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Tony works in the finance department as an accounting clerk. He keeps a time cardand receives extra pay for any overtime he works. Tony is:
An example of an individual challenge that HRM faces is:
HRM faces a number of environmental challenges, including:
Due to the increasing work pace and burnout in the United States, more workers are facing higher degrees of stress. According to your text, some companies have chosen to:
Which of the following is NOT true of the Internet Revolution as it relates to HRM?
RCA is working on a corporate identity that smoothes over cultural differences in order to increase cooperation within the firm. RCA is addressing the HRM challenge of:
Kori and Joe are discussing their firm’s HRM strategies for dealing with a sexual harassment suit. Their discussion exemplifies the HRM environmental challenge stemming from:
A dual-career family is one in which
In today’s labor market, companies that do not strive to be family-friendly are:
Growth in service sector employment is tied to:
The need for skilled employees in the United States:
The fastest growing occupations in the United States
The most important organizational issue that affects an organization’s competitive advantage is:
The three elements of a company’s competitive position include which of the following?
Transferring responsibility and decision-making authority from central office staff to the people closest to the situation that demands attention is an example of
One potential pitfall of decentralizing a firm is
The current trend to downsize results in
Organizational restructuring over the past two decades has led to
Tammy has a small jam-and-jelly business and has joined up with Hillside Farm toproduce “Hillside Farm Preserves.” This type of partnership is called:
In 2000, mergers and acquisitions will have reached a new peak of:
Self-managed work teams are:
Small businesses have grown over the last decade. This growth may be attributed toa number of factors, including:
New businesses start every year. These start-ups are risky ventures, as nearlyfail in their first year of operation
Out of the number of small businesses that start every year, only will survive decade
An organization’s culture consists of a number of separate elements, such as
A company’s organization culture does NOT manifest in
The increased use of technology for telecommuting raises a number of issues for human resources, such as
A critical ethical issue for HR managers related to technology use in work environments is
The impact of technology on organizational structure can be seen in the:
Since companies can now monitor their employees’ use of the Internet and e-mail, which of the following is a legislative concern?
Outsourcing presents a number of challenges to Human Resources in that:
Rudy is writing a report about the individual challenges his firm is facing. Which of the following would Rudy NOT include in his report?
The relationship of the individual challenges HRM faces to the organizational challenges HRM faces:
The matching of people to the organization, not just to a job, is:
A study of small high-technology firms shows that they should hire people who are
Creating and implementing ethics codes has generally:
When it comes to managers dealing with ethical issues, it is safe to say that
Karl is trying to improve company productivity by focusing on employee competence. Karl is focusing on the factor of productivity.
One goal of empowerment is:
Many profitable American companies eliminate jobs ever year. This trend can beattributed to which of the following factors?
Strategic Human Resource Planning is:
Strategic Human Resource Planning provides a number of benefits to a company, such as: