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Unformatted text preview: Human Resource Management: An Asian Perspective (Second Edition) Chapter 7: Interviewing Candidates Multiple Choice 1. The _____ is considered by many to be the most important screening method. a. telephone reference b. reference letter c. selection interview d. management assessment center e. work sampling technique (c; easy) 2. A(n) _____ is a procedure designed to obtain information from a person through oral answers to oral questions. a. writing test b. work sample simulation c. interview d. reference check e. background check (c; easy) 3. When an interview is used to predict future job performance on the basis of an applicants oral answers to oral questions, it is called a(n) _____ interview. a. selection b. appraisal c. exit d. preview e. structured (a; easy) 4. When an interview follows a performance appraisal and focus on discussing an employees performance rating, it is called a(n) _____ interview. a. selection b. appraisal c. exit d. preview e. structured (b; easy) 5. During a(n) _____ interview, a supervisor and an employee discuss the employees performance and future actions and goals. a. selection b. appraisal c. exit d. preview e. structured (b; easy) 96 Human Resource Management: An Asian Perspective (Second Edition) 6. _____ interviews can provide insight into sources of dissatisfaction for employees. a. Selection b. Appraisal c. Exit d. Preview e. Structured (c; easy) 7. Another word for unstructured interviews is _____. a. directive b. nondirective c. unformatted d. standardized e. content-free (b; easy) 8. Structured interviews are also referred to as _____ interviews. a. directive b. nondirective c. unformatted d. standardized e. content-free (a; easy) 9. Which of the following is a disadvantage of using structured interviews? a. consistency across candidates b. reduced subjectivity c. lower potential for bias d. enhanced ability to withstand legal challenge e. lack of ability to pursue follow-up questions as they develop (e; moderate) 10. An advantage of unstructured interviews is that they provide _____. a. consistency across candidates b. reduced subjectivity c. lower potential for bias d. enhanced ability to withstand legal challenge e. an ability to pursue follow-up questions as they develop (e; moderate) 11. Which type of interview could also be described as somewhat like a general conversation? a. nondirective b. directive c. standardized d. situational e. all of the above (a; easy) 97 Chapter 7: Interviewing Candidates 12. How do situational interviews differ from behavioral interviews? a. situational interviews are based on responses to past situations b. situational interviews are based on how an applicant might behave in a hypothetical situation c. situational interviews utilize predetermined situational questions and answers d. behavioral interviews ask applicants to describe their emotions in different hypothetical situations e. situational and behavioral interviews do not differ (b; difficult) 13. Which of the following statements is representative of what might be asked in...
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