HR 7021 According to surveys, which of the following is the primary cause of ethical compromises in the work place

QUESTION 1According to surveys, which of the following is the primary cause of ethical compromises in the work place?Afeeling peer pressureBmeeting schedule pressuresCadvancing a boss’ career interestsDadvancing personal career interests1 points QUESTION 2Which of the following makes the CEO of a publicly traded firm accountable for ethics compliance?ATaft-Hartley ActBLandrum-Griffin ActCNorris-LaGuardia ActDSarbanes-Oxley Act1 points QUESTION 3Which of the following best describes the point method of job evaluation?Aranking each job relative to all other jobs based on pay gradeBcategorizing jobs into grades and classes based on specific rulesCdeciding which jobs have a higher number of compensable factorsDidentifying and quantifying the compensable factors present in a job1 points QUESTION 4With a geocentric staffing policy, a firm is most likely able to ________.Aprovide effective trainingBrecruit recent college graduatesCuse its human resources efficientlyDstrengthen its image within a local community1 points QUESTION 5Which of the following best explains identity in regards to the Scanlon plan?Aphilosophy of cooperation among employeesBclear articulation of the company missionChigh level of competence from all employeesDcorporate-wide benefits and savings1 points QUESTION 6Which of the following terms refers to the automated end-to-end process of planning, recruiting, developing, managing, and compensating employees throughout the organization?Aperformance managementBhuman resource managementCmanagement by objectivesDtalent management1 points QUESTION 7Which of the following is NOT one of the forms of equity related to compensation issues?AgroupBexternalCindividualDprocedural1 points QUESTION 8John is a sales representative in a jewelry store. He typically works 40 hours per week and his pay is completely based on his sales. He earns a 5% commission for every sale he makes. Which of the following terms best describes John’s situation?Aperformance-based compensationBindirect financial compensationCtime-based compensationDpiecework pay1 points QUESTION 9Studies indicate that in order for merit pay to be most effective, it should be linked to ________.Acompany profitsBannual base salaryCemployee overtimeDemployee performance1 points QUESTION 10Which of the following is the easiest and most popular technique for appraising employee performance?Aalternation rankingBgraphic rating scaleCforced distributionDconstant sum rating scale1 points QUESTION 11Which of the following will most likely increase as a result of employees experiencing significant job stress?AretirementsBpunctualityChealth care costsDwork quality1 points QUESTION 12Which of the following terms refers to reassignments to similar positions in other parts of a firm?AtransfersBlayoffsCdismissalsDpromotions1 points QUESTION 13The principles of conduct governing an individual or a group are referred to as ________.AjudgmentsBethicsClawsDvirtues1 points QUESTION 14Small business owners can use O*NET when they need help with ________.Awriting job descriptionsBfiling accident reportsCtesting job applicantsDfiling business taxes1 points QUESTION 15Which of the following should be the first method used to reduce workplace accidents?Aenforcing job rotationBscreening job applicantsCremoving physical hazardsDrequiring employees to use PPE1 points QUESTION 16The Occupational Safety and Health Act was intended to ________.Aset national, state, and local safety and health standardsBassure every person safe and healthful working conditionsCprovide safe and healthful working conditions to self-employed personsDprevent the occurrence of occupational illnesses among public employees1 points QUESTION 17Which of the following is a work-life benefit offered exclusively by small businesses?Aprofessional development seminarsBdisability and life insurance benefitsCcompressed workweeks during the summerDjob rotation and job enrichment opportunities1 points QUESTION 18In which country do individuals have a high acceptance of unequal power distribution between managers and subordinates?AMexicoBHong KongCSwedenDUnited States1 points QUESTION 19________ refers to bringing a manager back home after a foreign assignment has been completed.AExpatriationBRepatriationCMediationDJob rotation1 points QUESTION 20Which act regulates vesting rights and portability rights?AFair Labor Standards ActBTitle VII of the Civil Rights ActCEmployer Retirement Income Security ActDEqual Pay Act of 19631 points QUESTION 21________ are formal, employee-elected groups of worker representatives that meet monthly with managers to discuss topics affecting the employees.ABargaining unitsBWork councilsCMediation groupsDEmployee boards1 points QUESTION 22Daniel is a manager for Siemens China, and it is time to conduct performance appraisals. During the appraisals, it would be most effective for Daniel to ________.Alink performance with employee bonusesBmake personal comments to the employeeCfocus on quantifiable, objective resultsDpost appraisal results for each team1 points QUESTION 23If passed, the Employee Free Choice Act would ________.Aban union membership for federal employeesBallow mass union e-mails at the work placeCallow the formation of global unionsDinstitute a card check system1 points QUESTION 24Research indicates that employee stock ownership plans most likely ________.Aencourage employees to retire too earlyBplace firms at greater risk for employee lawsuitsCincrease employee commitment and motivationDencourage transparency within global organizations1 points QUESTION 25Which incentive plan is based on a philosophy that managers and employees must cooperate together?Acash planBScanlon planCdeferred profit-sharing planDemployee stock ownership plan1 points QUESTION 26According to experts, the primary hindrance to a firm’s productivity is its inability to ________.Aestablish effective manufacturing facilitiesBacquire and maintain human capitalCuse advanced accounting controlsDattain adequate cash and credit1 points QUESTION 27All of the following are common characteristics of computerized selection interviews EXCEPT ________.Aquestions presented rapidlyBresponse times measured for any delaysCquestions focused on experience and skillsDessay questions based on hypothetical situations1 points QUESTION 28If a person scores a 78 on a test on one day and scores a 79 when retested on another day, you would most likely conclude that this test