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A. functional B. voluntary C. involuntary D. dysfunctional
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58. What is the crucial issue in analyzing turnover? A. The number of transfers within an organization. B. The number of employees that leave the organization. C. The performance and replaceability of employees who leave versus those who stay. D. Determining the total cost of all turnovers and estimating the percentage of that amount that represents controllable turnover. 59. Which of the following is NOT one of the broad categories of costs in the basic costing turnover model? A. Benefit costs B. Separation costs C. Training costs D. Replacement costs 60. In the costing of employee turnover, the category of _____ costs includes the cost of the interviewer's time and the cost of the terminating employee's time. A. training B. separation C. replacement D. vacancy 61. Which of the following is NOT a cost element associated with replacing employees? A. Medical examinations B. Communicating job availability C. Informational literature D. Travel and moving expenses 62. Activities associated with in-processing new employees pertain to which of the following replacement cost elements? A. Travel and moving expenses B. Communicating job availability C. Preemployment administrative functions D. Postemployment acquisition and dissemination of information 63. If there is a formal orientation program, the per-person costs associated with replacements for those who left should be included in what cost element? A. Instruction in a formal training program B. Informational literature C. Instruction by employee assignment D. Staff meetings 64. According to the text, the major cost associated with employee turnover is probably: A. reduced productivity during the learning period. B. the per-person costs associated with replacements for those who left. C. the total cost of a formal orientation program. D. reaching final hiring decisions. 65. What is the purpose of measuring turnover costs? A. To show how to measure the effectiveness of the HR department. B. To realize the financial impact of human resource management activities. C. To improve management decision-making. D. To show how to assess the costs and benefits of people-related business activities. 66. Appointing a retention czar is an action associated with: A. employee orientation. B. work-life programs. C. a turnover-reduction strategy. D. training outcomes.
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67. The combined effect of all costs associated with turnover can easily cost _____ percent or more of the departing person's salary. A. 25 B. 50 C. 80 D. 150 68. Which of the following is most likely to be associated with the adoption of work-life programs? A. Percentage of women in the organization B. Organizations rated as having good track records in HR management C. Public-versus private-sector ownership D. Percentage of employees under the age of 35 69. A study by Circadian Technologies found that employers who provide _____ can reduce employee absenteeism and voluntary turnover by more than 20 percent.
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