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Exam 1-3 Human Resources Management
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What was the first factors that increased the importance of Human Resource Management?
The Civil Rights Act
A company hires an external agency to manage payroll?
A Chain of restaurants, plan to implement certain strategies to increase worker productivity and efficiency?
This supplanted scientific management as a dominant application to manage during the 1930's?
Human Relations Era
The recognition that an individual and group behavior is important to an organization, it was facilitated by?
What is the basic premise of Human Relations movement?
Satisfied employees would work harder for a company
Which of the following is true of Human Resource Management in a modern organization?
Grown into a source of competitive advantage
Which of the following is true of The Civil Rights Act?
Required firms to fully understand legal context in which they functioned.
Which of the following specialized employees control their organization by what they know?
_ refers to the notion of treating social outcomes and financial outcomes as complementary, rather than competing?
Which of the following activities most directly relates to basic Human Resource Management goals of facilitating organizational competitiveness?
Strategic perspective that satisfies goals and objectives to the organization.
Which is NOT one of the four basic goals of Human Resources Management function?
Improving goal economy
____ refers to the overall set of expectations held by an employee with regards to what he or she will contribute?
Line Managers are:
Those who directly involved in creating goods and services.
Which is NOT true of successful HR Managers?
Their entry-level employment is limited to HR department
Which of the following bodies created Human Resource Certification Institute
Which of the following is stated by Title Seven Civil Rights Act:
it is illegal to refuse to hire any individual with respect to any aspect of employee relations on basis of individual's religion.
Which is necessary for establishing a prima facie case of discrimination based on the McDonald-Douglas test?
Individual should prove the organization continued to seek out other applicants with same qualifications.
Which of the following is true about utilization analysis?
Compares racial, sex and ethnic compositions of an employer's workforce to the availability of labor supply.
Quid pro quo harassment involves:
Sexual favors in exchange for something of value
___ prohibits discrimination against workers 40 years and older:
Age discrimination and Employment Act
Which of the following is not covered by American Disability Act?
Which of the following is not true of the Family Medical Leave Act?
Law applies to those who worked an average of 20 hours a week in 12 months.
American Disability Act requires companies to?
Make reasonable accommodations for disabled individuals
Which of the following is true of the Fair Labor Standards Act?
Established 40 hour workweeks in the US.
A Construction company provides hard hats for their employees. The company is taking the provision under:
___ ensures employees would be able to receive some pension benefits at time of termination?
Employee Retirement Income Security Act
___ was passed to regulate union actions and their international affairs?
Taft Hartley Act
What does OSHA require a company to-do?
Requires employers to furnish each employee with a place of employment free of hazards.
Privacy Act of 1974 entails?
Ensuring that federal employees can review their personal files
___ prohibits employers from collecting information on family history of disease
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
Addison Inc planned to close one of its plants. The company had to announce the closer would happen in 60 days after the announcement. Which of the following is the example explaining?
Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
Which of the following laws allows law enforcement agencies to carry out investigations of potential terrorists?
The Patriot Act
Which of the following is true of developing countries of China and India today?
Attractive sites for new business and joint ventures
__ refers to set of values that helps an organization's members understand what it stands for, how it does things, and what it considers important?
Which staffing model dominates using the host country nationals?
Polycentric Staffing Model
Geocentric staffing model is where?
An organization seeks to hire the best person available for the position regardless of where they come from.
Which of the following models involves staffing high-level foreign jobs with parent country nationals?
Term used when a company let's foreign firms make and distribute their product?
Under which two approaches to international business within HR functions would be least affected?
Which of the following staffing models is based on the assumption that the home-office perspectives and issues should take precedence over local issues?
Which international business strategy involves cooperation between firms and which may not involve sharing ownership?
Context of a firm entering the international business market. Which of the following is least associated with the firm's HR function?
Which of the following is least likely to be the basis of selection of an expatriate manager who is sent on a foreign assignment as a development opportunity, so they can learn and bring back information to home country?
Which of the following would earn a hardship premium?
An expatriate manager posted in a war-torn country
Which of the following is not likely to be part of the compensation package designed for expatriate managers?
Complete Tax exemptions
Which of the following is not true in the context of international transfers and assignments?
Expatriate on assignment are not considered when new opportunities present themselves within the organization.
Expatriate manager comes home from a foreign assignment.
A leading mobile software developer agrees to develop exclusive software application platforms for a new line of good quality, affordable smartphones, and they are to be launched by the device manufacturer. Which best exemplifies this business strategy?
A Pharmaceutical company headquarters in a company constructs a research lab in another country in order to make the best use of the efficient labor and technology available there: This is an example of?
Direct Foreign Investment
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