is ________.AvalidBinvalidCreliableDunreliable1 points QUESTION 29Mario hopes to be promoted to the head of his department next year. In the meantime, he has been assigned to spend a year as an assistant to the current department head. Which type of training is most likely being used in this example?Ajob rotationBjob instructionCcoaching methodDinformal learning1 points QUESTION 30Consider the question: “Can you provide an example of a specific instance where you provided leadership in a difficult situation?” What type of question is this?Abackground questionBbehavioral questionCsituational questionDjob knowledge question1 points QUESTION 31A graphic model that presents a precise overview of the knowledge, skills, and behaviors someone would need to perform a job well is known as a ________.Ascatter plotBcompetency modelCclassification tableDorganizational chart1 points QUESTION 32Joaquin records every activity in which he participates at work along with the time it takes him to complete each activity. Which of the following approaches to job analysis data collection is most likely being used at Joaquin’s workplace?AdiariesBinterviewsCobservationsDquestionnaires1 points QUESTION 33Harley-Davidson sells a line of boots, helmets, and leather jackets indicating that the firm is pursuing which of the following strategies?Aconglomerate diversificationBgeographic expansionCrelated diversificationDhorizontal integration1 points QUESTION 34A(n) ________ is a multi-day simulation in which candidates perform realistic tasks in hypothetical situations and are scored on their performance.Awork sampling eventBsituational judgment testCmanagement assessment centerDapplicant personality test1 points QUESTION 35A recruiting yield pyramid is the historical arithmetic relationship between all of the following EXCEPT ________.Ainternal and external candidatesBoffers made and offers acceptedCrecruitment leads and inviteesDinterviews and offers made1 points QUESTION 36A workflow analyst would most likely focus on which of the following?Amethods used by the firm to accomplish tasksBbehaviors needed to complete specific workCa single, identifiable work processDa quantifiable worker skill1 points QUESTION 37A firm’s functional strategies identify the broad activities that each ________ will do in order to help the business accomplish its strategic goals.AsupplierBdepartmentCexecutiveDemployee1 points QUESTION 38MTR Enterprises failed to provide adequate safety training to one of its employees. As a result, the employee harmed a customer. A court would most likely find MTR liable for ________.AdiscriminationBnegligent trainingCoccupational fraudDhazardous training1 points QUESTION 39All of the following are ethical issues that must be considered by human resource managers EXCEPT ________.Acomparable workBworkplace safetyCaffirmative actionDFCC regulations1 points QUESTION 40An interest inventory compares an applicant’s current interests with the interests of ________.Aretired workersBother people in the same industryCother people in various occupationsDmanagers and executives in the firm1 points QUESTION 41All of the following are literacy training methods used by employers EXCEPT ________.Aproviding computerized simulationsBassigning writing exercises to employeesCholding math and reading classes at workDsending employees to adult education classes1 points QUESTION 42A trend analysis is limited in its usefulness because it ________.Aoverlooks the passage of time in regards to staffingBaddresses only the financial impact of employment changesCassumes constant increases in worker productivityDoverlooks changes in workforce demographics1 points QUESTION 43Connor, a manager at a boat manufacturing firm, takes a talent management approach to his duties. Which of the following would Connor most likely do?Acoordinate recruitment and compensation activitiesBuse different competencies for recruitment and developmentCrely primarily on applicant testing results for hiring decisionsDmanage employees based on their experience with the organization1 points QUESTION 44According to research, each of the following work behaviors is considered important in all jobs EXCEPT ________.AattendanceBexperienceCschedule flexibilityDindustriousness1 points QUESTION 45According to a survey conducted by the American Management Association, most employers who administer tests to applicants are measuring ________.Ajob skillsBpsychological behaviorsCinterpersonal behaviorsDethical opinions1 points QUESTION 46In a structured situational interview, interview questions should primarily address ________.Aessential job dutiesBoccupational benefitsCsalary requirementsDpersonality issues1 points QUESTION 47All of the following are functions of the human resource manager EXCEPT ________.Aensuring that line managers are implementing HR policiesBadvising line managers about how to implement EEO lawsCrepresenting the interests of employees to senior managementDintegrating the duties of line managers with staff managers1 points QUESTION 48For over 40 years, Golden Creamery has been mixing up fresh, gourmet ice cream for customers. The company originated in Dallas and now boasts stores in 35 states. The business has primarily expanded by selling franchises to qualified candidates. Golden Creamery executives realize that the firm’s success depends upon the success of each franchise. In the past, each individual franchise owner determined the best method for screening applicants. However, as the firm grows, Golden Creamery executives want to standardize the hiring process by requiring all franchisees to use the same preemployment tests.Which of the following questions is most relevant to Golden Creamery’s decision to implement preemployment testing for all franchises?AShould Golden Creamery use internal or external sources for job candidates?BHow will Golden Creamery ensure the confidentiality of an applicant’s test results?CHow does testing correlate with Golden Creamery’s mission and vision statements?DWhat is the role of testing in Golden Creamery’s strategic performance management system?1 points QUESTION 49In most organizations, human resource managers are categorized as ________, who assist and advise ________ in areas like recruiting, hiring, and compensation.Astaff managers; line managersBline managers; middle managersCline managers; staff managersDfunctional managers; staff managers1 points QUESTION 50Job ________ means assigning workers additional same-level activities.enrichmentassignmentenlargementrotation1 points Click Save and Submit to save and submit. 