Linking HR policies and practices with strategic goals in order to improve business performance is known as ______________.
1. strategic human resource management
2. succession planning
3. supply chain management
4. behavior modeling
Which of the following is NOT part of strategic human resource management?
1. training employees
2. formulating strategic plans and goals
3. recruiting the right people
4. conducting a job analysis
In order to generate the desired workforce skills, competencies, and behaviors that a firm needs to achieve its strategic goals, human resource management must first develop ________.
1. company norms
2. HR tools
3. employee cultures
4. HR strategies
Which term refers to the employee skills and behaviors that a firm needs to achieve its strategic goals?
1. mission statements
2. task analyses
3. supervisory objectives
4. workforce requirements
Human resource strategies are the ________ used to produce the desired workforce skills, competencies, and behaviors needed to support a firm's strategic goals.
1. objectives and plans
2. policies and practices
3. theories and evaluations
4. visions and missions
Which of the following terms refers to the goal-oriented and integrated process of planning, recruiting, developing, managing, and compensating employees throughout an organization?
1. global HR management
2. talent management
3. succession planning
4. team building
What is the first step of the talent management process?
1. deciding what positions to fill
2. building a pool of job candidates
3. recruiting internal candidates
4. conducting screening interviews
A manager with a talent manager perspective will most likely agree with which of the following statements?
1. Mission-critical and average employees should be rewarded and developed equally.
2. Job analysis should be conducted with questionnaires and observation for better accuracy.
3. Applicant screening and testing is more important than employee training and development.
4. Strategic goals should be considered when staffing, training, and compensating employees.
What should be the primary purpose of the talent management process?
1. measuring organizational performance
2. providing competitive compensation
3. retaining high-performing employees
4. achieving the firm's strategic goals
Job analysis is most important because managers use it to ________.
1. apply talent management
2. provide employment data to the government
3. comply with ADA requirements
4. support all HRM activities
________ is the process of deciding what positions the firm will have to fill and how to fill them.
1. employee selection
2. trend analysis
3. personnel planning
4. talent management
What is the purpose of recruiting?
1. forecasting the supply of candidates
2. developing qualifications inventories
3. establishing a strategic plan
4. developing an applicant pool
Steve, an HR manager for IBM, must decide what positions the firm should fill in the next 6 months, which means Steve is currently working on ________.
1. workforce planning
3. department training
4. candidate screening.
A firm's ________ should guide employment planning and determine the types of skills and competencies the firm needs.
1. organizational chart
2. strategic plan
3. marketing plan
4. recruitment process
Which term refers to finding and/or attracting applicants for the employer's open positions?
1. applicant tracking
2. job development
3. employee selection
4. employee recruiting
What is the primary goal of employee selection?
1. avoiding negligent hiring
2. maintaining valid test scores
3. achieving person-job fit
4. developing a diverse workforce
As a manager, what is the most important reason to select employees carefully?
1. improve employee and organizational performance
2. establish a high-performing work system
3. comply with federal and state labor laws
4. meet industry and organizational standards
Blue Bay Hotels is in the process of modifying the assessment methods the company uses to hire new employees. In the past, the hotel chain has been accused by minority organizations of violating EEO laws in its hiring practices, regarding adverse impact. Which of the following selection rate criteria should Blue Bay Hotels use to avoid adverse impact towards its minority employment candidates?
1. Test selection rate of minority candidates is more than three-fifths of majority candidates' selection rates.
2. Test selection rate of minority candidates is less than three-fifths of majority candidates' selection rates.
3. Test selection rate of minority candidates is more than four-fifths of majority candidates' selection rates.
4. Test selection rate of minority candidates is less than four-fifths of majority candidates' selection rates.
What is the first step in conducting an effective interview?
1. asking situational questions
2. studying the job description
3. establishing rapport with candidates
4. conducting a background check
Which of the following is a procedure designed to predict future job performance on the basis of applicants' oral responses to oral inquiries?
1. management assessment center
2. work sample simulation
3. management game
4. selection interview