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Unformatted text preview: 11 Student: _______________________________________________________________________________________ True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False 1. Human Resources Management is the process of deciding the number and types of people your business needs, and then, recruiting, selecting, developing, motivating, evaluating, compensating, and scheduling employees to achieve organizational goals. 2. Human resource management is receiving increased attention because the shift from traditional manufacturing industries to service and high-tech manufacturing industries requires workers to have more technical job skills. 3. Recruiting is relatively easy today because qualified labor is so plentiful. 4. Today, human resource management is viewed as a clerical function of keeping personnel records and processing payroll. 5. The human resource function has become so critical that it is now a concern of all managers. 6. The human resource manager's job is easier today than it was in the past because a growing percentage of the work force is highly educated and well-prepared for jobs in the contemporary business environment. 7. The reason industries such as robotics and biotechnology have grown rapidly in recent years is that the United States has a surplus of highly educated and experienced workers available for employment in these fields. 8. One of the challenges facing today's human resource managers is a shift in the age distribution of the labor force, including aging baby boomers, many of whom are deferring retirement. 9. Today's workers have an increased demand for benefits tailored to their individual needs. 10. Today's workers place a lower priority on leisure time than they did in the past. 11. One challenge faced by today's human resource managers is the fact that workers overseas often work for lower wages and are subject to fewer laws and regulations. 12. Today's workers tend to be very loyal, as evidenced by declining turnover rates in most industries. 13. Underemployed workers present a challenge for human resources managers. These are people who are working beyond their capabilities. 14. The appropriate term for employees whose skills and knowledge go beyond their current work environment and work responsibilities are underemployed workers. 15. Very few experienced employees have skill and knowledge that is considered a higher level than what they use at their jobs. 16. According to the Thinking Green box, &quot;Green Eggs and Ham&quot;, contemporary firms do not see a cost benefit to providing healthy snacks for employees....
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- Spring '11
- The American