MGT 356 Exam 2 Spr 2011 Study Guide

MGT 356 Exam 2 Spr 2011 Study Guide - MGT 356; Spring 2011;...

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MGT 356; Spring 2011; Dr. Magnus MGT 356 Exam 2 Study Guide 1. What is OSHA? What organizations are covered? When must an employer report a workplace accident? What are OSHA’s inspection priorities? What are the penalties? (see pgs 583-595 12 th edition; pgs 639-647 11 th edition) a. OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration b. OSHA applies in general to all private business other than self-employed workers, domestic household employees, family members working on a farm, federal statute companies such as nuclear energy and weapons workers, mining companies and certain transport jobs. Government workers are also not covered by OSHA. c. Employer must report accident or exposure when the result in death, illness, injury that involves medical treatment other than first aid, loss of consciousness, restriction of work or motion and/or transfer to another job d. For inspection priorities OSHA takes a “worst-first” approach, examining imminent danger, catastrophes and fatal accidents first, employee complaints second, high hazard industries third and follow-up inspections fourth e. The penalties from OSHA are up to $250k or $500k if corporation for death of employee and can be imprisoned. Penalties usually range from $5k to $150k for willful and repeat violations and then can impose $7k per day penalty for failure to correct cited violation 2. How do training and development differ? a. Training usually refers to some kind of organized and finite in time event such as a seminar or workshop whereas development is a much bigger inclusive thing that is ongoing 3. What is a training needs assessment/analysis? What three analyses are involved in a needs assessment? What sources may provide data applicable to each analysis? a. A training needs assessment is a systematic, objective determination of training needs b. The three analyses involved are: b.i. Organizational Analysis – Determines the area of organization in need of training, if available use HRIS (ex. Sales, productivity, compaints or customer data) information to test hypotheses about training needs and use or collect performance data b.ii. Job Analysis – Determines what should be taught in the training so that trainees may perform their jobs in a satisfactory manner and can be derived from performance data if available b.iii. Person Analysis – assess who needs training by determining where employee performance is falling short of what is desired. This is the most cost effective way to determine who needs training. 4. What is transfer of training? How can a training program be designed so as to maximize chances for transfer? What factors of the trainee and/or training/transfer environment may impact how much trainees learn during
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course MGT 356 taught by Professor Dr.magnus during the Spring '11 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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