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QUESTION 1According to surveys, which of the following is the primary cause of ethical compromises in the work place?Afeeling peer pressureBmeeting schedule pressuresCadvancing a boss’ career interestsDadvancing personal career interests1 points QUESTION 2Which of the following makes the CEO of a publicly traded firm accountable for ethics compliance?ATaft-Hartley ActBLandrum-Griffin ActCNorris-LaGuardia ActDSarbanes-Oxley Act1 points QUESTION 3Which of the following best describes the point method of job evaluation?Aranking each job relative to all other jobs based on pay gradeBcategorizing jobs into grades and classes based on specific rulesCdeciding which jobs have a higher number of compensable factorsDidentifying and quantifying the compensable factors present in a job1 points QUESTION 4With a geocentric staffing policy, a firm is most likely able to ________.Aprovide effective trainingBrecruit recent college graduatesCuse its human resources efficientlyDstrengthen its image within a local community1 points QUESTION 5Which of the following best explains identity in regards to the Scanlon plan?Aphilosophy of cooperation among employeesBclear articulation of the company missionChigh level of competence from all employeesDcorporate-wide benefits and savings1 points QUESTION 6Which of the following terms refers to the automated end-to-end process of planning, recruiting, developing, managing, and compensating employees throughout the organization?Aperformance managementBhuman resource managementCmanagement by objectivesDtalent management1 points QUESTION 7Which of the following is NOT one of the forms of equity related to compensation issues?AgroupBexternalCindividualDprocedural1 points QUESTION 8John is a sales representative in a jewelry store. He typically works 40 hours per week and his pay is completely based on his sales. He earns a 5% commission for every sale he makes. Which of the following terms best describes John’s situation?Aperformance-based compensationBindirect financial compensationCtime-based compensationDpiecework pay1 points QUESTION 9Studies indicate that in order for merit pay to be most effective, it should be linked to ________.Acompany profitsBannual base salaryCemployee overtimeDemployee performance1 points QUESTION 10Which of the following is the easiest and most popular technique for appraising employee performance?Aalternation rankingBgraphic rating scaleCforced distributionDconstant sum rating scale1 points QUESTION 11Which of the following will most likely increase as a result of employees experiencing significant job stress?AretirementsBpunctualityChealth care costsDwork quality1 points QUESTION 12Which of the following terms refers to reassignments to similar positions in other parts of a firm?AtransfersBlayoffsCdismissalsDpromotions1 points QUESTION 13The principles of conduct governing an individual or a group are referred to as ________.AjudgmentsBethicsClawsDvirtues1 points QUESTION 14Small business owners can use O*NET when they need help with ________.Awriting job descriptionsBfiling accident reportsCtesting job applicantsDfiling business taxes1 points QUESTION 15Which of the following should be the first method used to reduce workplace accidents?Aenforcing job rotationBscreening job applicantsCremoving physical hazardsDrequiring employees to use PPE1 points QUESTION 16The Occupational Safety and Health Act was intended to ________.Aset national, state, and local safety and health standardsBassure every person safe and healthful working conditionsCprovide safe and healthful working conditions to self-employed personsDprevent the occurrence of occupational illnesses among public employees1 points QUESTION 17Which of the following is a work-life benefit offered exclusively by small businesses?Aprofessional development seminarsBdisability and life insurance benefitsCcompressed workweeks during the summerDjob rotation and job enrichment opportunities1 points QUESTION 18In which country do individuals have a high acceptance of unequal power distribution between managers and subordinates?AMexicoBHong KongCSwedenDUnited States1 points QUESTION 19________ refers to bringing a manager back home after a foreign assignment has been completed.AExpatriationBRepatriationCMediationDJob rotation1 points QUESTION 20Which act regulates vesting rights and portability rights?AFair Labor Standards ActBTitle VII of the Civil Rights ActCEmployer Retirement Income Security ActDEqual Pay Act of 19631 points QUESTION 21________ are formal, employee-elected groups of worker representatives that meet monthly with managers to discuss topics affecting the employees.ABargaining unitsBWork councilsCMediation groupsDEmployee boards1 points QUESTION 22Daniel is a manager for Siemens China, and it is time to conduct performance appraisals. During the appraisals, it would be most effective for Daniel to ________.Alink performance with employee bonusesBmake personal comments to the employeeCfocus on quantifiable, objective resultsDpost appraisal results for each team1 points QUESTION 23If passed, the Employee Free Choice Act would ________.Aban union membership for federal employeesBallow mass union e-mails at the work placeCallow the formation of global unionsDinstitute a card check system1 points QUESTION 24Research indicates that employee stock ownership plans most likely ________.Aencourage employees to retire too earlyBplace firms at greater risk for employee lawsuitsCincrease employee commitment and motivationDencourage transparency within global organizations1 points QUESTION 25Which incentive plan is based on a philosophy that managers and employees must cooperate together?Acash planBScanlon planCdeferred profit-sharing planDemployee stock ownership plan1 points QUESTION 26According to experts, the primary hindrance to a firm’s productivity is its inability to ________.Aestablish effective manufacturing facilitiesBacquire and maintain human capitalCuse advanced accounting controlsDattain adequate cash and credit1 points QUESTION 27All of the following are common characteristics of computerized selection interviews EXCEPT ________.Aquestions presented rapidlyBresponse times measured for any delaysCquestions focused on experience and skillsDessay questions based on hypothetical situations1 points QUESTION 28If a person scores a 78 on a test on one day and scores a 79 when retested on another day, you would most likely conclude that this test is ________.AvalidBinvalidCreliableDunreliable1 