCorrect Answer:the efficiency of the recruiting staff.Question 21 out of 1 points_ are the external supply pool from which organizations attrac
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following statements is TRUE?AnswerSelected Answer:Twitter is little-used by recruiters because of the 140-word limit.Correct Answer:If a recruiter checks an applicants Facebook account, learns that the appli
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Question 1The Employee Polygraph Protection ActCorrect Answer:prohibits polygraph use for pre-employment screening purposes by most employers.Question 2Voltra, Inc., is planning to fill a number of openings for entry-level professionals. Theselectio
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Question 1The problem of _ occurs when interviewers make a decision on the job suitability ofapplicants within the first four or five minutes of the interview and spend the balance ofthe interview looking for evidence to support it.Correct Answer:sna
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsThe director of training at the headquarters of a large insurance company is consideringvarious methods of gathering information on the training needs of specific individuals inthe organization. Which of the following is NOT
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsThe emotional component of international competence is the personsAnswerSelected Answer:level of sensitivity to cultural issues.Correct Answer:level of sensitivity to cultural issues.Question 21 out of 1 pointsEvery Th
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsA good automated talent management system could be expected to answer the questionAnswerSelected Answer:How many of the nursing staff are licensed nurse practitioners?Correct Answer:How many of the nursing staff are licen
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Question 11 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following has been identified as a problem with mentoring?AnswerSelected Answer:Young minority managers frequently report difficulty finding mentors.Correct Answer:Young minority managers frequently report di
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Templates for:Prepared By :Last Revision:ANOVA CalculationsTemplateDescriptionOneWay ANOVACalculate the degrees of freedom for ANOVAgiven a sample size for each groupTwoWay ANOVA Block DesignRandomized Block Design - Calculate missing entries in
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DESCRIPTIVE STATSValuesFill in orange spaces. Green spaces have formulasEnter the values on column BN (# observations)0ModeMeanStandard Deviation#DIV/0!#DIV/0!ModeVarianceCoefficient of Variation#DIV/0!#DIV/0!MADMean Absolute DeviationFI
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DEGREES OF FREEDOM - Chi Square testNumber of rowsRowsNumber of ColumnsDegrees of Freedom1HYPOTHESIS OF A CHI SQUARE TESTHo : There is no association between the two categorical variables ( the variables are independent )Ha: There is association b
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Question 1A candy bar manufacturer is interested in trying to estimate how sales are influenced bythe price of their product. To do this, the company randomly chooses 6 small cities andoffers the candy bar at different prices. Using candy bar sales as
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Question 2One of the most common questions of prospective house buyers pertains to the cost ofheating in dollars (Y). To provide its customers with information on that matter, a largereal estate firm used the following 4 variables to predict heating co
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QMB 3200 - FALL 2012FINAL EXAM N2KProf. Gladys SimpsonFinal Exam TopicsSame topics as Quiz 4 and Quiz 5 CHAPTER11 ANOVA (ignore Section 11.3) CHAPTER 16 CHI SQUARE (Only Section 16.2) CHAPTER 12 & 13 : REGRESSION30 Questions 2 hours Time limitEx
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Airport 1 Airport 2 Airport 3 Airport 44030554565508070605560602040555050356560303050505530605570707070Anova: Single FactorSUMMARYGroupsCountAirport 18Airport 28Airport 38Airport 48ANOVAce of VariationSSBetwe
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FINAL EXAM QMB3200 Sample QuestionsANOVA Sample QuestionsSafety in airports is a growing concern among travelers. Suppose a survey was conducted by theNational Air Space Association to determine U.S. travelers' perception of safety in variousairports.
