Chapter 1: Introduction to Human Resource Management
The basic functions of management include all of the following except
(c; moderate; p. 2)
The management process i
Chapter 6: Employee Testing and Selection
Hiring workers who have criminal backgrounds without proper safeguards
is considered _.
a. improper hiring
b. negligent hiring
c. appropriate depending upon the job
d. negligent intent
Chapter 10: Managing Your Career
_ is a process for enabling employees to better understand and
develop their career skills and interests and to use these skills and interests
most effectively within the company and afterwards.
Chapter 3: Strategic Human Resource Management and the HR Scorecard
A _ is the companys plan for how it will match its internal
strengths and weaknesses with external opportunities and threats to
maintain a competitive advantage.
Chapter 13: Benefits and Services
The indirect financial and nonfinancial payments employees receive for
continuing employment with the company are called _.
b. employee compensation
Chapter 17: Managing Global Human Resources
Geert Hofstede called the extent to which less powerful members of
institutions accept and expect an unequal power distribution _.
b. time framework
d. power di
Chapter 7: Interviewing Candidates
The _ is considered by many to be the most important screening
a. telephone reference
b. reference letter
c. selection interview
d. management assessment center
e. work sampling technique
Chapter 12: Pay for Performance and Financial Incentives
Frederick Taylor referred to the tendency of employees to work at the
slowest pace possible and to produce at the minimum acceptable level as
a. social loafing
b. systematic so
5 out of 5 points
occurs only when
there is reliance on
a statement of
5 out of 5 points
The purpose of
tort law is to
Chapter 9: Performance Management and Appraisal
The process of evaluating an employees current and/or past performance
relative to his or her performance standards is called _.
b. employee selection
c. performance apprais
Chapter 8: Training and Developing Employees
_ provides new employees with the basic background information
required to perform their jobs satisfactorily.
a. Employee recruitment
b. Employee selection
c. Employee orientation
Chapter 14: Ethics, Justice, and Fair Treatment in HR Management
The principles of conduct governing an individual or a group are referred
to as _.
(c; easy; p. 553; AACSB: ethical reaso
Chapter 15: Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
About _% of people working in the United States belong to
(b; easy; p. 596)
One of the earliest unions in the United States, the Knights of La
Chapter 16: Employee Safety and Health
Each year there are roughly _ cases of workplace accidents per
100 full-time workers in the United States.
(c; easy; p. 638)
White collar employees working in office bu
Summer 1, 2013
12 questions, 1 point each. Mark your answers on the scantron. 2 short problems, 2 points each.
1. Which one of the following is a disadvantage of a sole proprietorship?
60. Which of the following is not one of the assumptions of the basic EOQ model?
A. Annual demand requirements are known and constant.
B. Lead time does not vary.
C. Each order is received in a single delivery.
D. Quantity discounts are available.
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Chapter 3 Forecasts
Forecasting techniques generally assume an existing causal system that will continue to exist in
2. Forecasts for groups of items tend to be less accurate than forecasts for individual items
because forecasts for indiv
Chapter 4: Job Analysis
_ is the procedure through which one determines the duties
associated with positions and the characteristics of people to hire for those
a. Job description
b. Job specification
c. Job analysis
d. Job c
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1. The strategies and structures used by the
organization are based on the firm's core
2. Managers who want to strengthen their
firms' competitiveness via core