Principles Of Management Review 7 And 8

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following steps in the selection process is usually the most heavily weighted?
    • A. 

      Testing

    • B. 

      Interviewing

    • C. 

      Background and reference checks

    • D. 

      Screening interviews

  • 2. 
    In a(n) ________ interview, all candidates are askedthe same list of prepared questions.
    • A. 

      Structured

    • B. 

      Interviewing

    • C. 

      Background and reference checks

    • D. 

      Screening

  • 3. 
    A(n) ________ interview has no preplanned questions or sequenceof topics.
    • A. 

      Semistructured

    • B. 

      Unstructured

    • C. 

      Structured

    • D. 

      Screening

  • 4. 
    "What do you see as a major strenth you can bring to our company?" is an example of a ________ question?
    • A. 

      Closed-ended

    • B. 

      Open-ended

    • C. 

      Hypothetical

    • D. 

      Probing

  • 5. 
    The ________ question requires the candidate to descibe what he or she would do and say in a given situation.
    • A. 

      Closed-ended

    • B. 

      Probing

    • C. 

      Hypothetical

    • D. 

      Open-ended

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the first step in preparing for the interview?
    • A. 

      Develop questions for all candidates

    • B. 

      Develop a form

    • C. 

      Review the job description and specifications

    • D. 

      Plan the type of interview

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would you do first when conducting an interview?
    • A. 

      Open the interview

    • B. 

      Introduce top candidates to coworkers

    • C. 

      Ask your questions

    • D. 

      Present the realistic job preview

  • 8. 
    Judging a candidate on the basis of one or two favorable characteristics is known as:
    • A. 

      The "halo effect"

    • B. 

      "like me" syndrome

    • C. 

      The "horn effect"

    • D. 

      Premature selection

  • 9. 
    ________ happens when selection is based solely on a candidates resume.
    • A. 

      The "halo effect"

    • B. 

      "like me" syndrome

    • C. 

      The "horn effect"

    • D. 

      Premature selection

  • 10. 
    Which of the following elements should be included in an orientation program?
    • A. 

      Explanation of standing plans

    • B. 

      A tour

    • C. 

      Introduction to coworkers

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 11. 
    _______ is ongoing education to imporve skills for present and future jobs.
    • A. 

      Vestibule training

    • B. 

      Development

    • C. 

      Orientation

    • D. 

      Training

  • 12. 
    Which of the following training methods involves training employees to perform different jobs and develops trainees' conceptual skills?
    • A. 

      Programmed learning

    • B. 

      Job rotation

    • C. 

      Role playing

    • D. 

      Behavior modeling

  • 13. 
    Which of the following training methods involves giving trainees special assignments, such as developing a new product or preparing a report?
    • A. 

      Projects

    • B. 

      Cases

    • C. 

      Role playing

    • D. 

      Behavior modeling

  • 14. 
    The two types of performance appraisal are _______ and ________.
    • A. 

      Developmental; disciplinary

    • B. 

      Developmental; evaluative

    • C. 

      Evaluative; disciplinary

    • D. 

      Evaluative; preliminary

  • 15. 
    A(n) ________ is used to make administrative decisions about such issues as pay raises, transfers and promotions, and demotions and terminations.
    • A. 

      Developmental performance appraisal

    • B. 

      Evaluative performance appraisal

    • C. 

      Performance appraisal

    • D. 

      Critical incidents file

  • 16. 
    The first step in the performance appraisal plrocess is:
    • A. 

      Develop standards and measurement methods

    • B. 

      Prepare for and conduct the formal performance appraisal

    • C. 

      Informal performance appraisal--- coaching and discipline

    • D. 

      Job analysis

  • 17. 
    The _______ approach to pay determination uses job evaluation.
    • A. 

      Internal

    • B. 

      External

    • C. 

      Comparable worth

    • D. 

      Benefits

  • 18. 
    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers must:
    • A. 

      Meet OSHA safety standards

    • B. 

      Maintain records of injuries and deaths due to workplace accidents

    • C. 

      Submit to on-site inspections

    • D. 

      Do all of these

  • 19. 
    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) oversees labor relations in the United States by doing all the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Issuing injunctions against offending employers

    • B. 

      Conducting unionization elections

    • C. 

      Hearing unfair labor practice complaints

    • D. 

      Providing mediators for collective bargaining negotiations

  • 20. 
    Personality is a combination of all of the following traits EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Emotional

    • C. 

      Behavioral

    • D. 

      Mental

  • 21. 
    _______ is a trait based on the belief that the ends can justify the means and power should be used to reach desired ends.
    • A. 

      Optimism

    • B. 

      Machiavellianism

    • C. 

      Locus of control

    • D. 

      Risk propensity

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is NOT on of the big five personality dimensions?
    • A. 

      Extroversion

    • B. 

      Perception

    • C. 

      Conscientiousness

    • D. 

      Agreeableness

  • 23. 
    ______ lies on a continuum between cooperative and competitive.
    • A. 

      Conscientiousness

    • B. 

      Emotionalism

    • C. 

      Agreeableness

    • D. 

      Openness to experience

  • 24. 
    ________ is the belief in your own capability to perform in a specific situation.
    • A. 

      Attribution

    • B. 

      Perception

    • C. 

      Self-esteem

    • D. 

      Self-efficacy

  • 25. 
    ________ is a bias that refers to peoples tendency to screen information in favor of the desired outcome.
    • A. 

      Selectivity

    • B. 

      Frame of reference

    • C. 

      Stereotyping

    • D. 

      Expectation