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Miguel A. Reyna
Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods began as a small natural/organic
Miguel A. Reyna
Lisa Benavides- Forest International
Based outside of Atlanta, Georgia.
$11 billion in annual revenues.
Employs 45,000 people.
Generations of loyal employees.
Forest International Problems/Concerns
Miguel Angel Reyna
Seminar on Management and Leadership, MGMT 509
Dr. Jody Fry
Texas A&M-Central Texas
Due: April 25, 2013
Should have given the actual scores and discussed each dimension for your assessments. This
provides a better baseline
CHAPTER 5EXPANDING THE TALENT POOL: RECRUITMENT AND
1. Most American clothing makers have outsourced or offshored work because the quality of the items
produced is much greater when manufactured outside the United States.
CHAPTER 3EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
1. Equal employment opportunity refers to actions required of employers to correct past discrimination.
REF: p. 96
OBJ: 3-1 TYPE: K
2. The Equal Pay Act makes it
CHAPTER 7TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
1. If employees consistently achieve their productivity objectives, it might be a signal that training is
REF: p. 294
OBJ: 7-2 TYPE: K
2. Training is oriented towards broadening employees'
CHAPTER 11EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
1. Benefits generally account for approximately 14% of payroll costs.
REF: p. 474
OBJ: 11-1 TYPE: K
2. Surveys show that employees who are satisfied with their benefits are more likely to be satisfied w
CHAPTER 8PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND THE EMPLOYEE
1. Managers need to constantly engage in a dialogue with their subordinates.
REF: p. 344
OBJ: 8-1 TYPE: K
2. Most performance appraisals focus on long-term improve
CHAPTER 6EMPLOYEE SELECTION
1. While the overall selection process is the responsibility of the HR department, line managers often
make the final decision about hiring personnel into their unit.
REF: p. 247
OBJ: 6-1 TYPE: U
CHAPTER 9MANAGING COMPENSATION
1. Indirect compensation includes healthcare benefits and commissions.
REF: p. 394
OBJ: 9-1 TYPE: K
2. Companies are more heavily scrutinized than they have been historically by shareholders, governm
CHAPTER 4JOB ANALYSIS AND JOB DESIGN
1. Because a job analysis includes information about the requirements of someone performing
a job, it provides the criteria for evaluating the people who do the work.
REF: p. 146
OBJ: 4-1 TYPE:
CHAPTER 12PROMOTING SAFETY AND HEALTH
1. Employee morale can be affected by accidents and illnesses attributed to the workplace.
REF: p. 544
OBJ: 12-4 TYPE: K
2. Back injuries are the nations number one workplace safety problem.
CHAPTER 13EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND DISCIPLINE
1. Employee rights frequently involve an employer's alleged invasion of an employee's right to privacy.
REF: pp. 560-561
OBJ: 13-1 TYPE: K
2. In law, negligence is the failure to honor esta
CHAPTER 15INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
1. A multinational corporation is essentially a domestic firm that builds on its existing capabilities to
penetrate overseas markets.
REF: p. 656
OBJ: 15-2 TYPE: K
REF: p. 654
CHAPTER 2STRATEGY AND HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING
1. Organizations set procedures for making decisions to achieve those objectives through strategic
REF: p. 46
OBJ: 2-1 TYPE: K
2. Human Resource Planning (HRP) is the conduc
CHAPTER 10PAY-FOR-PERFORMANCE: INCENTIVE REWARDS
1. Historically, incentive plans have NOT been a major element of strategic compensation management.
REF: p. 436
OBJ: 10-1 TYPE: K
2. The performance threshold in incentive plans is
Operation Management Assignment 1 Part 2
1.9 and 1.10
(A) What is the labor productivity per labor-hour for these tires at Lakefront Manufacturing?
Lakefront produces 1000 tires per day.
Labor = 400 hr. / per / day at $12.50 = 5000
Raw Material = 20,000 p
Discussion Post 2
Based on your reading of Ch. 2 and your emerging definition of ethics, choose the number
that represents the extent to which you believe the United States version of free market
capitalism experienced today is ethical.
The number I have
1. Factors influencing the companys decision to enter the heavyweight segment of the
motorcycle market in the mid-1990s.
a. They wanted independence, freedom and making a name for themselves.
b. They wanted a bigger and better motorcycle than their compet
Your score is 100%. You answered 16 questions correctly.
Which of the following is not among the most common reasons an individual may fail to report
corporate codes of conduct
_ is the formal set of principles a person uses to determi
Discussion Post Week 1
Think about the three elements of an ethical organizational culture outlined in the article,
"Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Culture" by Mark Schwartz. In the first
paragraph of your post articulate your understanding of how t
CHAPTER 14THE DYNAMICS OF LABOR RELATIONS
1. Labor laws passed in the 1920s and 1930s favored the growth and stability of labor organizations.
REF: p. 604
OBJ: 14-1 TYPE: K
2. Union seniority provisions may eliminate management's
Your score is 73%. You answered 11 questions correctly.
Recruiting tools that provide useful behavioral information about a job candidates ethics include
which of the following:
all of the above*
Case Scenario 1: Barracuda Inc.
Barracuda Inc. is a lamp fixture manufacturer that is considering an entry strategy into the U.S.
home furnishings manufacturing industry. The existing landscape consists of many players but
none with a controlling sh
Jacob A. Dye
U.S. Patent Process
How do you file a U.S. Patent? According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, you
must determine the type of intellectual property protection that you need. Specific types of
inventions may nee
Jacob A. Dye
How AIG Failed
In 2007, credit default swaps were being sold as a method of insurance for the coverage
of various financial instruments during housing crisis. These financial instruments help to create
and spread the subprime
CHAPTER 1THE CHALLENGE OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
1. In general, many companies are realizing diminished demand for "touch labor" and an increasing demand for "knowledge workers."
REF: p. 13
OBJ: 1-4 TYPE: K
2. Knowledge worker
CHAPTER 16CREATING HIGH PERFORMANCE WORK SYSTEMS
1. The primary principles that support high performance work systems are teams, empowerment, and hierarchy.
OBJ: 16-1 TYPE: K | 16-1 TYPE: U
REF: p. 705
2. Today organizations are r