points QUESTION 29Mario hopes to be promoted to the head of his department next year. In the meantime, he has been assigned to spend a year as an assistant to the current department head. Which type of training is most likely being used in this example?Ajob rotationBjob instructionCcoaching methodDinformal learning1 points QUESTION 30Consider the question: “Can you provide an example of a specific instance where you provided leadership in a difficult situation?” What type of question is this?Abackground questionBbehavioral questionCsituational questionDjob knowledge question1 points QUESTION 31A graphic model that presents a precise overview of the knowledge, skills, and behaviors someone would need to perform a job well is known as a ________.Ascatter plotBcompetency modelCclassification tableDorganizational chart1 points QUESTION 32Joaquin records every activity in which he participates at work along with the time it takes him to complete each activity. Which of the following approaches to job analysis data collection is most likely being used at Joaquin’s workplace?AdiariesBinterviewsCobservationsDquestionnaires1 points QUESTION 33Harley-Davidson sells a line of boots, helmets, and leather jackets indicating that the firm is pursuing which of the following strategies?Aconglomerate diversificationBgeographic expansionCrelated diversificationDhorizontal integration1 points QUESTION 34A(n) ________ is a multi-day simulation in which candidates perform realistic tasks in hypothetical situations and are scored on their performance.Awork sampling eventBsituational judgment testCmanagement assessment centerDapplicant personality test1 points QUESTION 35A recruiting yield pyramid is the historical arithmetic relationship between all of the following EXCEPT ________.Ainternal and external candidatesBoffers made and offers acceptedCrecruitment leads and inviteesDinterviews and offers made1 points QUESTION 36A workflow analyst would most likely focus on which of the following?Amethods used by the firm to accomplish tasksBbehaviors needed to complete specific workCa single, identifiable work processDa quantifiable worker skill1 points QUESTION 37A firm’s functional strategies identify the broad activities that each ________ will do in order to help the business accomplish its strategic goals.AsupplierBdepartmentCexecutiveDemployee1 points QUESTION 38MTR Enterprises failed to provide adequate safety training to one of its employees. As a result, the employee harmed a customer. A court would most likely find MTR liable for ________.AdiscriminationBnegligent trainingCoccupational fraudDhazardous training1 points QUESTION 39All of the following are ethical issues that must be considered by human resource managers EXCEPT ________.Acomparable workBworkplace safetyCaffirmative actionDFCC regulations1 points QUESTION 40An interest inventory compares an applicant’s current interests with the interests of ________.Aretired workersBother people in the same industryCother people in various occupationsDmanagers and executives in the firm1 points QUESTION 41All of the following are literacy training methods used by employers EXCEPT ________.Aproviding computerized simulationsBassigning writing exercises to employeesCholding math and reading classes at workDsending employees to adult education classes1 points QUESTION 42A trend analysis is limited in its usefulness because it ________.Aoverlooks the passage of time in regards to staffingBaddresses only the financial impact of employment changesCassumes constant increases in worker productivityDoverlooks changes in workforce demographics1 points QUESTION 43Connor, a manager at a boat manufacturing firm, takes a talent management approach to his duties. Which of the following would Connor most likely do?Acoordinate recruitment and compensation activitiesBuse different competencies for recruitment and developmentCrely primarily on applicant testing results for hiring decisionsDmanage employees based on their experience with the organization1 points QUESTION 44According to research, each of the following work behaviors is considered important in all jobs EXCEPT ________.AattendanceBexperienceCschedule flexibilityDindustriousness1 points QUESTION 45According to a survey conducted by the American Management Association, most employers who administer tests to applicants are measuring ________.Ajob skillsBpsychological behaviorsCinterpersonal behaviorsDethical opinions1 points QUESTION 46In a structured situational interview, interview questions should primarily address ________.Aessential job dutiesBoccupational benefitsCsalary requirementsDpersonality issues1 points QUESTION 47All of the following are functions of the human resource manager EXCEPT ________.Aensuring that line managers are implementing HR policiesBadvising line managers about how to implement EEO lawsCrepresenting the interests of employees to senior managementDintegrating the duties of line managers with staff managers1 points QUESTION 48For over 40 years, Golden Creamery has been mixing up fresh, gourmet ice cream for customers. The company originated in Dallas and now boasts stores in 35 states. The business has primarily expanded by selling franchises to qualified candidates. Golden Creamery executives realize that the firm’s success depends upon the success of each franchise. In the past, each individual franchise owner determined the best method for screening applicants. However, as the firm grows, Golden Creamery executives want to standardize the hiring process by requiring all franchisees to use the same preemployment tests.Which of the following questions is most relevant to Golden Creamery’s decision to implement preemployment testing for all franchises?AShould Golden Creamery use internal or external sources for job candidates?BHow will Golden Creamery ensure the confidentiality of an applicant’s test results?CHow does testing correlate with Golden Creamery’s mission and vision statements?DWhat is the role of testing in Golden Creamery’s strategic performance management system?1 points QUESTION 49In most organizations, human resource managers are categorized as ________, who assist and advise ________ in areas like recruiting, hiring, and compensation.Astaff managers; line managersBline managers; middle managersCline managers; staff managersDfunctional managers; staff managers1 points QUESTION 50Job ________ means assigning workers additional same-level activities.enrichmentassignmentenlargementrotation1 points Click Save and Submit to save and submit. Click Save All Answers to save all answers.

