BA-4449 Human Resource Management: Chapter 4 Practice
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Actively coordinate or integrate the talent management functions.
Managers who take a talent management approach do which of the following?
Talent management software
Amazing Industries has implemented a system that tracks applicants, performance, and compensation. Which of the following best describes Amazing Industries' system?
The holistic, integrated, and results and goal-oriented process of planning, recruiting, selecting, developing, managing, and compensating employees defines which of the following?
Talent management software
Employers often use which of the following to coordinate their processes for planning, recruiting, selecting, developing, managing, and compensating employees?
Traditional approaches view the steps in the staffing process as discrete and linear; the talent management approach views the steps in the process as interrelated and integrated.
Which of the following best describes the difference between the traditional approach to staffing and the talent management approach to staffing?
Decide what positions to fill.
Which is the first step in the talent management process?
Which of the following occurs when employees are assigned additional activities at the same level of responsibility?
Which of the following shows the title of each supervisor's position and, by means of connecting lines, who is accountable to whom, who has authority for each area, and who is expected to communicate with whom?
A job analysis produces the information necessary for writing which of the following?
Molly recently joined the customer service department and began by managing two small accounts. During her performance appraisal, Molly was told she is doing well and will now have three additional accounts to manage. Which of the following has Molly experienced?
On Mondays and Tuesdays Tyler works on production line A, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays he works on production line B, and on Fridays he works on production line C. Which of the following is Tyler experiencing?
Brittany is working as the assistant in the human resource department while attending school. Until now her duties have been mostly clerical. Brittany's manager would like her to take on some of the recruiting responsibilities such as screening candidates through phone calls and resume reviews. Brittany has experienced which of the following?
The open-ended question "How would you describe your job?" would most likely be used in which type of job analysis method?
Which job analysis technique would work best when the job consists mainly of physical activities?
It could distort information
Which of the following is a disadvantage of using interviews to collect job information?
A group interview
Brooklyn manages a team of 40 administrative associates and needs to quickly gather information on what their job entails. Which method would be best for Brooklyn to get the information she needs?
Position analysis questionnaires
When quantifying the worth of each job in a department for pay purposes, which is the best method of collecting information?
Reactivity is a drawback of which method of collecting job analysis data?
Standards of performance
Which section of the job description lists the level of achievement for each main duty of the job that the company expects of its employees?
A brief description of the job would most likely be found in which section of the job description?
"The administrative assistant answers phones, maintains appointment calendars, prepares and revises documents, and makes travel arrangements" would be found in which section of the job description?
Where the job is located is noted in which section of the job description?
In which section of the job description would an employee find information on noise levels and hot or cold temperatures in the workplace?
Standards of performance
The expectation "must complete 30 cycles per shift" would be found in which section of the job description?
Which of the following is a list of the necessary education, skills, and personality for a job?
Which of the following is the main step in creating a job-requirements matrix?
Length of previous service
A job specification for a trained and experienced employee is likely to include which of the following?
Which of the following best describes a job's main duties, each duty's purpose, and the knowledge and skills someone must have to perform each duty?
Which of the following shows managers what type of person they should recruit and what qualities the candidates should be tested for?
Observe employees on the job
Which of the following is NOT a step in creating a job specification based on statistical analysis?
Being psychologically involved in, connected to, and committed to getting one's jobs done is known as which of the following?
According to a study by Development Dimensions International, which of the following is a trait that seems to predict the likelihood that a candidate will become an engaged employee?
The observable and measureable human behaviors that make performance possible are known as _______.
Identification of knowledge and experience needed
Which of the following would NOT be found in the proficiency-level section of a competency statement?
Description of observable behaviors
Which of the following is an element of a competency statement?
Which of the following describes a cluster of highly interrelated attributes?
Companies today are listing the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to do the job whereas traditionally they listed _______.
Managers use a(n) _______ to determine whether the way a job relates to other jobs makes sense, or whether the job should even exist.