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If a person scores a 78 on a test on one day and scores a 79 when retested on another day, you would most likely conclude that this test is

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unreliableA.

A.

reliableB.

B.

invalidC.

C.

D.

validD.

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Dixon Industries adheres to a talent management philosophy. As the HR manager at Dixon, you should most likely

Select one:

frequently assess the online HR ScorecardA.

A.

primarily use recruiters for top executive jobsB.

B.

regularly implement the Markov analysisC.

C.

continuously monitor workforce planning issuesD.

D.

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Which of the following is the primary advantage of the work sampling technique? Select one:
Which of the following is the primary advantage of the work sampling technique?
Select one:
Applicants can evaluate their own performance.
A.
Fine motor skills can be accurately assessed over time.
B.
Applicants find it difficult to fake answers.
C.
Employers learn about an applicant's personality.
D.
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In most organizations, human resource managers are categorized as
,
who assist
and advise
in areas like recruiting, hiring, and compensation.
Select one:
line managers; middle managers
A.
line managers; staff managers
B.
functional managers; staff managers
C.
staff managers; line managers
D.
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Which term refers to the integrated process of planning, recruiting, developing, managing,
and compensating employees?
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HR alignment
A.
strategic planning
B.
talent management
C.
job analysis
D.
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An in-house temporary employee is a highly skilled worker, such as an engineer or software designer, who is supplied for long-term projects under contract from an outside technical services firm.

Select one:

Truefrom an outside technical services firm. Select one: False Question 7 Not yet answered Marked out

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According to surveys of HR managers, which of the following is most frequently verified during an employment background investigation?

Select one:

referencesA.

A.

driving recordsB.

B.

credit ratingsC.

C.

D.

ageD.

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According to experts, the primary hindrance to a firm's productivity is its inability to

Select one:

attain adequate cash and creditA.

A.

acquire and maintain human capitalB.

B.

establish effective manufacturing facilitiesC.

C.

use advanced accounting controlsD.

D.

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Questionnaires developed for the purpose of job analysis are always structured in the form of checklists so that the information can easily be entered into a database.

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Truecan easily be entered into a database. Select one: False Question 10 Not yet answered Marked

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Joaquin records every activity in which he participates at work along with the time it takes him to complete each activity. Which of the following approaches to job analysis data collection is most likely being used at Joaquin's workplace?

Select one:

interviewsA.

A.

observationsB.

B.

diariesC.

C.

questionnairesD.

D.

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All of the following are characteristics of a job posting EXCEPT

Select one:

publicizing the open job to employeesA.

A.

indicating the preferred number of applicantsB.

B.

listing the job's attributesC.

C.

providing the job's pay rateD.

D.

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What is the first step in succession planning?
Select one:
selecting who will fill key positions
A.
identifying and analyzing key needs
B.
creating an applicant pool
C.
developing the strengths of current employees
D.
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Autonomy is the right to make decisions, direct the work of others, and give orders.
Select one:
True
False
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Which of the following motivates most employees over 65 to work?
Select one:
A. overtime payments
B. supportive work environments
C. additional sick days
D.
schedule flexibility
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employment malpractice
A.
invalid screening
B.
improper hiring
C.
negligent hiring
D.
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Which data collection method is most frequently used in conjunction with direct
observation?
Select one:
survey
A.
questionnaire
B.
interview
C.
electronic log
D.
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Communicating is one of the five basic functions of the management process.
Select one:
True
False
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Studies suggest that employees are more likely to describe their job duties in the form of
simple task statements instead of as ability statements during job analysis interviews.

Select one:

TrueSelect one: False Question 19 Not yet answered Marked out of 0.5 All of the following

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All of the following are ways in which an HR manager most likely assists and advises line managers EXCEPT

Select one:

administering health and accident insurance programsA.

A.

making strategic business planning decisionsB.

B.

representing employees' interests to upper managementC.

C.

hiring, training, and evaluating employeesD.

D.

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All of the following are the most common reasons that firms decide to globalize EXCEPT

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lower costsA.

A.

to do things betterB.

B.

make employees more productiveC.

C.

supervising quality control methodsD.

D.

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Transactional HR teams focus on assisting top management in big picture issues such as developing a firm's long-term strategic plan.

Select one:

 

TrueSelect one:   False Question 22 Not yet answered   Marked out of 0.5 What is

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What is the first step in the recruitment and selection process?

Select one:

 
A. deciding what positions to fill

A. deciding what positions to fill

B. building a pool of candidates

B. building a pool of candidates

C. performing initial screening interviews

C. performing initial screening interviews

D. performing candidate background checks

D.

performing candidate background checks

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To use predictive validation, one administers the test to applicants before they are hired. The applicants are then hired using existing selection techniques but not the new tests in development. Later, job performance measures are compared to the test scores under development.

Select one:

 

Trueto the test scores under development. Select one:   False Question 24   Not yet answered

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refers to the tendency of firms to extend their sales, ownership, and/or manufacturing to new markets abroad.