QUESTION 1According to surveys, which of the following is the primary cause of ethical compromises in the work place?Afeeling peer pressureBmeeting schedule pressuresCadvancing a boss’ career interestsDadvancing personal career interests1 points QUESTION 2Which of the following makes the CEO of a publicly traded firm accountable for ethics compliance?ATaft-Hartley ActBLandrum-Griffin ActCNorris-LaGuardia ActDSarbanes-Oxley Act1 points QUESTION 3Which of the following best describes the point method of job evaluation?Aranking each job relative to all other jobs based on pay gradeBcategorizing jobs into grades and classes based on specific rulesCdeciding which jobs have a higher number of compensable factorsDidentifying and quantifying the compensable factors present in a job1 points QUESTION 4With a geocentric staffing policy, a firm is most likely able to ________.Aprovide effective trainingBrecruit recent college graduatesCuse its human resources efficientlyDstrengthen its image within a local community1 points QUESTION 5Which of the following best explains identity in regards to the Scanlon plan?Aphilosophy of cooperation among employeesBclear articulation of the company missionChigh level of competence from all employeesDcorporate-wide benefits and savings1 points QUESTION 6Which of the following terms refers to the automated end-to-end process of planning, recruiting, developing, managing, and compensating employees throughout the organization?Aperformance managementBhuman resource managementCmanagement by objectivesDtalent management1 points QUESTION 7Which of the following is NOT one of the forms of equity related to compensation issues?AgroupBexternalCindividualDprocedural1 points QUESTION 8John is a sales representative in a jewelry store. He typically works 40 hours per week and his pay is completely based on his sales. He earns a 5% commission for every sale he makes. Which of the following terms best describes John’s situation?Aperformance-based compensationBindirect financial compensationCtime-based compensationDpiecework pay1 points QUESTION 9Studies indicate that in order for merit pay to be most effective, it should be linked to ________.Acompany profitsBannual base salaryCemployee overtimeDemployee performance1 points QUESTION 10Which of the following is the easiest and most popular technique for appraising employee performance?Aalternation rankingBgraphic rating scaleCforced distributionDconstant sum rating scale1 points QUESTION 11Which of the following will most likely increase as a result of employees experiencing significant job stress?AretirementsBpunctualityChealth care costsDwork quality1 points QUESTION 12Which of the following terms refers to reassignments to similar positions in other parts of a firm?AtransfersBlayoffsCdismissalsDpromotions1 points QUESTION 13The principles of conduct governing an individual or a group are referred to as ________.AjudgmentsBethicsClawsDvirtues1 points QUESTION 14Small business owners can use O*NET when they need help with ________.Awriting job descriptionsBfiling accident reportsCtesting job applicantsDfiling business taxes1 points QUESTION 15Which of the following should be the first method used to reduce workplace accidents?Aenforcing job rotationBscreening job applicantsCremoving physical hazardsDrequiring employees to use PPE1 points QUESTION 16The Occupational Safety and Health Act was intended to ________.Aset national, state, and local safety and health standardsBassure every person safe and healthful working conditionsCprovide safe and healthful working conditions to self-employed personsDprevent the occurrence of occupational illnesses among public employees1 points QUESTION 17Which of the following is a work-life benefit offered exclusively by small businesses?Aprofessional development seminarsBdisability and life insurance benefitsCcompressed workweeks during the summerDjob rotation and job enrichment opportunities1 points QUESTION 18In which country do individuals have a high acceptance of unequal power distribution between managers and subordinates?AMexicoBHong KongCSwedenDUnited States1 points QUESTION 19________ refers to bringing a manager back home after a foreign assignment has been completed.AExpatriationBRepatriationCMediationDJob rotation1 points QUESTION 20Which act regulates vesting rights and portability rights?AFair Labor Standards ActBTitle VII of the Civil Rights ActCEmployer Retirement Income Security ActDEqual Pay Act of 19631 points QUESTION 21________ are formal, employee-elected groups of worker representatives that meet monthly with managers to discuss topics affecting the employees.ABargaining unitsBWork councilsCMediation groupsDEmployee boards1 points QUESTION 22Daniel is a manager for Siemens China, and it is time to conduct performance appraisals. During the appraisals, it would be most effective for Daniel to ________.Alink performance with employee bonusesBmake personal comments to the employeeCfocus on quantifiable, objective resultsDpost appraisal results for each team1 points QUESTION 23If passed, the Employee Free Choice Act would ________.Aban union membership for federal employeesBallow mass union e-mails at the work placeCallow the formation of global unionsDinstitute a card check system1 points QUESTION 24Research indicates that employee stock ownership plans most likely ________.Aencourage employees to retire too earlyBplace firms at greater risk for employee lawsuitsCincrease employee commitment and motivationDencourage transparency within global organizations1 points QUESTION 25Which incentive plan is based on a philosophy that managers and employees must cooperate together?Acash planBScanlon planCdeferred profit-sharing planDemployee stock ownership plan1 points QUESTION 26According to experts, the primary hindrance to a firm’s productivity is its inability to ________.Aestablish effective manufacturing facilitiesBacquire and maintain human capitalCuse advanced accounting controlsDattain adequate cash and credit1 points QUESTION 27All of the following are common characteristics of computerized selection interviews EXCEPT ________.Aquestions presented rapidlyBresponse times measured for any delaysCquestions focused on experience and skillsDessay questions based on hypothetical situations1 points QUESTION 28If a person scores a 78 on a test on one day and scores a 79 when retested on another day, you would most likely conclude that this test is ________.AvalidBinvalidCreliableDunreliable1 points QUESTION 