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Chap007 - Chapter 07 - Staffing Chapter 07 Staffing True /...

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Chapter 07 - Staffing Chapter 07 Staffing True / False Questions 1. The most admired companies live their cultures every day, and they go out of their ways to communicate it to both current employees as well as to prospective new hires. True False 2. There should be a fit between the intended strategy of an enterprise and the characteristics of the people who are expected to implement it. True False 3. Organizations in the mature stage are concerned with two things: fighting for market share and building excellence in their management teams. True False 4. Entrepreneurs are decisive individuals who can respond rapidly to changing conditions. True False 5. Job specifications, which standardize and formalize behavior, should be broadened into task descriptions that reflect the broader and more changeable strategic requirements of an organization. True False 6. Culture is the pattern of basic assumptions a given group has invented, discovered, or developed in learning to adapt both to its external and internal environments. True False 7-1
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Chapter 07 - Staffing 7. By linking staffing decisions to pay rates, companies try to ensure that their employees have internalized the strategic intent and core values of the enterprise. True False 8. As jobs become more complex, individual differences in output variability also increase. True False 9. The goal of any performance review is to identify applicants who score high on measures that purport to assess knowledge, skills, abilities, or other characteristics that are critical for job performance. True False 10. Unless a measure is reliable, it cannot be valid. True False 11. Although hiring management systems using advanced software can help screen candidates on items such as background and experience, they have done little to streamline the selection process. True False 12. Companies should regularly review employment application forms to be sure that the information they require complies with equal employment opportunity guidelines and case law. True False 13. Executives balk at spending time and money on HR research, even though poor hires are relatively inexpensive. True False 7-2
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Chapter 07 - Staffing 14. Evidence has shown that written recommendations and referrals can be very valuable in the selection process. True False 15. An employer has the legal duty or obligation to provide information to prospective employers. True False 16. If an employer's policy is to disclose reference information, providing false or speculative information could be grounds for a lawsuit. True False 17. Absenteeism and voluntary turnover are the outcomes that drug testing forecasts most accurately. True False
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