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0324302592_72717 - Chapter 9STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE...

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Chapter 9—STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TRUE/FALSE 1. Demand forecasting involves determining what human resources will be available both inside and outside the organization. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 2 2. Supply forecasting involves determining what human resources will be available both inside and outside the organization. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 2 3. Recruitment is the process of evaluating and choosing the best-qualified candidates from the pool of applicants available for the position. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 3 4. Many U.S. companies have developed a strategy of recruiting skilled workers from other countries, claiming that the labor pool of workers in the United States is not adequate. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 3 5. Selection is the process of evaluating and choosing the best-qualified candidate from the pool of applicants recruited for a position. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 4 6. Any instrument, device, or information used to make an employment decision is considered a test by the EEOC's Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection. ANS: T DIF: M OBJ: 4 7. Employment interviews are used in less than 50 percent of job hires for industrial positions. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 4 8. A loose, unstructured interview format usually works best. ANS: F DIF: M OBJ: 4 9. The job interview is usually the first source of information about a potential employee. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 4 10. One of the criticisms of interviews is that they permit only one-way exchange of information: from job applicants to the organization. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 4 11. Using a web site to advertise open positions is an example of external recruitment. 216
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ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 3 12. Internal recruitment involves advertising for and soliciting applicants from outside the company. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 3 13. Recruitment is the process of finding and attracting job candidates who are qualified to fill job vacancies. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 3 14. Internal recruitment involves identifying internal candidates and encouraging them to apply for and be willing to accept organizational jobs that are vacant. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 3 15. Validity means that a test will give the same results in a test/retest situation over time. ANS: F DIF: M OBJ: 4 16. Validity is the relationship between what a test proposes to measure and what is actually measures. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 4 17. Interviews, overall, tend to have low validity. ANS: T DIF: M OBJ: 4 18. An interview must be conducted in such a way that the person selected for the job as a result of the interview must be able to perform better than the person not selected. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 4 19. An organization's training needs can be identified through three types of analysis: (1) organizational, (2) task, and (3) industry. ANS: F
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