(TCO 2) Name and describe or define the activities that are involved in the staffing function of HRM.

MGMT 410 Human Resource Management Week 8 FINAL EXAM Answers


  1. (TCO 2) Name and describe or define the activities that are involved in the staffing function of HRM.
  2. (TCO 7) You are trying to get a job as a recruiter for an HR department for a large multinational company. One of the things you are asked in your interview is to describe the following types of recruiting methods, explain when you would most likely use each of them (i.e., for what kind of jobs), and explain why (at least one reason each). What would you say if the methods were online recruiting, job fairs, and employment agencies?
  3. (TCO 12) Describe three types of flexible benefits programs and state the one you would recommend be implemented. Why would you pick that one program? Provide at least one solid business reason why.
  4. (TCO 8) As an HRM professional, you have just been hired by the ABC Company as the new HR director. Senior management has called a meeting to discuss new employee orientation. ABC has not really done much in this area and wants a sound rationale from you before spending money on a formal program of new employee orientation. What would your presentation include, and how would you justify the expense?
  5. (TCO 1) An economic recession can impact HR functions in a positive way, such as when
  6. (TCO 3) Luisa has worked for a 2,500-employee chemical manufacturer, PoySon, for 2 years. She went to work Monday morning to find her key no longer fit the front door lock and a new sign—"FUTURE HOME OFFICE OF GREEN CO.”—on the front door. She called the office and found that the telephone had been disconnected. Her husband called her and mentioned the local paper with headlines, "PoySon Sells Plastics Plant to a Recycler: 2,000 Layoffs!" Luisa remembered the letter she received from the HRM department 3 months earlier warning of this probable plant closing. To which further protection is Luisa entitled under W.A.R.N.?
  7. (TCO 3) Which of the following factors is not an acceptable basis for different pay for equal work under the Equal Pay Act of 1963?
  8. (TCO 4) Based on research into ethical behavior in the workplace, which of the following is a true statement?
  9. (TCO 5) Which of the following terms refers to the procedure used to determine the duties associated with job positions and the characteristics of the people to hire for those positions?
  10. (TCO 6) Where would you most likely find an advertisement for the job of CEO of Lowe’s?
  11. (TCO 7) Which is the difference between a conditional job offer and a permanent job offer?
  12. (TCO 8) RIPStop Outfitters LLC notified all of its director-level employees and above that next week they would be expected to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands for a 5-day sail. Training on how to sail, along with the expectation that all directors would carry their weight in cooking, cleaning, and all duties to survive the sail, was going to be part of their performance plan for the year. The HR executive team decided this would assist in team spirit and cohesiveness in the organization. This is an example of which kind of employee development tactic?
  13. (TCO 9) Jaylen is a stay-at-home dad. He has two children. He likes spending time with them and raising them. He is very involved in their education. He is a volunteer at the Parent Teacher Association of his children’s school. He is also the coach of their baseball team. Both children get good grades and their teachers like them. Jaylen’s wife is a corporate lawyer and makes a six-figure paycheck, travels extensively, and relies on Jaylen to be home caring for their family. Is Jaylen having a successful career, using internal factors?
  14. (TCO 10) Which of the following reasons does not support the purposes behind having a performance appraisal system?
  15. (TCO 11) The Equal Pay Act prohibits employers from
  16. (TCO 12) Which of the following statements is the most accurate?
  17. (TCO 13) Which of the following statements is not true for carpal tunnel syndrome?
  18. (TCO 14) A teachers' union has been trying to negotiate a new contract with school officials for 30 days. The old contract expires in 2 months, the day before school starts for the year. To resolve the contract negotiation disputes, a third party has been hired to pull together the common ground that exists and to make recommendations in the settlement that would overcome barriers that exist between the two sides. Which kind of impasse resolution technique is being used?
  19. (TCO 11) Of the following, which is the only performance-based benefit or award?