Human Resources - Midterm

37 Questions  I  By ReynaldoJPA on October 24, 2012

  
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1.  Observation, one of the methods for data collection, is quick, inexpensive and very accurate
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2.  Which of the following authorities is possessed by managers of operating deparments to make decisions about production, performance, and people?
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3.  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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4.  Job enlargement is...
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5.  A recognized list of functions tasks, accountabilities, working conditions, and competencies for a particular occupation is called a...
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6.  The federal law is passed by provincial governments and enforced by provincial human rights comissions
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7.  Match the type of authority with the correct description
A. Line Authority
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B. Staff Authority
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C. Functional Authority
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8.  The systematic study of a job to discover its specifications and skill requirements is called...
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9.  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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10.  A job specification...
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11.  Familiarize with the organization and its job is a part of one of the following steps in Job Analysis
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12.  Proactives are decision-makers that respond to problems rather than anticipate them
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13.  A job is a collection of tasks and responsibilities performed by an individual
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14.  Workforce availability, social expectations, and work practices are examples of...
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15.  Which of the following are considered groups of Human Resource Management activities?
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16.  Which of the following is part of the "Collection of information" step in Job Analysis?
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17.  Having control over one`s work and response to work environment is called
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18.  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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19.  A job is a group of related activities and duties that may be held by one or several employees
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20.  A justified business reason for discriminating against a member of a protected class is called
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21.  What is the correct order for the steps in job analysis
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22.  Reactives anticipate problems and likely challenges and take actions before a problem occurs
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23.  Match the following aspects to the correct Key Consideration in Job Design
A. Scientific Management and industrial engineering principles
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B. Considers the physical relationship between the worker and the work
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24.  Task identity is...
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25.  Examples of human relation skills are working in teams, communication, and inter-personal skills
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26.  The charter of rights and freedoms does not include
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27.  Which of the following is not a part of the Use of information step in Job Analysis
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28.  Which of the following is NOT a method for data collection
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29.  Which of the following is not a key consideration in job design
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30.  Moving employees from one job to another to provide more variety to learn new skills is called...
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31.  Having a minimum weigth on a job description is an example of...
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32.  Attracting and orient new employees, effective compensantion system, and effective work environment are examples of:
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33.  Thinking, decision making, problem solving, cognitive skills, and language are examples of...
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34.  Examples of Conceptual Skills are working in teams, communication, and inter-personal skills
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35.  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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36.  The objectives of the Federal law is to ensure equal employment opportunities with employers under federal jurisdiction
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37.  Determine uses of job analysis information is a part of one of the following steps in Job Analysis
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