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Human Resource Management Test 1
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Which of the following is a benefit of outsourcing?
It Eliminates jobs that tend to be repetitious
Which of the following departments of an organization was usually thought of as a stuff function?
The Legal Department
The ___ offers three core certifications; Professional in Human Resources, Senior Profession Human Resources, and ?Global Professional In Human Resources
Human Resource Certification Institute
Techup Inc, A computer manufacturing firm, hires an external specialist agency to perform background checks on its new employees. By doing this techup inc. ensures quality service and saves both time and labor costs. In the given scenario techup inc is using _____.
Fulfilling the psychological contract between employers and employees aligns with the human resource management goal of ____
Promoting individual growth and development
The ____ is the human resource management fields largest professional hr organization
Society for Human Resource Management
_____ Prohibits discrimination on the basis of an individual's race,color,religious beliefs, sex, or national origin
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Wage is a chain of veterinary clinics. As a growing organization, the management of wags recognizes the need to coordinate various human resource management activities. it feels that all staffing activities should be directed at identifying and attracting skilled works that appraisals, compensation, and performance management should reflect an employee's nature. Which of the following approaches to HRM explains the managements recognition of the need to coordinate HRM acclivities?
The systems approach
The ____ revealed that individual and group behavior plated an important role in organizations and that human behavior at work was something mangers really needed to understand more fully
Which of the following supplanted scientific management as the dominant approach to management during the 1930s
The human relations era
_____ Refers to treating social outcomes and financial outcomes as complementary, rather than competing outcomes.
____ is an economic measure of efficiency that summarizes and reflects the value of the outputs created by an individual, organization, industry, or economic system relative to the value of the inputs used to create them
Which of the following statements is true of traditional line managers?
They are directly responsible for creating goods and services
The basic premise of the human relation era was that:
Satisfied employees work harder and are more productive
The __ established, for the first time, the workweek in the united stated as 40 hours per week
Fair Labor Standards Act of 1988
The ___ Prohibits employers from collecting information about employees family history of disease
Genetic information nondiscrimination act
____ states that a condition like race,sex,or other personal characteristic legitimately affects a persons ability to person the job, and therefore can be used as a legal requirement for section.
A bona fide occupational qualification
A construction company provides employees working at construction sites with hard hats. It also provides them with coveralls so that workers do not come into direct contact with any harmful materials. These measures taken by the company are in compliance with ______
Occupational safety and health act
_____ Exists when individuals in similar situations are regarded differently based on the individuals race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability status,
Disparate Treatment discrumination
____ suggests that disparate impact exists if a selection criterion results in a selection rate for protected class that is less than 80 percent of that for the majority group
The four-fifths rule
Who among the following is subject to the regulations of the drug free workplace act f 1988
Brett, Who is a driver and transports armaments to military bases
Quid Pro quo harassment typically involves
Asking sexual favors in exchange for something of value
Which of the following statements is true of business necessity?
It is a practice that is important for the safe and efficient operation of a business
The ___ Requires that all federal agencies, as well as federal contractors and subcontractors receiving more than $2,500 a year from the federal government, engage in affirmative action for disabled individuals
Vocational rehabilitation act of 1973
Which of the following laws allows law enforcement agencies to carry out investigations of potential terrorists without having to inform the targets of these investigations?
The patriot act
The ___ of 1974 guarantees basic minimum benefit that employees could expect to be paid at retirement
Employee retirement income security act
____ Mirrors the civil rights act in terms of outlawing discrimination, but also requires federal contractors and subcontractors, with contracts greater than $50,000, to file written affirmative action plans
Executive order 11246
Which of the following statements is tire of a mission statement
It provides subtle cues about the importance that an organization places on it human resources
In the context of the adaptation model, the ___ is a strategic alternative that is seen as a strategic failure and is not help up as model that nay firm should emulate.
___ Refers to the relatively stable set of psychological attributes or traits that distinguish one person from another
_____ Is a person adaptive response to a stimulus that places excessive psychological or physical demands on that person
Labor relations is the process of dealing with employees who are represented by ______
When an organization is using a turnaround strategy, it human resource managers need to be involved in:
decreasing the size of the organization workforce
____ Refers to the framework of jobs, positions, groups of positions, and reporting relationships among positions that are used to construct an organization.
A ___ occurs when an organization finds that its current operations are not effective, and major changes are usually needed to rectify the problem
An organizations ____ refers to the set of values that helps its members understand what the organization stands for, how it accomplishes what it wants to accomplish, and what it considers important
___ is the most appropriate in relatively stable conditions with a moderate degree of uncertainty and risk
The analyzer strategy
What of the following is a difference between the functional design and the divisional design of organizations?
In the functional design, senior management usually provides coordination across deparments, whereas in the divisional design, a firm has a single corporate-level human resource department to manage all human resource activities
the ____ is used when an organization tries to target a specific segment of the marketplace for its products or services
Which of the following statements best defines a stability strategy?
It is adopted by a company that plans to stay in its current businesses and intends to manage them as they are already being managed.
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