29Mario hopes to be promoted to the head of his department next year. In the meantime, he has been assigned to spend a year as an assistant to the current department head. Which type of training is most likely being used in this example?Ajob rotationBjob instructionCcoaching methodDinformal learning1 points QUESTION 30Consider the question: “Can you provide an example of a specific instance where you provided leadership in a difficult situation?” What type of question is this?Abackground questionBbehavioral questionCsituational questionDjob knowledge question1 points QUESTION 31A graphic model that presents a precise overview of the knowledge, skills, and behaviors someone would need to perform a job well is known as a ________.Ascatter plotBcompetency modelCclassification tableDorganizational chart1 points QUESTION 32Joaquin records every activity in which he participates at work along with the time it takes him to complete each activity. Which of the following approaches to job analysis data collection is most likely being used at Joaquin’s workplace?AdiariesBinterviewsCobservationsDquestionnaires1 points QUESTION 33Harley-Davidson sells a line of boots, helmets, and leather jackets indicating that the firm is pursuing which of the following strategies?Aconglomerate diversificationBgeographic expansionCrelated diversificationDhorizontal integration1 points QUESTION 34A(n) ________ is a multi-day simulation in which candidates perform realistic tasks in hypothetical situations and are scored on their performance.Awork sampling eventBsituational judgment testCmanagement assessment centerDapplicant personality test1 points QUESTION 35A recruiting yield pyramid is the historical arithmetic relationship between all of the following EXCEPT ________.Ainternal and external candidatesBoffers made and offers acceptedCrecruitment leads and inviteesDinterviews and offers made1 points QUESTION 36A workflow analyst would most likely focus on which of the following?Amethods used by the firm to accomplish tasksBbehaviors needed to complete specific workCa single, identifiable work processDa quantifiable worker skill1 points QUESTION 37A firm’s functional strategies identify the broad activities that each ________ will do in order to help the business accomplish its strategic goals.AsupplierBdepartmentCexecutiveDemployee1 points QUESTION 38MTR Enterprises failed to provide adequate safety training to one of its employees. As a result, the employee harmed a customer. A court would most likely find MTR liable for ________.AdiscriminationBnegligent trainingCoccupational fraudDhazardous training1 points QUESTION 39All of the following are ethical issues that must be considered by human resource managers EXCEPT ________.Acomparable workBworkplace safetyCaffirmative actionDFCC regulations1 points QUESTION 40An interest inventory compares an applicant’s current interests with the interests of ________.Aretired workersBother people in the same industryCother people in various occupationsDmanagers and executives in the firm1 points QUESTION 41All of the following are literacy training methods used by employers EXCEPT ________.Aproviding computerized simulationsBassigning writing exercises to employeesCholding math and reading classes at workDsending employees to adult education classes1 points QUESTION 42A trend analysis is limited in its usefulness because it ________.Aoverlooks the passage of time in regards to staffingBaddresses only the financial impact of employment changesCassumes constant increases in worker productivityDoverlooks changes in workforce demographics1 points QUESTION 43Connor, a manager at a boat manufacturing firm, takes a talent management approach to his duties. Which of the following would Connor most likely do?Acoordinate recruitment and compensation activitiesBuse different competencies for recruitment and developmentCrely primarily on applicant testing results for hiring decisionsDmanage employees based on their experience with the organization1 points QUESTION 44According to research, each of the following work behaviors is considered important in all jobs EXCEPT ________.AattendanceBexperienceCschedule flexibilityDindustriousness1 points QUESTION 45According to a survey conducted by the American Management Association, most employers who administer tests to applicants are measuring ________.Ajob skillsBpsychological behaviorsCinterpersonal behaviorsDethical opinions1 points QUESTION 46In a structured situational interview, interview questions should primarily address ________.Aessential job dutiesBoccupational benefitsCsalary requirementsDpersonality issues1 points QUESTION 47All of the following are functions of the human resource manager EXCEPT ________.Aensuring that line managers are implementing HR policiesBadvising line managers about how to implement EEO lawsCrepresenting the interests of employees to senior managementDintegrating the duties of line managers with staff managers1 points QUESTION 48For over 40 years, Golden Creamery has been mixing up fresh, gourmet ice cream for customers. The company originated in Dallas and now boasts stores in 35 states. The business has primarily expanded by selling franchises to qualified candidates. Golden Creamery executives realize that the firm’s success depends upon the success of each franchise. In the past, each individual franchise owner determined the best method for screening applicants. However, as the firm grows, Golden Creamery executives want to standardize the hiring process by requiring all franchisees to use the same preemployment tests.Which of the following questions is most relevant to Golden Creamery’s decision to implement preemployment testing for all franchises?AShould Golden Creamery use internal or external sources for job candidates?BHow will Golden Creamery ensure the confidentiality of an applicant’s test results?CHow does testing correlate with Golden Creamery’s mission and vision statements?DWhat is the role of testing in Golden Creamery’s strategic performance management system?1 points QUESTION 49In most organizations, human resource managers are categorized as ________, who assist and advise ________ in areas like recruiting, hiring, and compensation.Astaff managers; line managersBline managers; middle managersCline managers; staff managersDfunctional managers; staff managers1 points QUESTION 50Job ________ means assigning workers additional same-level activities.enrichmentassignmentenlargementrotation1 points Click Save and Submit to save and submit. 