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Ch. 11&12 Review Questions

Ch. 11&12 Review Questions - Joe Hunter MG 352 22NOV10...

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Joe Hunter MG 352 22NOV10 Chapter 11 Review Questions 1) How does staffing relate to the organizing function? A) The staffing function of management involves securing and developing people to perform the jobs created by the organizing function. 2) What is human resource planning? A) It involves getting the right number of qualified people into the right jobs at the right time. 3) What is a job analysis? A job description? A job specification? A skills inventory? A) Job analysis is the process of determining, through observation and study, the pertinent information relating to the nature of a specific job. Job description is a written statement that identifies the tasks, duties, activities, and performance results required in a particular job. Job specification is a written statement that identifies the abilities, skills, traits, or attributes necessary for successful performance in a particular job. Skills inventory consolidates information about the organization’s current human resources. 4) What is human resource forecasting? A) It is a process that attempts to determine the future human resource needs of the organization in light of the organization’s objectives. 5) Describe the relationship between job analysis, skills inventory, and human resource planning. A) Job analysis and skills inventory are used to determine a company’s current human resources standing, to aid in human resource planning. In other words, a
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company needs to know where they are to know what they need to get where they want to be. 6) Describe the purposes of the following government legislation: a) Equal Pay Act of 1963 – Prohibits wage discrimination on the basis of sex. b) Civil Rights Act of 1964 – Designed to eliminate employment discrimination related to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in organizations that conduct interstate commerce. c) Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1968, as amended in 1978 – Designed to protect individuals ages 40 to 70 from discrimination in hiring, retention, and other conditions of employment. Specifically forbids mandatory retirement at 65 except in certain circumstances.
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