Which one of the following is considered an effective Human Resource Management (HRM) activity?
A. The use of graphology for selection and placement.
B. The practice of not integrating HRM activities with goals.
C. Implementing programs
Which of the following human resource planning (HRP) roles assumes that one not only reacts and
adjusts to the environment, but proactively creates that environment as well?
All of the following statements are TRUE regarding the workforce prior to the early 1960s EXCEPT:
A. Across racial groups, women earned less than men, even in identical jobs.
B. Nonwhites represented 11 percent of the civilian labor forc
Why are so many organizations under pressure to globalize?
A. Favorable tax systems and regulations.
B. Access to exotic resources.
C. To give expatriates a country within which to locate an international office.
D. Because everyone else
A. is the foundation for most HR systems in organizations
B. includes information on the major tasks and duties to be performed.
C. is the procedure through which you determine the abilities needed to perform a job.
Reasons why performance appraisal should be conducted include:
A. performance appraisals help with promotion and salary decisions.
B. performance appraisals help determine training needs.
C. performance appraisals allows for the correcti
The difference between training and development is:
A. Developmental opportunities are not limited to improving employee's current job performance.
B. Training is mainly for the benefit of the individual, while development is mainly for
Which of the following statements regarding unions is FALSE?
A. Unions tend to not get involved in productivity improvement programs.
B. Union membership has dropped substantially in the 1980s.
C. Union influence is much greater outside
Generally, unions in the U.S. favor _ pay-for-performance systems.
C. upper-level management
E. merit pay systems
Common complaints of pay for performance systems include all of the fo
_ deals with perceptions of equity in the allocation of reward or penalties given by the
A. Defined justice
B. People (employee) justice
C. Distributive justice
D. Procedural justice
E. Demanded justice
_ is a perceptio
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the most dangerous industry
in the United States is:
A. coal mining.
D. fire fighting.
E. police work.
OSHA has responsibility fo
Which of the following is a definition of career management?
AAn organizational process which involves preparing, implementing, and monitoring career plans
. undertaken by an individual alone or within the organization's career systems.
Which of the following is true regarding validity?
A. A selection method is considered valid if it predicts some important criterion such as performance on
B. Validity is fairly easy to prove in a testing situation.
C Validity i
A group of jobs having the same basic nature of work (e.g., clerk, teacher, engineer) but requiring
different levels of skill, effort, responsibility or working conditions are known as
A. job classification
B. job family
C. job broadban