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Chapter 1 Meeting Present and Emerging Strategic Human Resource Challenges MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 1. As the director of HR, you are in a meeting with your corporate officers discussing the firm’s deliberate use of human resources to gain a competitive edge against your competitors in the marketplace. You are discussing: a) your HR strategy for the company. b) the general business environment in which your company must operate. c) the tactics you plan to use in reaching corporate objectives. d) the individual issues that are involved in creating your HR plan. e) the legal environment in which your company operates. Answer: b E--Application Page: 3 2. Tony works in the finance department as an accounting clerk. He keeps a time card and receives extra pay for any overtime he works. Tony is: a) an exempt line employee. b) a nonexempt staff employee. c) an exempt staff employee. d) a nonexempt line employee. e) not in any of these categories. Answer: b M--Application Page: 4 3. An example of an individual challenge that HRM faces is: 4. HRM faces a number of environmental challenges, including: a) increasing organizational labor costs. b) decentralization of decision making. c) marketplace globalization. d) the need to empower company employees. e) self-managed work teams. Answer: c M--Recall Page: 4 1
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Part I Introduction 5. Due to the increasing work pace and burnout in the United States, more workers are facing higher degrees of stress. According to your text, some companies have chosen to: 6. Which of the following is NOT true of the Internet Revolution as it relates to HRM?
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