TEST BANK - Managing-Human-Resources-8th-Edition-Cascio-Test-Bank.pdf

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A. talent management B. onsite child care C. training D. annual company reports 70. Indirect measures of training outcomes can often be converted into estimates of the dollar impact of training by using a method known as: A. work-life initiative. B. value creation. C. behavior costing. D. utility analysis. 71. Explain the four critical components of the LAMP model. 72. Differentiate between controllable and uncontrollable costs and the direct and indirect measures of these costs with examples. 73. Define employee attitudes and describe the elements that make up an individual's attitude.
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74. What are three broad categories of costs in the basic turnover costing model? 75. The very best managers seem to share four key behaviors that help to trigger the 12 worker beliefs that underlie a profitable, productive workplace. Identify the four behaviors. 76. What two things can organizations do to help reduce the costs of "controllable" cost factors? 77. Job satisfaction is a multidimensional attitude made up of attitudes regarding what five areas of employment? 78. Name at least two of the four elements in separation costs. 79. What is the primary purpose of measuring turnover costs?
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80. What is a work-life program?
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Chapter 2 Key 1. (p. 41) The firm's strategy and goals must guide the work of each business unit and of that unit's HR management activities. TRUE AACSB: Reflective thinking Blooms: Comprehension Cascio - Chapter 02 #1 Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 2. (p. 43) The logic guiding the measurement of turnover begins with the assumption that employee turnover is equally important everywhere. FALSE AACSB: Reflective thinking Blooms: Comprehension Cascio - Chapter 02 #2 Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 3. (p. 44) Opportunity costs are direct costs associated with mismanaged organizational stress. FALSE AACSB: Analytic Blooms: Knowledge Cascio - Chapter 02 #3 Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 4. (p. 44) Indirect measures of costs cannot be converted to direct measures. FALSE AACSB: Reflective thinking Blooms: Knowledge Cascio - Chapter 02 #4 Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 5. (p. 45) Both direct and indirect costs, as well as benefits, must be considered to apply HR measurement methods properly. TRUE AACSB: Analytic Blooms: Knowledge Cascio - Chapter 02 #5 Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 6. (p. 45) In any area of behavior costing, all types of cost are controllable through prudent HR decisions. FALSE AACSB: Reflective thinking Blooms: Knowledge Cascio - Chapter 02 #6 Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 7. (p. 46) The real payoff from determining the cost of employee behaviors lies in being able to demonstrate a financial gain from the wise application of human resource management methods. TRUE AACSB: Reflective thinking Blooms: Comprehension Cascio - Chapter 02 #7 Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 8. (p. 46) Attitudes are internal states that focus on particular aspects of or objects in the environment.
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