In Gardenswartz and Rowe's four-layer model explaining the complexity of diversity the most immediate layer of factors that create diversity relate to one's age,gender,ability,ethnicity,race,and sexual orientation.
When Ford Motor Co.tests applicants for assembly-line positions to determine their reading and mathematical skills to determine if they can do these types of jobs,what type of screening procedure is being used?
The managers of ABC Company decided that their company would pay wages that were generally above the industry average.They were hoping to attract better-qualified employees than other firms.This is an example of managers making a decision regarding:
Prior to designing a training and development program for managers,a human resource specialist attempts to determine which managers need training and what type of skills and knowledge these managers need to develop.This process is known as:
The process through which managers share performance appraisal information with subordinates,give subordinates an opportunity to reflect on their own performance,and develop,with subordinates,plans for the future is known as:
When Chrysler Corp.tests applicants for autoworker positions on their mechanical dexterity in an attempt to determine if they have the capability of performing an assembly-line job,this is an example of:
Managers can use a variety of performance appraisal techniques to evaluate their subordinates on the job.Explain what is meant by a "360-degree appraisal" and show how a manager could use this technique in evaluating the quality of a subordinate's work.
Discuss the role of the HR manager with respect to labour relations.What are the reasons why employees would vote to have a union represent their interests in negotiating with management? Why are some employees anti-union?