Human Resource Management Study Set 5

Business

Quiz 1 :
Managing Human Resources

Quiz 1 :
Managing Human Resources

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Managers and economists traditionally have seen human resource management as a source of value to their organizations.
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False
Explanation: The increased use of and access to electronic databases by employees and employers suggest that in the near future legislation will be needed to protect employee privacy rights. Currently, no federal laws outline how to use employee databases in such a way as to protect employees' privacy while also meeting employers' and society's concern for security. The increased use of and access to electronic databases by employees and employers suggest that in the near future legislation will be needed to protect employee privacy rights. Currently, no federal laws outline how to use employee databases in such a way as to protect employees' privacy while also meeting employers' and society's concern for security.

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The concept of "human resource management" implies that employees in an organization cannot be considered as a resource and hence are interchangeable.
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False
Explanation: At one time, human resource management was primarily an administrative function. As more organizations have come to appreciate the significance of highly skilled human resources, however, many HR departments have taken on a more active role in supporting the organization's strategy.

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Human resources cannot be imitated.
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True
Explanation: Evidence-based HR refers to demonstrating that human resource practices have a positive influence on the company's profits or key stakeholders (employees, customers, community, shareholders).

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High-performance work systems have been essential in making organizations strong enough to weather the storm of a recession and remain profitable when the economy begins to expand after the recession.
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No two human resource departments will have precisely the same roles and responsibilities.
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The concern for innovation and quality in recent times has forced companies to use more narrowly defined jobs to increase efficiency.
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The process of selection is limited to hiring new employees for job openings and excludes internal transfers and promotions.
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Establishing and administering personnel policies allows the company to handle problematic situations more fairly and objectively than if it addressed such incidents on a case-by-case basis.
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Companies following a low-cost strategy closely align their pay packages to the industry norms.
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Establishing and administering personnel policies allows the company to handle problematic situations more fairly and objectively than if it addressed such incidents on a case-by-case basis.
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The current federal laws fail to outline how to use employee databases in order to protect employees' privacy while also meeting employers' and society's concerns for security.
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Human resource management is increasingly becoming a purely administrative function.
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Evidence-based HR refers to the practice of initiating disciplinary action against employees only in the presence of clear and demonstrable proof of undesirable behavior.
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In organizations with a sustainable strategy,the HR departments focus on employee development and empowerment rather than short-term costs.
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An HR professional can be an effective talent manager or organizational designer only when he has the knowledge of how the organization is structured and how that structure might be adjusted to help it meet its goals for developing and using employees' talents.
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Knowledge of business trends is essential for the strategic architect role of an HR professional.
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The HR activities are exclusively carried out by an HR specialist in small organizations.
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The supervisors play a key role in employee relations as they are most often the voice of management for the employees.
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The right of free consent states that employers can conceal the nature of the job while hiring an employee for a particular position.
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Mimi feels that her being denied promotion has more to do with her being a woman than with her performance.However,her supervisors and the HR department are refusing to hear her case.This indicates that Mimi has been denied her right to due process.
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