Essay on Human Resources Management

1168 Words May 8th, 2012 5 Pages
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This exam has two (2) parts – multiple choice and short answer essay. Circle the correct answers
(2 points each).

1) The methods used to give new or present employees the skills they need to perform their jobs are called ________.
A) orientation
B) training
C) development
D) appraisal

2) The first step in a training program is to ________.
A) assess the program's successes or failures
B) design the program content
C) conduct a needs analysis
D) train the targeted group of employees

3) What is the second step in the training process?
A) assess the program's successes or failures
B) present the program to a small test audience
C)
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A) Fair Labor Standards Act
B) Civil Rights Act
C) Employer Retirement Income Security Act
D) Davis-Bacon Act

21) Jill works as a cashier at a grocery store. She earns $8 an hour (or $320 for a 40-hour week). Last week, she worked 44 hours. What did she earn last week?
A) $320
B) $336
C) $344
D) $368

22) The ________ prohibits discriminating against employees who are 40 years of age and older in all aspects of employment, including compensation.
A) Fair Labor Standards Act
B) Civil Rights Act
C) Equal Pay Act
D) Age Discrimination in Employment Act

23) ________ is a formal and systematic comparison of jobs to determine the worth of one job relative to another.
A) Job analysis
B) Job evaluation
C) Benchmark analysis
D) Job ranking

24) What are the benefits Social Security provides?
A) income if retirement is at age 62 or later and individual is insured under the Social Security Act
B) death benefits to surviving dependents for those insured under the Social Security Act
C) Medicare
D) income if retirement is at age 55 or later

25) Ethics refers to the ________.
A) basic beliefs about what is right or wrong
B) characteristic values, traditions, and behaviors a company's employees share
C) principles of conduct governing an…

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