Chapter 1: Introduction To Human Resource Management

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Chapter 1: Introduction To Human Resource Management

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The basic functions of the management process include all of the following EXCEPT ________.
    • A. 

      A) planning

    • B. 

      B) organizing

    • C. 

      C) outsourcing

    • D. 

      D) leading

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the person responsible for accomplishing an organization's goals by managing the efforts of the organization's people?
    • A. 

      A) manager

    • B. 

      B) entrepreneur

    • C. 

      C) generalist

    • D. 

      D) marketer

  • 3. 
    Which of the following includes five basic functions—planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling?
    • A. 

      A) a job analysis

    • B. 

      B) strategic management 

    • C. 

      C) the management process

    • D. 

      D) adaptability screening

  • 4. 
    Which function of the management process requires a manager to establish goals and standards and to develop rules and procedures?
    • A. 

      A) planning

    • B. 

      B) organizing

    • C. 

      C) staffing

    • D. 

      D) leading

  • 5. 
    Claire spends most of her time at work establishing goals for her staff of fifty employees and developing procedures for various tasks. In which function of the management process does Claire spend most of her time?
    • A. 

      A) leading

    • B. 

      B) controlling

    • C. 

      C) organizing

    • D. 

      D) leading

  • 6. 
    ________ is the process of acquiring, training, appraising, and compensating employees, and attending to their labor relations, health and safety, and fairness concerns.
    • A. 

      A) labor relations

    • B. 

      B) Human resource management

    • C. 

      C) Behavioral management

    • D. 

      D) Organizational health and safety management

  • 7. 
    In the management process, which of the following is an activity associated with the leading function?
    • A. 

      A) motivating subordinates

    • B. 

      B) Organizational health and safety management

    • C. 

      C) training new employees

    • D. 

      D) developing procedures

  • 8. 
    Which one do you like?Personnel activities associated with human resource management most likely include all of the following EXCEPT ________.
    • A. 

      A) orienting and training new employees

    • B. 

      B) appraising employee performance

    • C. 

      C) building employee commitment

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 9. 
    Which of the following best defines line authority?
    • A. 

      A) management over a small staff in a public firm

    • B. 

      B) management with flexible decision-making powers

    • C. 

      C) a manager's right to advise other managers or employees

    • D. 

      D) a manager's right to issue orders to other managers or employees

  • 10. 
    Since human resources is important to all managers, which is NOT a personnel mistake a manager wants to avoid making while managing?
    • A. 

      A) waste time with useless interviews

    • B. 

      B) hire the wrong person 

    • C. 

      C) have your own people not to do job

    • D. 

      D) experience low turnover

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