Online Quiz for Chapters 1,2 & 3

Instructions
Please read the questions carefully.

This assessment is worth 100 points.

  1. Which one of the following refers to the process of defining the way work will be performed and the tasks that a given job requires?
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    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  2. Which one of the following refers to the process by which an organization attempts to identify applicants with the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics that will help it achieve its goals?
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    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. If a company, as part of its job redesign program, plans to set up teams to manufacture products, it might offer which one of the following programs to help employees learn the ins and outs of effective teamwork?
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    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  4. The fastest growing segment of the labor force is ages:
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    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  5. HR functions that are commonly outsourced include all but one of the following. Name the exception.
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    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. Which one of the following technologies combines data from several sources into a single site and lets users customize data without programming skills?
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    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  7. Privacy, as an important issue in e-HRM, might best be addressed by which one of the following technologies?
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    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. A white male applicant for employment is refused a job in favor of a less-qualified minority applicant. He sues the employer for reverse discrimination, claiming equal protection under the Fourteenth Amendment. Which of the following employers would not be covered by this amendment and, thus, would stand the best chance of winning the case?
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    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  9. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 requires employers:
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    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  10. Which one of the following is not true of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act)?
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    a.  
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    d.  



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