Human Resources - Midterm

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  • 1. 
    Attracting and orient new employees, effective compensantion system, and effective work environment are examples of:
    • A. 

      Objectives of the Human Resources department

    • B. 

      Employee objectives of the Human Resources deparment

    • C. 

      Activities of the Human Resources department

    • D. 

      Non of the above


  • 2. 
    The goals set by Human Resources to assist employees to achieve personal goals that will enhance their contribution to the organization are called:
    • A. 

      Societal objectives

    • B. 

      Organizational objectives

    • C. 

      Employee objectives

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 3. 
    Which of the following are considered groups of Human Resource Management activities?
    • A. 

      Planning Human Resources

    • B. 

      Attracting Human Resources

    • C. 

      Placing, developing, and evaluating

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 4. 
    Proactives are decision-makers that respond to problems rather than anticipate them
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    Reactives anticipate problems and likely challenges and take actions before a problem occurs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    Which of the following authorities is possessed by managers of operating deparments to make decisions about production, performance, and people?
    • A. 

      Line Authority

    • B. 

      Staff Authority

    • C. 

      Functional Authority

    • D. 

      Non of the above


  • 7. 
    Match the type of authority with the correct description
    • A. Line Authority
    • A.
    • B. Staff Authority
    • B.
    • C. Functional Authority
    • C.

  • 8. 
    The systematic study of a job to discover its specifications and skill requirements is called...
    • A. 

      Recruitment

    • B. 

      Hiring

    • C. 

      Human Resources

    • D. 

      Job Analysis


  • 9. 
    A job is a collection of tasks and responsibilities performed by an individual
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    A job is a group of related activities and duties that may be held by one or several employees
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 11. 
    What is the correct order for the steps in job analysis
    • A. 

      Collection of Job Analysis information, preparation for Job Analysis, and Use of Job Analysis information

    • B. 

      Collection of Job Analysis information, use of Job analysis information, written documentation of the job analysis information

    • C. 

      Preparation for Job Analysis, collection of job analysis information, use of job analysis information

    • D. 

      Depending on the job any option could be right


  • 12. 
    Familiarize with the organization and its job is a part of one of the following steps in Job Analysis
    • A. 

      Collection of Job Analysis information

    • B. 

      Preparation for Job Analysis

    • C. 

      Use of Job Analysis information

    • D. 

      Non of the above


  • 13. 
    Determine uses of job analysis information is a part of one of the following steps in Job Analysis
    • A. 

      Preparation for Job Analysis

    • B. 

      Collection of Job Analysis information

    • C. 

      Use of Job Analysis information

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 14. 
    Which of the following is part of the "Collection of information" step in Job Analysis?
    • A. 

      Identify jobs to be analysed

    • B. 

      Determine sources of job data

    • C. 

      Job Design

    • D. 

      HR systems and change


  • 15. 
    Employee logs are standardized questionnaires used to survey employees to collect information about jobs, working conditions, and other performance related information
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 16. 
    Observation, one of the methods for data collection, is quick, inexpensive and very accurate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT a method for data collection
    • A. 

      Interviews

    • B. 

      Mailed Questionnaires

    • C. 

      Employee Log

    • D. 

      Observation

    • E. 

      Non of the above


  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the Use of information step in Job Analysis
    • A. 

      Job Design

    • B. 

      HR Systems and change

    • C. 

      Job performance standards

    • D. 

      Job descriptions and specifications

    • E. 

      Non of the above


  • 19. 
    A recognized list of functions tasks, accountabilities, working conditions, and competencies for a particular occupation is called a...
    • A. 

      Job

    • B. 

      Job Description

    • C. 

      Position

    • D. 

      Job advertising


  • 20. 
    Thinking, decision making, problem solving, cognitive skills, and language are examples of...
    • A. 

      Technical Skills

    • B. 

      Conceptual Skills

    • C. 

      Human Relations Skills

    • D. 

      Non of the above


  • 21. 
    Examples of human relation skills are working in teams, communication, and inter-personal skills
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 22. 
    Examples of Conceptual Skills are working in teams, communication, and inter-personal skills
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 23. 
    A job specification...
    • A. 

      Describes what the job demands of employees and the human factors required

    • B. 

      Is a recognized list of functions, tasks, accountabilities, working conditions, and competencies for a particular occupation

    • C. 

      Is a list of facts about the situation in which the worker acts include physical environment, hours, hazards, travel requirements, and so on, associates with a job

    • D. 

      Non of the above


  • 24. 
    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
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 25. 
    Which of the following is not a key consideration in job design
    • A. 

      Organizational consideration

    • B. 

      Legal consideration

    • C. 

      Ergonomic consideration

    • D. 

      Employee consideration


  • 26. 
    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.

  • 27. 
    Having control over one`s work and response to work environment is called
    • A. 

      Variety

    • B. 

      Autonomy

    • C. 

      Task identity

    • D. 

      Feedback


  • 28. 
    Task identity is...
    • A. 

      Knowing that one`s work is important

    • B. 

      Feeling of responsibility or pride from doing an entire piece of work

    • C. 

      Having control over one`s work and response to work environment

    • D. 

      Information that helps evaluate success or failure


  • 29. 
    Moving employees from one job to another to provide more variety to learn new skills is called...
    • A. 

      Job enlargement

    • B. 

      Job enrichment

    • C. 

      Job rotation

    • D. 

      Non of the above


  • 30. 
    Job enlargement is...
    • A. 

      Expanding the number of related tasks in a job to draw on a wider range of employee skills

    • B. 

      Adding more responsibilities and autonomy to a job, giving the worker greater powers to plan, do, and evaluate job performance

    • C. 

      Moving employees from one job to another to provide more variety to learn new skills

    • D. 

      Non of the above


  • 31. 
    Workforce availability, social expectations, and work practices are examples of...
    • A. 

      Organizational considerations

    • B. 

      Ergonomic considerations

    • C. 

      Employee considerations

    • D. 

      Environmental considerations


  • 32. 
    The charter of rights and freedoms does not include
    • A. 

      The right to Bargain Collectively and to Strike

    • B. 

      The right to Picket

    • C. 

      The right to Work

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 33. 
    The federal law is passed by provincial governments and enforced by provincial human rights comissions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 34. 
    The objectives of the Federal law is to ensure equal employment opportunities with employers under federal jurisdiction
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 35. 
    Having a minimum weigth on a job description is an example of...
    • A. 

      Direct discrimination

    • B. 

      Indirect discrimination

    • C. 

      Harassment

    • D. 

      Sexual Harassment


  • 36. 
    Undue hardship means that it does put the organization into financial difficulties with having to make adjustments for a potential candidate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 37. 
    A justified business reason for discriminating against a member of a protected class is called
    • A. 

      Duty to accommodate

    • B. 

      Systematic discrimination

    • C. 

      Bona Fide Occupational Qualification

    • D. 

      None of the above


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