HA 530 WEEK 4 Mid Term Exam Question Which of the following is not true regarding workforce diversity in the United States? Question 2. Question : Ethics refers to: Question 3. Question : Which of these quality experts began continuous improvement in Japanese industries? Question 4. Question : The _____________________________ establishes procedures for public companies regarding how they handle and report their financial picture. Question 5. Question : Which of the following is not true regarding the maintenance function? Question 6. Question : A large university has 40 campuses around the state. Each site has courses taught, but the HRM functions of hiring, recruiting, and benefits are all done from a single campus location. This situation is an example of ___. Question 7. Question : Today, the percentage of women in the United States that hold senior management positions are: Question 8. Question : David conducts new employee orientation for a large organization. His work is within which basic HRM function? Question 9. Question : The contingent workforce consists of all of the following types of employees except _______. Question 10. Question : Which of the following is nota management function? Question 11. Question : Which of the following is a country that values individualism? Question 12. Question : Safety and health is part of which primary HRM activity? Question 13. Question : Which training and development activity focuses on system-wide changes? Question 14. Question : Work process engineering is: Question 15. Question : Which of following early management theorist was a forerunner of today's teamwork concept? Question 16. Question : HR professionals are confronted with all of the challenges that accompany a recession except: Question 17. Question : Research studies suggest that Question 18. Question : Which of the following is not a type of defined contribution plan? Question 19. Question : Shameka is the new compensation manager of a large manufacturing company. She is currently redesigning the pay structure. She wants to be able to break down jobs based on identifiable factors and the degree to which these criteria exist on the different jobs in her company. What job evaluation method should Shameka use? Question 20. Question : Ted, an HR executive, is attending a conference. Topics include specific mentoring assignments for potential executive candidates, job options that enhance promotion potential for traditionally underrepresented candidates, and the value of diversity at all levels of an organization. What is the conference focus? Question 21. Question : In Germany, employees have ________ paid holidays. Question 22. Question : Which of the following is not a law affecting employee rights? Question 23. Question : Which of the following is a non-exempt employee under the FLSA? Question 24. Question : A Bona fide occupational qualification refers to job requirements that are Ã¢â‚¬Å“reasonably necessary to meet the normal operations of that business or enterpriseÃ¢â‚¬Â. Question 25. Question : Two U.S. government agencies are primarily responsible for enforcing equal employment opportunity laws. They are: Question 26. Question : Which of the following is not true regarding affirmative action plans? Question 27. Question : Dwayne worked for a 500-employee manufacturer in the rust belt. The company closed his plant with no advance notice to employees as it failed and applied for bankruptcy. He showed up for work one Monday and saw a sign on the fence announcing the plant closing and the bankruptcy. What protection is Dwayne given under W.A.R.N.? Question 28. Question : Changes to the workplace that allow qualified workers with disabilities to perform their jobs are called organizational workplace activities. Question 29. Question : A defined benefit plan is a retirement program that pays retiring employees a fixed retirement income based on average earnings over a period of time. Question 30. Question : Discipline should be immediate, provide ample warning, be consistent, and be impersonal. This statement describes which disciplinary rule? Question 31. Question : How many times are the base salaries of executives in the United States higher than those of low-level managers or operative personnel? Question 32. Question : The Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1971 requires an employer to notify job candidates of its intent to check into their credit. Question 33. Question : Which of the following piece of legislation provides for continued employee benefits up to three years after an employee leaves a job? Question 34. Question : Melvin invests $2400 of his pre-tax earnings into an account each year. The money grows tax-free, and he can withdraw the money tax free when he reaches a certain age. What kind of retirement program does Melvin have? Question 35. Question : The beginning of equal employment opportunity is usually attributed to the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Question 36. Question : What is roughly the proportion of all U.S. organizations using some form of drug testing? Question 37. Question : Sonia is a compensation analyst for a large government agency. She reviews grades that have been established by skills, knowledge, and abilities. What job evaluation method is Sonia using? Question 38. Question : The cost of employee benefits to organizations has remained stable over the last thirty years. Question 39. Question : Which of the following is a legal BFOQ? Question 40. Question : The Family and Medical Leave Act permits employees in firms of 100 or more employees to take up to 12 weeks of paid leave for family or medical reasons. Question 41. Question : Any organizational guarantee or promise about job security may constitute an implied employment contract. Question 42. Question : Your neighbor, Dwayne, hasnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t worked in the past five years. He fell from a truck at work and hurt his back and leg. He draws 60% of his salary. Under what benefit plan is Dwayne covered? Question 43. Question : A security company instituted a 5Ã¢â‚¬â„¢10Ã¢â‚¬â„¢Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ height requirement as a condition of employment for security guards. Such a height requirement is likely to create: Question 44. Question : The Fair Labor Standards Act covers which of these categories? Question 45. Question : Social Security is an example of a voluntary benefit. Question 46. Question : A defined contribution plan is a type of retirement program whereby each employee has an individual account to which both the employee and the employer may make contributions. Question 47. Question : Adverse impact is a consequence of an employment practice that results in a greater rejection rate for the majority group than for a minority group. Question 48. Question : Which of the following is not classified as an on-the-job behavior type of disciplinary problem? Question 49. Question : Three of the most typical dichotomies of rewards are: intrinsic versus extrinsic rewards, financial versus nonfinancial rewards, and performance-based versus membership-based rewards. Question 50. Question : Larry, confined to a wheelchair since his accident, has been denied a job as a data clerk because the workstations are too small to accommodate his wheelchair. Can he sue under the ADA? Question 51. Question : A situation in which an employee notifies authorities of wrongdoing in an organization is called __________________________. Question 52. Question : Workplace romances could lead to all of the following except: Question 53. Question : Which Supreme Court case made invalid any test or diploma requirements that disqualified African Americans at a substantially higher rate than whites if the differentiation could not be proved job related? Question 54. Question : B.W. works for a tech manufacturer. He attends monthly meetings with managers and co-workers to evaluate labor-saving ideas. Last year, the group came up with a scrap salvage procedure that saved the company a million dollars. Each employee received $1000. What kind of compensation system is used? Question 55. Question : The Privacy Act of 1974 requires federal government agencies to make available information in an individual- personnel file. Question 56. Question : The Fair Labor Standards Act established laws outlining minimum wage, overtime pay, and maximum hour requirement for most U.S. workers. Question 57. Question : Job evaluation is the process whereby an organization systematically establishes its compensation program. Question 58. Question : Zoe is required to take a drug test as a condition of employment by The Drug-Free Workplace Act. She has applied for which of these jobs? Question 59. Question : An activity whereby a company keeps informed of its employeesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ activities is called employee assessment. Question 60. Question : Which of the following is not a legally required benefit? Question 61. Question : Which of the following is not an extrinsic source of employee motivation? Question 62. Question : Which of the following best describes ERISA? Question 63. Question : Most organizations conduct their own compensation surveys rather than relying on outside information. Question 64. Question : Which of the following best describes the point method? Question 65. Question : Companies employing 50 or more employees are required to give employees 30 days notice when closing down a plant or laying off large numbers of workers. Question 66. Question : International compensation packages, referred to as a balance sheet, contain all of the following categories except Question 67. Question : In the United States, employees average 10 paid holidays per year. Question 68. Question : Joe works for a large service organization. Last year, they paid nothing for authorized baby immunizations for their children. The children receive well-child pediatric care for $5 a visit. Joe complains that although the costs are reasonable, the family has to go the Local Clinic for all of their nonemergency care. What kind of health insurance does Joe have?