Mngt 367 - Chapter 8 MC

Mngt 367 - Chapter 8 MC - Chapter 8 1. When the Wynn Las...

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Chapter 8 1. When the Wynn Las Vegas was hiring over 1,000 employees for its resort opening, the Wynn HR department selected ap- plicants for formal interviews after the applicants completed an online questionnaire. This is an example of a/an a. structured selection process. b. selection criterion. c. pre-screening process. d. multiple hurdles approach to selection. 2. The process of choosing individuals who have needed qualifications to fill jobs in an organization is called a. recruitment. b. selection. c. hiring. d. placement. 3. ____ involves fitting a person to the right job. a. Placement b. Orientation c. Selection d. Staffing 4. More than anything else, placement of human resources should be seen as a/an a. public relations activity. b. operating management responsibility. c. matching process. d. marketing tool. 5. Measurable indicators of the selection criteria are called a. performance standards. b. predictors. c. essential elements. d. validators. 6. Voltra, Inc., is planning to fill a number of openings for entry-level professionals. The selection process is quite extensive and includes several levels of individual interviews, team interviews, and psychological tests, as well as general ability tests. Much of the interview time is spent on the applicant’s philosophy of life and work. Voltra, Inc., is highly concerned with a. defining who is an applicant. b. complying with EEO and ADA requirements. c. person-organization fit.
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d. matching the person to the job. 7. Jill graduated with her MBA during a severe economic recession in the region. The only acceptable job she could find was in a bank officer training program for a major national bank. Jill was one of the top candidates when she was hired by the bank. She has been with the bank for three months and has become disillusioned with it. Jill feels that the individual bank customers are not valued, that the bank extends home mortgages to borrowers who are poor risks, and that the bank en- gages in misleading advertising. Jill is experiencing a. poor person-organization fit. b. a realistic job preview. c. the result of negligent selection by the bank. d. poor person-job fit. 8. Mark is unhappy with his new job as a first line supervisor at the call center. He dislikes trying to motivate his subordin- ates to increase their productivity. He is dreading having to give the upcoming performance appraisals to his subordinates. Mark finds the job boring and watches the clock all afternoon, longing for the end of his shift. Mark is experiencing a. poor person-organization fit. b. burnout. c. the result of negligent hiring. d. poor person-job fit. 9. Mary Ann is the recruiter for a large lighting products company, Northern Lighting, Inc. Not only does Northern Lighting have retail stores, it also supplies lighting for new residential and commercial facilities. Lighting designers for commercial facilities are scarce. Mary Ann and the company managers have decided to hire an individual who has the ability to learn
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course MNGT 367 taught by Professor Nichols during the Summer '11 term at Nicholls State.

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