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Chapter 2 Strategy and Human Resources Planning MULTICHOICE 1. What is the first step in the strategic planning process? (A) putting together the human resource management team (B) executing the human resource plan (C) establishing the mission, vision, and values of the organization (D) aligning the human resource plan and the strategic plan Answer : (C) 2. Kramer Athletic Equipment is planning the future of the organization. In this process, the firm is making decisions such as whether to maintain its current path as industry leader in the running shoe business, or branch out to include casual footwear. In addition, the company is also discussing the various needs it will have for new staff if it does choose to go in a new direction. What is Kramer Athletic Equipment doing? (A) strategic planning (B) human resources planning (C) applying principles of strategic human resources management (D) planning both its business needs and its HR needs Answer : (C) 3. Organization Z is planning its future. In the process, the firm is making decisions such as what type of market it wants to be the leader in and what path to take to achieve this goal. What is Organization Z doing? (A) strategic planning (B) human resources planning (C) performing a Markov analysis (D) applying principles of strategic human resources management Answer : (A) 4. Eldorado Electronics wants to move from the stagnant calculator industry into the smart phone industry. To do so, however, it would have to make significant changes to its approach to product development in order to gain an edge in this competitive industry. What is the smartest next step for Eldorado Electronics?
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(A) It should consider how its strategic plans will affect its HR needs. (B) It should engage in human resources planning. (C) It should apply principles of strategic human resources management. (D) It should consider how its strategic plans will affect HR needs and also how its current HR status will affect its strategic plans. Answer : (D) 5. HR planning requires HR managers to focus more on an alignment between HR plans and which of the following? (A) the organization's financial strategy (B) the organization's marketing position (C) the organization's strategic plan (D) the competitive environment Answer : (C) 6. On the entrance to Mac Pencils' factory are the words "to provide the world with high-quality and dependable pencils." What is this an example of? (A) strategic vision (B) mission (C) core values (D) core resources Answer : (B) 7. Which of the following best captures the strategic intent of the organization? (A) its mission (B) its vision (C) its core values (D) its strategic human resource plan Answer : (B) 8. Which of the following best describes the core values of a company?
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(A) They represent the alignment of the strategic plan with the human resource plan.
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