Study Questions Set 15 - BADM 3101 Spring 2014
Before reading any of the material for class today , answer the following question: What criteria should an
organization use to develop a compensation system (pay system) for employees?
True or False. Co
Refocusing job descriptions
Joinson, Carla - Deals with the use of job descriptions by human resource managers.
Implications of altering job descriptions; Information on skills and job roles; Importance of a
performance management system.
Study Questions Set 17 - BADM 3101 Spring 2014
After reading Chapter 9 of Moneyball, why do you think baseball players desire union representation and protection?
Identify a passage in the book that supports your view. Can you relate this to employees i
Study Questions Set 14 - BADM 3101 Spring 2014
The Flamingo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is considering developing a virtual reality based training program
aimed at improving customer service. The program, called Raise Your Bets would cover all componen
Study Questions Set 03 - BADM 3101 Spring 2014
Note: Change Chapter 2 (GM) reading to pages 57-67
1 . What is the primary question that stimulated Michael Lewis to engage in the research and to write his book? Is this a
question that would be of interests
Study Questions Set 25 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012
Before reading Chapter 17, answer the following question: What would you say are the two most important
reasons for the high failure rates of expatriates (a citizen of one country living and work
Absolute Judgment an appraisal format that asks supervisors to make judgments about
an employees performance based solely on performance standards
Behavioral Appraisal Instrument an appraisal tool that asks managers to assess a
Study Questions Set 04 - BADM 3101 Spring 2014
1. What is social categorization and how is it relevant to the workplace?
Social categorization is how humans identify their differences and compare themselves to others. It is based off of
Study Questions Set 09 - BADM 3101 Spring 2014
True or False: An honesty test can be reliable but not valid. Explain.
True because there is more to honesty in determining a good worker. Honesty tests are designed to determine whether or
not someone is
Study Questions Set 18 - BADM 3101 Spring 2014
On what page is the following quote: the problem with major league baseball is that it is a self-populating
institution? What does it mean? Is Chad Bradford an example?
Page 241. The quote means that histor
Study Questions Set 08 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012 (covers February 14 reading, but due February 16).
What is Oaklands overall strategy for the amateur draft? How does it differ from other teams? Does it give them
a competitive advantage?
Does Beane som
Study Questions Set 09 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012 (covers February 16 reading, due February 21).
True or False: An honesty test can be reliable but not valid. Explain.
They are very real and can definitely be valid. But unfortunately there are high incide
Study Questions Set 04 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012
1. How does job design differ from job analysis? Explain fully and provide examples.
Job analysis: the systematic gathering and organization of information concerning jobs.
Job design: the process of organizi
Study Questions Set 18 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012
Bring a copy of the Student Collective Bargaining Act to class March 27 (it is available at Blackboard Projects)
On what page is the following quote: the problem with major league baseball is that it is a s
Study Questions Set 15 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012 (Add Pay Dispute at Forever 21 - available in Blackboard).
Before reading any of the material for class today, answer the following question: What criteria should an
organization use to develop a compensati
Study Questions Set 21 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012
Before reading any of the material for today, answer this question: Should employees be permitted to join
together and engage in collective actions in order to improve employee wages and working conditions?
Study Questions Set 24 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012
How would you characterize the labor relations system in China? Provide examples. Based on your reading in
this class, how would you compare it the U.S. system of labor relations?
What role did labor rela
Study Questions Set 02 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012
1. What is the primary question that stimulated Michael Lewis to engage in the research and to write his book? Is this a
question that would be of interests to managers in non-sport industries? Please provide
Study Questions Set 26 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012
THE LAST SET OF STUDY QUESTIONS!
What HRM policies and procedures would you develop to reduce the problem of expatriate failure?
What is the debate surrounding anonymous resumes? Why cant France rely on s
Study Questions Set 03 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012
1. In what ways are the concepts of work flow analysis and business process reengineering relevant in terms of
Work flow analysis can be applied to Moneyball by looking at the way in which
Study Questions Set 06 - BADM 3101 Spring 2012
Was Billy Beane a successful professional baseball player? Explain and provide examples. Select a passage
from Chapter 3 to illustrate your point.
Billy was an unsuccessful professional baseball player bec
The systematic process of collecting information used to make decisions about jobs. Job analysis
identifies the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of a particular job. Puts a job under the microscope to reveal impo
HR Management Midterm Study Guide
1) Job Analysis: The systematic process of collecting information used to make decisions about jobs. Job
analysis identifies the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of a particular job.
2) EEOC: Equal Employm
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): The Case of Roy Tarpley 1
Developed by Patrick P. McHugh, George Washington University
On June 12, 1970, Dock Ellis pitched a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates against the San Diego
Padres. What is perhaps mor
The Student Collective Bargaining Act
The SCBA gives students the right to engage in collective bargaining on mandatory
bargaining subjects and the right to refrain from collective bargaining activities.
Mandatory bargaining subjects include iss
STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM 2
BADM 3103 Human Capital in Organizations
Giving and Receiving Feedback; Teams
Giving and Receiving Feedback
1. Describe important principles for giving and receiving effective performance feedback:
o Be specific- state the behavior
The impact on profit of a change in the level of activity is captured in the
overall net operating income activity variance.
A standard- a benchmark for measuring performance
Direct Material Standardso The standard quantity per unit- amount of
The Sources of Power and Influence:
Some individuals are more capable of making things happen as compared to
others, not necessarily always formal authority.
Bases of Power:
French and Ravens model of five power bases.
The "Learning and Personal Improvement" reading from the
textbook (starting on page 49) emphasizes the need for self-awareness
and knowing one's personal strengths and areas that need
improvement. Think about your own personal strengths and
1. Interest in the particular topic
2. Motivated group of people
3. Extraordinary result Expectancy
In my opinion the motivation for these patient escort is relatively Low and the article
does not include specifically any of the 5 JCM identified core job