Human Resources - Midterm

37 Questions  I  By ReynaldoJPA on October 24, 2012

  

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1.  Match the following aspects to the correct Key Consideration in Job Design
A. Scientific Management and industrial engineering principles
A.
B. Considers the physical relationship between the worker and the work
B.
2.  A job is a collection of tasks and responsibilities performed by an individual
A.
B.
3.  The objectives of the Federal law is to ensure equal employment opportunities with employers under federal jurisdiction
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B.
4.  Having control over one`s work and response to work environment is called
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B.
C.
D.
5.  Undue hardship means that it does put the organization into financial difficulties with having to make adjustments for a potential candidate
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B.
6.  Which of the following is part of the "Collection of information" step in Job Analysis?
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B.
C.
D.
7.  The goals set by Human Resources to assist employees to achieve personal goals that will enhance their contribution to the organization are called:
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B.
C.
D.
8.  What is the correct order for the steps in job analysis
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B.
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D.
9.  Working conditions are facts about the situation in which the worker acts include a physical environment, hours, hazard, travel requirements, and so no, associated with a job
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B.
10.  Reactives anticipate problems and likely challenges and take actions before a problem occurs
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B.
11.  A recognized list of functions tasks, accountabilities, working conditions, and competencies for a particular occupation is called a...
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D.
12.  A job is a group of related activities and duties that may be held by one or several employees
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B.
13.  Proactives are decision-makers that respond to problems rather than anticipate them
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B.
14.  A job specification...
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15.  The federal law is passed by provincial governments and enforced by provincial human rights comissions
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B.
16.  Which of the following is NOT a method for data collection
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B.
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17.  Examples of Conceptual Skills are working in teams, communication, and inter-personal skills
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B.
18.  Moving employees from one job to another to provide more variety to learn new skills is called...
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D.
19.  Which of the following is not a key consideration in job design
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B.
C.
D.
20.  Attracting and orient new employees, effective compensantion system, and effective work environment are examples of:
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B.
C.
D.
21.  The charter of rights and freedoms does not include
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B.
C.
D.
22.  Examples of human relation skills are working in teams, communication, and inter-personal skills
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B.
23.  Which of the following are considered groups of Human Resource Management activities?
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B.
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D.
24.  Observation, one of the methods for data collection, is quick, inexpensive and very accurate
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B.
25.  Task identity is...
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B.
C.
D.
26.  Thinking, decision making, problem solving, cognitive skills, and language are examples of...
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D.
27.  The systematic study of a job to discover its specifications and skill requirements is called...
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D.
28.  Determine uses of job analysis information is a part of one of the following steps in Job Analysis
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B.
C.
D.
29.  Match the type of authority with the correct description
A. Line Authority
A.
B. Staff Authority
B.
C. Functional Authority
C.
30.  Familiarize with the organization and its job is a part of one of the following steps in Job Analysis
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B.
C.
D.
31.  Employee logs are standardized questionnaires used to survey employees to collect information about jobs, working conditions, and other performance related information
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B.
32.  Which of the following is not a part of the Use of information step in Job Analysis
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B.
C.
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33.  Workforce availability, social expectations, and work practices are examples of...
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B.
C.
D.
34.  Having a minimum weigth on a job description is an example of...
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B.
C.
D.
35.  Which of the following authorities is possessed by managers of operating deparments to make decisions about production, performance, and people?
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B.
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D.
36.  A justified business reason for discriminating against a member of a protected class is called
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D.
37.  Job enlargement is...
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