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QUESTION 1According to surveys, which of the following is the primary cause of ethical compromises in the work place?Afeeling peer pressureBmeeting schedule pressuresCadvancing a boss’ career interestsDadvancing personal career interests1 points QUESTION 2Which of the following makes the CEO of a publicly traded firm accountable for ethics compliance?ATaft-Hartley ActBLandrum-Griffin ActCNorris-LaGuardia ActDSarbanes-Oxley Act1 points QUESTION 3Which of the following best describes the point method of job evaluation?Aranking each job relative to all other jobs based on pay gradeBcategorizing jobs into grades and classes based on specific rulesCdeciding which jobs have a higher number of compensable factorsDidentifying and quantifying the compensable factors present in a job1 points QUESTION 4With a geocentric staffing policy, a firm is most likely able to ________.Aprovide effective trainingBrecruit recent college graduatesCuse its human resources efficientlyDstrengthen its image within a local community1 points QUESTION 5Which of the following best explains identity in regards to the Scanlon plan?Aphilosophy of cooperation among employeesBclear articulation of the company missionChigh level of competence from all employeesDcorporate-wide benefits and savings1 points QUESTION 6Which of the following terms refers to the automated end-to-end process of planning, recruiting, developing, managing, and compensating employees throughout the organization?Aperformance managementBhuman resource managementCmanagement by objectivesDtalent management1 points QUESTION 7Which of the following is NOT one of the forms of equity related to compensation issues?AgroupBexternalCindividualDprocedural1 points QUESTION 8John is a sales representative in a jewelry store. He typically works 40 hours per week and his pay is completely based on his sales. He earns a 5% commission for every sale he makes. Which of the following terms best describes John’s situation?Aperformance-based compensationBindirect financial compensationCtime-based compensationDpiecework pay1 points QUESTION 9Studies indicate that in order for merit pay to be most effective, it should be linked to ________.Acompany profitsBannual base salaryCemployee overtimeDemployee performance1 points QUESTION 10Which of the following is the easiest and most popular technique for appraising employee performance?Aalternation rankingBgraphic rating scaleCforced distributionDconstant sum rating scale1 points QUESTION 11Which of the following will most likely increase as a result of employees experiencing significant job stress?AretirementsBpunctualityChealth care costsDwork quality1 points QUESTION 12Which of the following terms refers to reassignments to similar positions in other parts of a firm?AtransfersBlayoffsCdismissalsDpromotions1 points QUESTION 13The principles of conduct governing an individual or a group are referred to as ________.AjudgmentsBethicsClawsDvirtues1 points QUESTION 14Small business owners can use O*NET when they need help with ________.Awriting job descriptionsBfiling accident reportsCtesting job applicantsDfiling business taxes1 points QUESTION 15Which of the following should be the first method used to reduce workplace accidents?Aenforcing job rotationBscreening job applicantsCremoving physical hazardsDrequiring employees to use PPE1 points QUESTION 16The Occupational Safety and Health Act was intended to ________.Aset national, state, and local safety and health standardsBassure every person safe and healthful working conditionsCprovide safe and healthful working conditions to self-employed personsDprevent the occurrence of occupational illnesses among public employees1 points QUESTION 17Which of the following is a work-life benefit offered exclusively by small businesses?Aprofessional development seminarsBdisability and life insurance benefitsCcompressed workweeks during the summerDjob rotation and job enrichment opportunities1 points QUESTION 18In which country do individuals have a high acceptance of unequal power distribution between managers and subordinates?AMexicoBHong KongCSwedenDUnited States1 points QUESTION 19________ refers to bringing a manager back home after a foreign assignment has been completed.AExpatriationBRepatriationCMediationDJob rotation1 points QUESTION 20Which act regulates vesting rights and portability rights?AFair Labor Standards ActBTitle VII of the Civil Rights ActCEmployer Retirement Income Security ActDEqual Pay Act of 19631 points QUESTION 21________ are formal, employee-elected groups of worker representatives that meet monthly with managers to discuss topics affecting the employees.ABargaining unitsBWork councilsCMediation groupsDEmployee boards1 points QUESTION 22Daniel is a manager for Siemens China, and it is time to conduct performance appraisals. During the appraisals, it would be most effective for Daniel to ________.Alink performance with employee bonusesBmake personal comments to the employeeCfocus on quantifiable, objective resultsDpost appraisal results for each team1 points QUESTION 23If passed, the Employee Free Choice Act would ________.Aban union membership for federal employeesBallow mass union e-mails at the work placeCallow the formation of global unionsDinstitute a card check system1 points QUESTION 24Research indicates that employee stock ownership plans most likely ________.Aencourage employees to retire too earlyBplace firms at greater risk for employee lawsuitsCincrease employee commitment and motivationDencourage transparency within global organizations1 points QUESTION 25Which incentive plan is based on a philosophy that managers and employees must cooperate together?Acash planBScanlon planCdeferred profit-sharing planDemployee stock ownership plan1 points QUESTION 26According to experts, the primary hindrance to a firm’s productivity is its inability to ________.Aestablish effective manufacturing facilitiesBacquire and maintain human capitalCuse advanced accounting controlsDattain adequate cash and credit1 points QUESTION 27All of the following are common characteristics of computerized selection interviews EXCEPT ________.Aquestions presented rapidlyBresponse times measured for any delaysCquestions focused on experience and skillsDessay questions based on hypothetical situations1 points QUESTION 28If a person scores a 78 on a test on one day and scores a 79 when retested on another day, you would most likely conclude that this test is ________.AvalidBinvalidCreliableDunreliable1 points QUESTION 29Mario hopes to be