Selection, training and compensation
Host country's laws and regulations
Willingness of families to accept an overseas assignment
The ethics program is ineffective
The ethics program is incomplete
The company must prove periodic audits of risks
The company does not have an ethics program
It emphasizes ethics rather than skills
It focuses on less tangible aspects of performance, such as attitudes and values
It is an independent, encapsulated activity
It is solely a process of maturation
Attainment of organizational objectives
Viewing the strategic role of HR management in the same context as financial, technological, and other resources
Implementing a new training program for managers
At least 15 days
At least 21 days
At least 30 days
At least 45 days
The authorization cards are clear and unambiguous
A fair and impartial election is impossible based on employer’s conduct
Employee’s signatures were obtained through threatening and coercing
The majority of employees have signed union authorization cards
Recruiting, hiring, promotion, evaluation
Introduction, growth, maturity, decline
Job analysis, job design, job description, job evaluation
Planning, implementing, evaluating, revising
Adverse impact upon African-American males
Adverse impact upon females
Adverse impact upon both African-American males and females
No adverse impact
Implementation, attitude surveys, responses, feedback
Motivation factors and incentives
Skill variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy, feedback
Job analysis, task significance, feedback
The operating units’ staff performs organizational tasks completely
There is a need for corporate level economy of scale and uniform policy
There is a need for contract negotiations with external agents
Decision making is complex
Line and staff
Average cost of workers divided by their average levels of output
Average cost of output divided by the total cost of labor
Total cost of labor divided by the total levels of output
Total cost of output divided by the average cost of labor
Statistical regression analysis
Individualism/collectivism; United States, China
Power distance; China, United States
Masculinity/femininity; India, United States
Uncertainty avoidance; Russia, United States
External and Internal scan
Define the organizational mission
Scan the environment
Forecast internal HR supply and demand
Complete a human resource inventory
Average the hours to 40 hours – no O/T due
Pay five hours O/T in week two
Pay two hours O/T in week two
Offer comp time the following week
Challenge people to test their limits and expand the range of their skills beyond their routine jobs.
Provide vision and direction, values and purposes; and inspire and motivate people to work together.
Intervene only if standards are not met and then give personal attention.
Contract exchange of reward for effort and recognize accomplishments that exceed expectations.
Refusing to hire a female in a private for profit business with eight male employees.
A seniority based pay system.
Requiring disabled employees to perform the essential functions of their job.
Replacing a 60-year old employee with a 42-year old employee.
Electricians and other skilled employees
Provide experiences to describe performance problems.
Schedule training around workloads.
Establish an evaluation mechanism and expedite measurement.
Determine which employees should participate in training.
A leader’s style must change over time as individuals develop and require a different type of direction and leadership.
Leaders don’t necessarily need personal relationships with mentors to learn from them.
Leaders need to be charismatic because employees dislike rigid controls and inherently want to accomplish something.
A team leader is one equally concerned with people and production to the maximum degree.