Select one:

 
A. Globalization

A. Globalization

B. Diversification

B. Diversification

C. Expansion

C. Expansion

D. Export growth

D. Export growth

 

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Evidence-based human resource management relies on all of the following types of evidence EXCEPT

Select one:

research studiesA.

A.

qualitative opinionsB.

B.

existing dataC.

C.

scientific rigorD.

D.

 

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is the process of deciding what positions the firm will have to fill and how to fill

them.

Select one:

RecruitmentA.

A.

Job analysisB.

B.

SelectionC.

C.

Workforce planningD.

D.

 

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Which of the following would be the best option for a business that needs to attract local applicants for hourly jobs?

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employee referral campaignsA.

A.

college recruitingB.

B.

on-demand recruiting servicesC.

C.

walk-insD.

D.

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With the work sampling technique, applicants are

Select one:

asked to submit examples of projects they have completed for other employersA.

A.

given video-based situational interviews to assess their critical thinking skillsB.

B.

tested on their ability to perform several tasks crucial to performing the job ofC.

C.

interest

tested on their ability to perform a range of tasks related to several positions in aD.

D.

firm

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Most employers report preferring written references to telephone references because written letters provide more candid information about job candidates.

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Truemore candid information about job candidates. Select one: False Question 30 Not yet answered Marked out

Falsecandid information about job candidates. Select one: True Question 30 Not yet answered Marked out of

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Which of the following best describes how to use a retest estimate to assess reliability?

 

Select one:

A. administer different tests to a group of people and compare the range of

A.

administer different tests to a group of people and compare the range of

collected test scores

B. administer the same test to different people at two different points in time and

B.

administer the same test to different people at two different points in time and

compare their test scores at time 2 with the scores at time 1

C. administer the same test to the same people at two different points in time

C.

administer the same test to the same people at two different points in time and

compare their test scores at time 2 with their scores at time 1

D. administer a test with content based on what a person actually needs to know

D.

administer a test with content based on what a person actually needs to know to

effectively perform the job in question

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Interest inventories are useful for career planning because they compare the interests of the test taker to the interests of people in various occupations.

 

Select one:

Trueof people in various occupations.   Select one: False Question 32 Not yet answered Marked out

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One of the

functions of a human resource manager includes directing the

activities of his or her subordinates in the HR department.

 

Select one:

lineA.

A.

coordinativeB.

B.

C.

staffC.

corporateD.

D.

 

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Writing a competencies-based job description typically involves compiling a list of job duties.

Select one:

TrueWriting a competencies-based job description typically involves compiling a list of job duties. Select one: False

FalseWriting a competencies-based job description typically involves compiling a list of job duties. Select one: True

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Elliot, a manager at Harwood Publishing, gave a bad reference to a former employee.

Elliot could most likely be accused of

if the information is both false and harmful.

Select one:

discriminationbe accused of if the information is both false and harmful. Select one: A. arbitration B.

A.

arbitrationaccused of if the information is both false and harmful. Select one: discrimination A. B. defamation

B.

defamationaccused of if the information is both false and harmful. Select one: discrimination A. arbitration B.

C.

adverse impactbe accused of if the information is both false and harmful. Select one: discrimination A. arbitration

D.

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During the job analysis process, the primary purpose of having workers review and modify data collected about their current positions is to

Select one:

A. confirm that the information is correct and complete

A.

confirm that the information is correct and complete

B. validate the job specification list provided by HR

B. validate the job specification list provided by HR

C. provide a legal benchmark for employer lawsuits

C. provide a legal benchmark for employer lawsuits

D. encourage employees to seek additional job training

D. encourage employees to seek additional job training

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When using either a trend analysis or a ratio analysis, it is assumed that the same.

will remain

Select one:

currency ratesA.

A.

staffing levelsB.

B.

productivity levelsC.

C.

recruitment plansD.

D.

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

Select one:

 
A. Organizational health and safety management

A. Organizational health and safety management

B. Behavioral management

B. Behavioral management

C. Labor relations

C. Labor relations

D. Human resource management

D.

Human resource management

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Firms can predict job performance and employee tenure by analyzing job application information, such as travel experience and education level.

Select one:

 
 

True 

Falseand education level. Select one:     True Question 39 Not yet answered   Marked out

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O*NET has become an increasingly popular Web tool for creating and distributing position analysis questionnaires to employees who are located throughout the world.

Select one:

 

Truewho are located throughout the world. Select one:   False Question 40 Not yet answered  

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Which of the following is the primary disadvantage of using questionnaires to gather job analysis information?

Select one:

 
A. Questionnaires are too open-ended for statistical information.

A.

Questionnaires are too open-ended for statistical information.

B. Supervisors are required to verify all collected questionnaire data.

B. Supervisors are required to verify all collected questionnaire data.

C. Questionnaires are the most expensive method of collecting data.

C. Questionnaires are the most expensive method of collecting data.

D. Developing and testing questionnaires is time-consuming.

D. Developing and testing questionnaires is time-consuming.