promoted to the head of his department next year. In the meantime, he has been assigned to spend a year as an assistant to the current department head. Which type of training is most likely being used in this example?Ajob rotationBjob instructionCcoaching methodDinformal learning1 points QUESTION 30Consider the question: “Can you provide an example of a specific instance where you provided leadership in a difficult situation?” What type of question is this?Abackground questionBbehavioral questionCsituational questionDjob knowledge question1 points QUESTION 31A graphic model that presents a precise overview of the knowledge, skills, and behaviors someone would need to perform a job well is known as a ________.Ascatter plotBcompetency modelCclassification tableDorganizational chart1 points QUESTION 32Joaquin records every activity in which he participates at work along with the time it takes him to complete each activity. Which of the following approaches to job analysis data collection is most likely being used at Joaquin’s workplace?AdiariesBinterviewsCobservationsDquestionnaires1 points QUESTION 33Harley-Davidson sells a line of boots, helmets, and leather jackets indicating that the firm is pursuing which of the following strategies?Aconglomerate diversificationBgeographic expansionCrelated diversificationDhorizontal integration1 points QUESTION 34A(n) ________ is a multi-day simulation in which candidates perform realistic tasks in hypothetical situations and are scored on their performance.Awork sampling eventBsituational judgment testCmanagement assessment centerDapplicant personality test1 points QUESTION 35A recruiting yield pyramid is the historical arithmetic relationship between all of the following EXCEPT ________.Ainternal and external candidatesBoffers made and offers acceptedCrecruitment leads and inviteesDinterviews and offers made1 points QUESTION 36A workflow analyst would most likely focus on which of the following?Amethods used by the firm to accomplish tasksBbehaviors needed to complete specific workCa single, identifiable work processDa quantifiable worker skill1 points QUESTION 37A firm’s functional strategies identify the broad activities that each ________ will do in order to help the business accomplish its strategic goals.AsupplierBdepartmentCexecutiveDemployee1 points QUESTION 38MTR Enterprises failed to provide adequate safety training to one of its employees. As a result, the employee harmed a customer. A court would most likely find MTR liable for ________.AdiscriminationBnegligent trainingCoccupational fraudDhazardous training1 points QUESTION 39All of the following are ethical issues that must be considered by human resource managers EXCEPT ________.Acomparable workBworkplace safetyCaffirmative actionDFCC regulations1 points QUESTION 40An interest inventory compares an applicant’s current interests with the interests of ________.Aretired workersBother people in the same industryCother people in various occupationsDmanagers and executives in the firm1 points QUESTION 41All of the following are literacy training methods used by employers EXCEPT ________.Aproviding computerized simulationsBassigning writing exercises to employeesCholding math and reading classes at workDsending employees to adult education classes1 points QUESTION 42A trend analysis is limited in its usefulness because it ________.Aoverlooks the passage of time in regards to staffingBaddresses only the financial impact of employment changesCassumes constant increases in worker productivityDoverlooks changes in workforce demographics1 points QUESTION 43Connor, a manager at a boat manufacturing firm, takes a talent management approach to his duties. Which of the following would Connor most likely do?Acoordinate recruitment and compensation activitiesBuse different competencies for recruitment and developmentCrely primarily on applicant testing results for hiring decisionsDmanage employees based on their experience with the organization1 points QUESTION 44According to research, each of the following work behaviors is considered important in all jobs EXCEPT ________.AattendanceBexperienceCschedule flexibilityDindustriousness1 points QUESTION 45According to a survey conducted by the American Management Association, most employers who administer tests to applicants are measuring ________.Ajob skillsBpsychological behaviorsCinterpersonal behaviorsDethical opinions1 points QUESTION 46In a structured situational interview, interview questions should primarily address ________.Aessential job dutiesBoccupational benefitsCsalary requirementsDpersonality issues1 points QUESTION 47All of the following are functions of the human resource manager EXCEPT ________.Aensuring that line managers are implementing HR policiesBadvising line managers about how to implement EEO lawsCrepresenting the interests of employees to senior managementDintegrating the duties of line managers with staff managers1 points QUESTION 48For over 40 years, Golden Creamery has been mixing up fresh, gourmet ice cream for customers. The company originated in Dallas and now boasts stores in 35 states. The business has primarily expanded by selling franchises to qualified candidates. Golden Creamery executives realize that the firm’s success depends upon the success of each franchise. In the past, each individual franchise owner determined the best method for screening applicants. However, as the firm grows, Golden Creamery executives want to standardize the hiring process by requiring all franchisees to use the same preemployment tests.Which of the following questions is most relevant to Golden Creamery’s decision to implement preemployment testing for all franchises?AShould Golden Creamery use internal or external sources for job candidates?BHow will Golden Creamery ensure the confidentiality of an applicant’s test results?CHow does testing correlate with Golden Creamery’s mission and vision statements?DWhat is the role of testing in Golden Creamery’s strategic performance management system?1 points QUESTION 49In most organizations, human resource managers are categorized as ________, who assist and advise ________ in areas like recruiting, hiring, and compensation.Astaff managers; line managersBline managers; middle managersCline managers; staff managersDfunctional managers; staff managers1 points QUESTION 50Job ________ means assigning workers additional same-level activities.enrichmentassignmentenlargementrotation1 points Click Save and Submit to save and submit. 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