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Templates for:INFERENCE TEMPLATESPrepared By :Last Revision:Dr. Gladys E. SimpsonAugust 7, 2012INDEX OF TEMPLATES.Topic / ProblemSINGLE POPULATIONTWO POPULATIONSCI -MEAN- KNOWN - using ZP-ValuesSAMPLE SIZE NCI -TWO MEANS- UNKNOWNCI-TWO PROPO
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QMB 3200MIDTERM EXAM REVIEWSESSION NOTESProf. Gladys SimpsonAgendaDate, time, location, Times available Exam FormatPoliciesTips and Resources available Midterm Exam Topics Mock Exam (30 min )Midterm Exam: Wednesday October 17th Exam Time/Loca
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Question 1The water diet requires one to drink two cups of water every half hour from when onegets up until one goes to bed, but otherwise allows one to eat whatever one likes. Fouradult volunteers agree to test the diet. They are weighed prior to begi
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Question 1The water diet requires one to drink two cups of water every half hour from when onegets up until one goes to bed, but otherwise allows one to eat whatever one likes. Fouradult volunteers agree to test the diet. They are weighed prior to begi
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Question 11.The water diet requires one to drink two cups of water every half hour from when onegets up until one goes to bed, but otherwise allows one to eat whatever one likes. Fouradult volunteers agree to test the diet. They are weighed prior to b
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QMB3200 | FALL 2012QUIZ 1 - N2KProf. Gladys SimpsonQuiz 1 Topics / Format / Due DateTopics Covered Ch 1: Introduction to Statistics Ch 2: Charts and Graphs Ch 3: Descriptive Statistics See Quiz 1 Topics & Quiz 1 Practice Problems for more details
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QMB 3200-Quiz 1 TopicsrEVIEWProf. Gladys SimpsonTOPICSBasic ConceptsInterpreting GraphsDescriptive StatisticsBASIC CONCEPTSSome suggested Youtube videos related to this section:Introduction and Overview of main topics 14 min :http:/youtu.be/2gVI
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QMB 3200 | FALL 2012QUIZ 1 CH. 1, 2, & 3PRACTICE PROBLEMSProf. Gladys SimpsonLevels of Data MeasurementI am collecting data for all students who have enrolled in myQMB class over the past 3 years. What is the level of datameasurement for the follow
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Templates for:NORMAL CALCULATIONS & DISCRETE RANDOMVARIABLESPrepared By :Last Revision:Dr. Gladys E. Simpson & Luis V. (T.A.)May 17, 2012Click on each worksheet to view a sample question and how it would solved using that respective worksheet.Work
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QMB 3200 | FALL 2012QUIZ 2 CH. 4, 5, 6, & 7PRACTICE PROBLEMSProf. Gladys SimpsonProbabilityYou select a student at random from all those in a large university. A student can be majoringeither in Business or in Computer Science, and can be under 20 y
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QMB3200 | FALL 2012QUIZ 2 - N2KProf. Gladys SimpsonQuiz 2 Topics / Format / Due DateCovers Selected sections for Ch 4, 5, 6, 7See Quiz 2 Topics & Quiz 2 Practice Problems for details10 Questions 45 min time limit 2 attemptsTwo attempts Highest grad
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What Template Should I Use?Suppose a random sample of 46 is selected from a population with a standard deviation of 22. If thesample mean is 108, the 90% confidence interval for the population mean is _.In order to choose the correct template, we will
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QMB 3200- FALL 2012QUIZ 3 N2KProf. Gladys SimpsonQuiz 3 Topics / Format / Due DatesCovers textbook Chapters 8, 9 and 10 SeeQuiz 3 Topics, Quiz 3 Hints & Tips, Quiz 3 What TemplateShould I use10 Questions 45 minutes Time limitTwo attempts Highest
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QMB 3200QUIZ 3 TOPICS REVIEWProf. Gladys SimpsonQuiz 3 TopicsInference for a single Population TextbookChapters 8 and 9n CH8 :Exclude section 8.4 (estimating population variance).n Chr 9 Exclude sections 9.5 ( testing hypothesis about avariance)
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QMB 3200 | FALL2012Quiz 3 Ch. 8, 9, & 10Prof. Gladys SimpsonPractice problemsChapter 8Statistical Inference: Estimation ForSingle Populations8.1 Estimating the PopulationMean Using the z Statistic (Known)8.5A random sample of size 39 is taken
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QMB 3200 | FALL 2012QUIZ 4 N2KProf. Gladys SimpsonQuiz 4 Topics / Format / Due DateCovers Selected Sections of Chapter 11 & 1610 Questions 45 minutes Time limitTwo Attempts allowed Highest gradeCHAPTER 11 ANOVA (ignore Section 11.3)CHAPTER 16 CHI
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QMB 3200QUIZ 4 TOPICS REVIEWANALYSIS OF VARIANCE (ANOVA)CATEGORICAL DATA (CHI SQ)Prof. Gladys SimpsonANALYSIS OF VARIANCEANOVAThe idea of ANOVAAnalysis of variance (ANOVA) is the technique used to determinewhether more than two population means a
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QMB 3200 | FALL 2012QUIZ 4 CH. 11PRACTICE PROBLEMSProf. Gladys SimpsonChapter 11Analysis of Variance and Design of ExperimentsOne-Way ANOVA11.7 Develop a one-way ANOVA on the following data. Determine the observed Fvalue. Compare it to the critica
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QMB 3200 | FALL 2012QUIZ 4 CH. 11 & 16HINTS & TIPSProf. Gladys SimpsonQuiz 4 - Choosing the Correct TemplateThis power point presentation will help you identifythe information needed to determine whichtemplate to use.Most of the problems mentioned
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QMB 3200QUIZ 5 N2KREGRESSION ANALYSISProf. Gladys SimpsonQuiz 5 Topics / Format / Due DateCovers Chapters 12 & 13 : Linear Regression 10 Questions 45 minutes Time limit Two Attempts allowed Highest gradedate for First Attempt Sunday Nov 11th Due
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QMB 3200QUIZ 5 TOPICS REVIEWREGRESSION ANALYSISProf. Gladys SimpsonAgenda2Regression Overview Getting familiar with Regression Output RegressionCoefficients ANOVA output for the Regression ModelUsing MS Excel to run the regression DataAnalysi
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1. The following boxplot illustrates the total scores for a sample of 60 students.According to the graph, how many students had scores above 70 ?452. The following boxplot illustrates the total scores for a sample of 160 students.According to the grap