Course Human Resource Management
Test Quiz 1
Started 11/19/15 1:32 AM
Submitted 11/19/15 2:45 AM
Status Completed
Attempt Score 47.5 out of 50 points
Time Elapsed 1 hour, 13 minutes out of 1 hour and 15 minutes
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  • Question 1

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Which of the following describes the best training and development process?
Selected Answer: 5. Training and development is a way to foster the career development of employees at all levels.
  • Question 2

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The industrial welfare movement started around the turn of the century. It was
Selected Answer: 5. a voluntary effort by employers to improve the life of employees on and off the job.
  • Question 3

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The Hawthorne studies were experiments that studied
Selected Answer: 5. how lighting effects workers and their outputs.
  • Question 4

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Non-financial rewards are particularly important in organizations staffed by unpaid volunteers.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 5

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_______________ is the process of assessing the organization’s HR needs and making plans to ensure that a competent, motivated work force is employed.
Selected Answer: 5. Human resources planning
  • Question 6

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When Jim attended a class on how to use statistics for assembly-line quality control, he was
Selected Answer: 5. participating in the performance evaluation process.
  • Question 7

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The Wagner Act recognized the right of union employees to bargain collectively.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 8

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A change in the perspective on human resources management has been
Selected Answer: 1. toward a more dynamic, organization-wide, action-oriented role interrelated with strategic planning.
  • Question 9

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The __________ established a nationwide unemployment compensation system.
Selected Answer: 1. Social Security Act
  • Question 10

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Frank and Lillian Gilbreth’s analytical approach to efficiency in industry is called time-and-motion study.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 11

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Scientific management is most closely associated with the research at the Hawthorne Plant of Western Electric Company.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 12

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Under a yellow-dog contract, employers agree to hire only certified union members.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 13

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All personnel functions are interrelated.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 14

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Labor unions are formed to
Selected Answer: 2. protect workers and improve their working conditions.
  • Question 15

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Staffing uses only those already employed to fill positions within the organization.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 16

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The flow of events, including the necessary strategies through which the people in the organization improve the organization’s effectiveness is called the
Selected Answer: 3. organization improvement process.
  • Question 17

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Frederick Taylor analyzed workers’ body movements by studying motion pictures of tasks being performed.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 18

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The purpose of performance appraisal is to provide feedback to employees and information for organizational decisions.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 19

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Testing the alphabetizing skills of job applicants for a file clerk’s position is an example of the work of
Selected Answer: 4. Hugo Munsterberg, an early industrial psychologist.
  • Question 20

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Only HR specialists are responsible for the human resources management functions.
Selected Answer: 2. False