Chap012 - Chapter 12, The Human Resource Business Process...

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Chapter 12, The Human Resource Business Process True/False Questions 1. The human resource business process encompasses activities needed to acquire and to pay for employee labor. Ans: True 2. At the value system level, the human resource business process is the point of contact between the enterprise and its employees, who are considered external business partners. Ans: True 3. Although enterprises utilize employees' knowledge and skill, the enterprises usually do not end up owning employees' knowledge and skill. Ans: True 4. In a typical REA enterprise value chain diagram, labor is the resource that flows into the payroll process. Ans: False Response: Labor typically flows OUT of the payroll process because labor is the resource acquired within the payroll process; Cash is the resource that flows into the payroll process and within that process is then used to acquire labor. 5. In the payroll cycle, a staffing plan schedules specific employees to work on certain future days and times. Ans: False Response: A staffing plan specifies a number of hours needed of certain labor types. It may suggest employees but does not schedule dates, times, or specific employees. An employee schedule schedules specific employees to work on certain future days and times. 6. In the payroll cycle, an employee schedule is a mutual commitment event that obligates the employee to work specific hours and obligates the enterprise to pay a certain amount of cash for that work. Ans: True 7. Timecards capture information about labor acquisitions in the payroll cycle. Ans: True Dunn/Cherrington/Hollander, Enterprise Information Systems: A Pattern Based Approach, 3e 1
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Chapter 12, The Human Resource Business Process 8. To calculate wages payable, one should focus on the Participation relationship between Cash Disbursement and Employee in the payroll cycle. Ans: False Response: Wages payable calculations focus on the Duality relationship between Labor Acquisition and Cash Disbursement in the payroll cycle. 9. Labor requisition events are often documented with staffing plans. Ans: True 10. Labor acquisitions are fulfilled by labor requisitions. Ans: False Response: Labor acquisitions fulfill employee schedules, which fulfill labor requisitions. Labor acquisitions are not fulfilled by anything. 11. Labor acquisition is the primary economic increment event in the human resource business process. Ans: True 12. Labor requisition events typically participate in duality, participation, and stockflow relationships. Ans: False Response: Labor requisition events typically participate in proposition, fulfillment, and participation relationships. 13. In the human resource process for most enterprises, participation relationships between mutual commitment events and employees are usually many-to-many, because an employee can be scheduled to work multiple times and a schedule can include many employees.
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