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Name: ________________________ Class: ___________________ Date: __________ ID: A 1 Mt2050 Quiz Week 7 Chap 9-11 Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. The practice of hiring or promoting of applicants based on criteria that are not job relevant is called: a. affirmative action. b. equal employment opportunity. c. minority preference. d. discrimination. e. employment-at-will. ____ 2. Failure to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation can result in: a. substantial fines and penalties for employees b. limited inconvenience and no penalties for employers c. substantial fines and penalties for employers d. no fines or penalties for either the employee or employer e. no severe fines and penalties for employees and employers ____ 3. Which of these federal laws restricts mandatory retirement? a. the Americans with Disabilities Act b. the Immigration Reform and Control Act c. the Vocational Rehabilitation Act d. the Age Discrimination in Employment Act e. the Vietnam-Era Veterans Readjustment Act ____ 4. With ____, an employee can use computers and other telecommunications equipment to do work without going to an office. a. telecommuting b. social loafing c. the new social contract d. outsourcing e. downsizing ____ 5. A catalog retailer has a relatively high turnover rate among its new employees who are hired to work in its cavernous distribution center. Recently, the human resource department conducted a series of interviews with distribution center employees who were choosing to leave after only a couple of months. It was concluded that the employees felt too much time pressure to get orders of multiple items assembled; they did not know how difficult it was going to be. This was the primary reason these people were leaving so soon. One way the retailer can begin to solve this problem by using: a. external recruiting b. affirmative action c. better training and development d. realistic job previews e. employment-at-will ____ 6. While interviews are ____, they are generally ____ predictors of subsequent job performance. a. rarely used; not valid b. widely used; not valid c. rarely used; excellent d. widely used; valid e. closely monitored; excellent
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Name: ________________________ ID: A 2 ____ 7. A(n) ____ is developed from critical incidents relating to job performance. a. performance appraisal interview b. semantic differential rating scale c. behaviorally anchored rating scale d. unidimensional rating scale e. task correlation evaluation ____ 8. Armando is a new interviewer who just finished an interview with Jocelyn. Her professional style and her flawless grooming immediately struck him. Armando gave Jocelyn a very good evaluation although her previous work experience and educational background were not that exceptional. This is an example of which type of rating error? a.
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course MGT 2010 taught by Professor Edwun during the Spring '11 term at Utah State University.

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