1. Define human resource planning.
2. What is meant by forecasting in HR?
3. What is a merger?
4. What is meant by a 'leading indicator' in determining labour demand?
5. What is meant by 'transitional matrices'?
6. What are the three
10. A directional strategy can best be described as:
A. the strategic principles of the company.
B. a specific strategy that is designed to help an organisation compete most effectively.
C. strategic 'opportunities' and 'threats'.
D. strategic challenges.
What is meant by 'strategy formulation'?
Strategy formulation is the process of deciding on the strategic direction by defining a
company's mission and goals, its external opportunities and threats, and its internal strengths.
5. What are the three dimensions of culture that need to be addressed when building an
organisation's culture which develops people?
6. There are a number of challenges associated with managing diversity. Name and describe the
eight categories mentioned i
10. Regarding centralisation as a critical dimension of organisational structure, which of the following
statements is most correct?
A. Centralisation is the degree to which decision-making authority resides at the top of the
What are the three major types of downsizing strategy identified in the text?
(1) Workforce reduction
(2) Organisational redesign
(3) Systemic change
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What is meant by organisational redesign?
13. The relationship between HRM and Employment Relations (ER) has been hotly contested in
Australia at the levels of:
A. public policy, organisational practice and theory.
B. public policy, funds management and political science theory.
C. public policy,
1. Define arbitration.
2. What are unions?
3. What are employment relations institutions?
4. Explain the difference between enterprise bargaining and collective agreements.
5. Explain the difference between 'individual contracts' and
'Diversity enlargement' is a technique aimed at:
A. decreasing the representation of groups with particular personal characteristics, such as
ethnic or gender backgrounds.
B. increasing the representation of groups with particular personal cha
Chapter 6 Key
Define an output.
An output is the product of a work unit that is often an identifiable thing, such as a completed
purchase order, a meal served in a restaurant or a completed item on a production line.
Consistency of the performance measure is an indicator of:
A. extrinsic reward.
B. intrinsic reward.
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Acceptability refers to:
A. whether the people who use the
14. Which of the following technologies is least likely to be applied to HRM in 2014?
A. interactive voice technology and the internet.
B. networks and client-server architecture.
C. relational databases, imaging, laser disc technology and groupware inter
Chapter 5 Key
A process by which a third-party hears evidence in connection with a dispute and makes a
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What are unions?
Are the continuous associati
The goal of recruitment is:
A. not simply to generate large numbers of applicants.
B. to attract as large as possible number of applicants regardless of their background.
C. find an external recruitment organisation to handle all company recru
Which of the following options is the correct definition for 'transactional psychological
A. Expectations between employers and union shop stewards that are focused on a specific
economic exchange with little flexibility and narrow
20. In 2010, Foxconn, a Taiwan-based multinational enterprise (MNE) operating in China as the
world's largest electronics parts supplier was labelled:
A. the most successful company in Taiwan.
B. the millionaire's club.
C. the ethical factory.
D. the suic
5. What are expatriates?
6. What are host country nationals (HCNs)?
7. What is meant by ethnocentric? Give an example.
8. Preparing and processing of expatriates returning to the parent company and country from an
international assignment is known as:
19. A standardised and popular measure of job satisfaction is the:
A. Engagement Survey Inc.
B. Job Analysis Index.
C. Job Descriptive Index.
D. Work Experience Index.
20. According to the recent AIM (Vic and Tas) survey, Australia's growing skills gap is
5. Define expectancy theory.
6. What is the difference between 'principal' and 'agent' in agency theory?
7. What is the merit increase grid?
8. The system that enables individuals to receive payments based on a measure of the organisation
Which of the following is a drawback that needs to be considered when introducing group
A. Competition between individuals is replaced by competition between teams.
B. Due to increased competition, quality may be compromise
19. Thinking about rights and duties of employees, which of the following is correct?
A. Duty to comply with labour contract
B. Duty to respect employers' property
C. Duty to comply with the law
D. All of the answers are correct.
20. In 2011, the Australi
An organisation's continuing, voluntary commitment to establish and maintain a systematic
approach to the management of environmental, social, economic and governance issues
A. contingency theory.
B. deontological theory.
TECA 1354 Case Study
Case Study Description
A case study is an objectively written, documented summary of a childs development at a particular point in time. It
includes information on the childs past experiences, present status and the prognosis for the
The strategic and operational issues faced by multinational enterprises (MNEs) in relation to
employment of parent country nationals (PCNs), host country nationals (HCNs) and third
country nationals (TCNs) regarding the filling of positions i
5. What is corporate social responsibility (CSR)?
6. What is meant by an analytic approach?
7. What is meant by an audit approach on reviewing the various outcomes of HR functional
8. Which of the following is a key indicator measure for the s
There are six determinants of procedural justice mentioned in the text, including:
B. bias suppression.
C. information accuracy.
D. All of the answers are correct.
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The four determinan
14. The ground-breaking study of the health effects of organisational change upon 10,000 public
servants in the United Kingdom, over a ten-year period, was known as the:
A. Whitehall studies.
B. Whitehouse studies.
C. London studies.
D. None of the answer
A. INTRODUCTION TO CYBER LAW
1. WHAT IS CYBER LAW?
Cyber law is an informal term which refers to new legislation and case law that is directed to legal
issues associated with cyberspace and also areas of traditional la
Huawei in Canada
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founded in 1987 in Shenzhen, China. The company is ranked the third largest global
telecommunications equipment maker servicing 36 out 50 of th