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Quiz 1 Ch 1-3
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Location on Site: Chapter 1 > Chapter Quiz 1. Strategic staffing means: Correct Answer: staffing an organization in future o directed ways that support the org strategy and enhance organizatio 2. Deployment involves: Correct Answer: assigning talent to appropriate job organization.   3. If a staffing specialist analyzes the  organization's business forecast and  the economic forecast for the firm's  industry to determine the firm's likely  future demand for certain types of  talent, which of the following is being  done? Correct Answer: Planning  
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4. Which of the following is NOT a  component of strategic staffing? Correct Answer: Training   5. Negotiating a job offer with a  candidate is part of: Correct Answer: acquiring.   6. Although staffing practices can  influence turnover rates, staffing  practices have not been found to  influence a firm's stock market  performance. Your Answer: 8. Firms should select only those  candidates who already possess the  skills that can be quickly and  cheaply trained by the firm.
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Correct Answer: False 9. Forecasting the skills the  organization will need in the future is  an example of  employer branding . Correct Answer: False 10. The final hiring decision is usually  made by a staffing specialist. Your Answer: Location: Chapter2 1. Which of the following is NOT a  question addressed by a firm's  talent philosophy? Correct Answer: How many employees will we nee objectives?  
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2. A firm pursuing a competitive  strategy based on a customer  intimacy competitive advantage  would probably focus its staffing  efforts for its customer-oriented  positions on: Correct Answer: hiring adaptable team players with 3. Acquiring a stock of quality talent  creates a: Correct Answer: human capital advantage. 4. If a company's successful recruiting  practice can be easily copied by a  competitor, the recruiting practice  fails to have which requirement of a  competitive advantage? Your Answer: 5. A company's talent focus often  becomes more internal during the  __________ stage of their life cycle.
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maturity   6. A talent philosophy is a system of  beliefs about how employees should  be treated. Correct Answer: True 7. Companies pursuing a  differentiation strategy often try to  develop a competitive advantage  based on operational excellence. Your Answer: 8. An external talent focus requires  hiring people with the potential to  perform well in the organization's  training and development programs  and eventually assume leadership  positions in the organization. Correct Answer:
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