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HRM Quiz 3 & 4
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If the organization selects someone who may pose a danger to coworkers and then harms coworkers in the company, what does the company potentially have?
a negligent hire
Concern with introversion versus extroversion is associated with ______ fit.
______ were created to guide employers in their efforts to comply with federal laws concerning all employment decisions, and especially the selection process.
Reece gave all 2018 job applicants a math test before hiring. In 2019, Reece looked at the performance appraisal scores of those applicants and found that the applicants who scored well on the math test also received high scores on the analytical aspects of their jobs as measured by their performance appraisals. Reece's math test appears to have ______.
When a test is consistent over time, what is that called?
Haley requires that all applicants take a paper-and-pencil test with logic and math problems on it. Haley is giving her applicants a(n) ______ test.
When conducting selection interviews, Kirsten has a list of prepared questions from which she does not deviate. She asks all job candidates the same questions in the same order. Kirsten uses a(n) ______ interview.
When conducting selection interviews, Benjamin likes to ask a series of yes/no questions such as "If hired, can you arrive at work each day by 8 a.m.?" and "Do you understand the essential functions of the job?" Benjamin is asking ______ questions.
In the ______, candidates must pass one test for employment before being eligible to move on to the next test.
A critical role for HR managers in the recruiting process is determining whether or not the job candidates are ______ for the job which is open.
Kara has identified the recruiting area for Acme Global's new plant. Acme will need many carpenters at its new facility, but there is another plant in the area hiring carpenters and offering them good wages. Kara believes that will make his job recruiting qualified applicants difficult. Which external force acting on recruiting efforts is Kara examining?
According to the textbook, when identifying the effective labor market, you must determine if you can find the ______ of candidates in that market.
right number and right type
According to the textbook, which of the following is true of the use of internal recruitment sources?
Internal recruiting may increase job satisfaction and organizational commitment.
What is a disadvantage of external recruiting?
The candidate may look good on paper but have no organizational experience.
Colleen has a short-term labor shortage. She needs to hire some workers quickly and does not have time to screen them herself. Her best external recruitment source would be ______.
Acme Corporation is hiring a translator. The job advertisement reads, in part, "In meetings, translate messages simultaneously into specified languages with a high degree of accuracy while dealing with difficult people who are frustrated by their lack of ability to communicate directly with others in the meeting." This type of job advertisement would be considered a ______.
realistic job preview
Allison found several job duties that were listed on her subordinate's job description which are no longer part of the job. Also, the company recently updated its strategic plan. Based on the new plan, Allison will add some related job duties to her subordinate's job and communicate with her subordinate about the changes. According to the textbook, Allison is engaged in ______.
The performance appraisal process always begins with the ______ in Step 1.
In performance appraisals, ______ means that a form provides enough information for everyone to understand what level of performance has been achieved by a particular employee within a well-identified job.
As a result of his last performance appraisal, Deron finally got the promotion he has been seeking for 3 years. His supervisor agreed with Deron that his performance had improved and that Deron was ready to take on more responsibility. This is an example of the ______ reason for conducting performance appraisals.
Evaluation of a salesperson's "tenacity" and "enthusiasm" is known as a ______ appraisal.
Charlie beat his deadline three times this month. Kara, his supervisor, puts a note in his file so she will remember his efforts during his performance evaluation later this year. Kara's note represents a ______.
As part of her job as a stock clerk, Breanna is required to take inventory to identify items to be restocked. At the beginning of each quarter, Breanna and her manager set a goal for reducing the amount of time it takes to get items restocked. This quarter, her goal is to reduce the time by 10%. At the end of the period, Breanna will review her numbers with her manager. If she has reduced the restock times by 10%, she will receive a raise. Breanna's performance appraisal is done using the ______ method.
management by objectives
On the first week of his new sales job, Bryan closed a huge sale. Although his work since has been average, he still receives excellent performance appraisal reviews. It is likely his manager is making a ______ error.
______ is mentally classifying a person into an affinity group and then identifying the person as having the same assumed characteristics as the group.
Natalie is teaching employees how to use the company's new software needed for their jobs. The knowledge, skills, and abilities they are learning will help them succeed in their work. Natalie is providing ______ to employees.
Training designed to prepare employees to perform their jobs effectively and introduce them to the organization is known as ______.
______ is the last step in the training process.
According to the textbook, readiness for training is a combination of ______.
ability and willingness
Tony thought the boss would not notice if he took a 2-hr lunch break when the work pace was slow. Tony was wrong. The boss was livid and reprimanded Tony in front of the entire team. As a result, Tony always makes sure he is back from his lunch break on time. What Tony experienced was ______.
An employee makes practical jokes on another employee. To stop the jokes, the "victim" employee stops reacting to them. What behavior shaping was provided here?
Jason is looking for a method of training his employees that will provide hands-on experience and allow for the instructor to customize the training to each employee's needs. Jason's best choice of training method would be ______ training.
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