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HRM/300– 2015

True or False: Choose
one answer

1. 
A retirement
program that pays retiring employees a fixed retirement income based on average
earning over a period of time is a defined contribution plan.

2. 
Job
evaluation is the process whereby an organization systematically establishes
its compensation program.

3. 
EEO laws
require performance appraisal systems be objective, job related, reliable, and
valid, as they are used for promotion or termination.

4.  Career planning focuses on assisting individuals
in identifying their major goals and how to achieve them

5.  Employee training focuses on an employee’s future
personal growth.

6. 
A
comprehensive interview is used to assess a candidate’s motivation, values,
ability to work under pressure, and ability to fit in with the organizational
culture.

7. 
Under law,
an employer is permitted to seek out preferred job candidates based on non-job
related factors such as physical appearance, sex, or religious background.

8. 
The best
results with respect to job analysis are usually achieved with some combination
of job analysis methods.

9.  Under new regulations employers are not permitted
to electronically monitor employees, unless given permission by the employee to
do so.

10. 
The Family
and Medical Leave Act permits employees in organizations of 50 or more workers
to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for family or medical reasons.

11.  Outsourcing
refers to sharing HRM activities among geographically dispersed divisions.

12.  Interestingly,
most organizations take a ‘melting pot’ approach to diversity.

Multiple Choice: Choose
one answer

13.  Ethics refers to:

a) a set of rules or principles that
defines what is legal and what is illegal.

b) a set of rules or principles that
defines right and wrong conduct.

c) a situation in which decisions are made
based on religious rules or principles

d) a situation in which individuals make
decisions based primarily on their best interest.

e) a situation in which individuals act
make decisions based primarily on the best interest of the most economically
disadvantaged individuals

14. 
Griggs v.
Duke Power (1971) is important for all of these reasons EXCEPT:

a) In its decision, the Supreme Court adopted the
interpretative guidelines set out under Title VII.

b) It made the use of intelligence and conceptual
tests used in hiring illegal without direct empirical evidence that the tests
were valid.

c) It prevented employment testing in the hiring
process for most jobs.

d) It placed the burden of proof on management if
testing was questioned.

e) It was a landmark case against disparate
impact. 

15. 
Which of the
following is NOT an activity that organizations frequently cite as being
affected by the job analysis process?

a) Recruiting

b) Selection

c) Compensation

d) Succession planning

e) Performance appraisal

16. 
During the
interview process, an acceptable question to ask is

a) Do you own your own home?

b) When did you graduate from college?

c) Do you have a college degree?

d) How many children do you have?

e) Where are you from originally?

17. 
Which of the
following describes the sequence of career stages typical for most adults?

a) Establishment, Mid-career, Peak performance,
Mid-life crisis, and Retirement

b) Establishment, Mid-career, Peak performance,
Late career, and Retirement

c) Exploration, Establishment, Mid-career, Late
career, and Decline

d) Initiation, Early-career, Mid-career, Late
career, and Decline

e) Exploration, Mid-career, Late career, Decline,
and Retirement

18. 
Which method
breaks down jobs based on identifiable criteria and the degree to which these
criteria exist on the job?

a) Ordering method

b) Broad-banding method

c) Classification method

d) Point method

e) Group incentive method

19. 
The most
effective external recruiting sources are:

a) Professional organizations

b) Employment agencies

c) Schools and colleges

d) Advertisements

e) There is no one best external recruiting
source

20. 
.Which of
the following is NOT an appraisal method that uses relative standards?

a)
Group-order ranking

b)
Individual ranking

c)
Paired comparison

d)
Forced-choice appraisal

e)
Forced ranking