Flashcards in Exam 1 Deck (75)
The utilization of individuals to achieve organizational objectives is known as ________.
human resource management
HR professionals only work with ________.
all the managers throughout the company
Human resource management (HRM) is the utilization of individuals to achieve organizational objectives.
Global competition is rarely relevant to the work of HR professionals.
Staffing is the process through which an organization ensures that it always has the proper number of employees with the appropriate skills in the right jobs, at the right time, to achieve organizational objectives.
The staffing process involves all of the following functions EXCEPT ________.
Many HR departments are most likely becoming smaller because ________.
external groups are performing HR functions
What is the systematic process of determining the skills, duties, and knowledge required for performing jobs in an organization?
An ongoing process whereby an individual sets career goals and identifies the means to achieve them is called
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and a survey conducted by LinkedIn revealed that today's employees under the age of 32 will work for approximately ________ companies and will change careers ________ times in their working lives.
7 to 10; 4
A formal approach used by the organization to ensure that people with the proper qualifications and experiences are available when needed is referred to as ________.
What HR tool gives employees the opportunity to capitalize on their strengths and overcome identified deficiencies?
Compensation, as described in your text, refers to the ________.
total of all rewards provided to employees in return for their services
Today, most firms would prefer having employees belong to unions because the unions handle health benefits.
Employee health and safety are a primary concern for businesses because of numerous federal and state laws.
A top-level manager who reports directly to a corporation's chief executive officer or to the head of a major division is a(n) ________.
Which term refers to the discipline that deals with what is good and bad or right and wrong?
Which of the following firms has NOT been exposed for ethical abuses and corrupt conduct?
General Electric (GE)
Compliance with the law sets the minimum standard for ethical behavior in business.
A major source of ethical guidance is the behavior and advice of people that psychologists call ________.
As a professional, what should be your primary source of ethical guidance in the workplace?
corporate code of ethics
Whistleblower protection has been around since ________.
the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
Companies are concerned about the whistleblower part of the Dodd-Frank Act for all of the following reasons EXCEPT that informants might
overload internal compliance channels and thus hinder internal compliance efforts
Which of the following was NOT included in the FSGO?
job security for whistleblowers
Which of the following is NOT required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?
Bank-holding companies and SEC reporting banks must have codes of ethics.
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law in 2010.
Harvey Electronics has used a number of methods to create an ethical culture that both employees and customers appreciate. What is the most effective way for the firm to sustain its ethical culture?
implementing an ethics audit regularly
Executives and managers at ABC Enterprises actively encourage a strong ethical culture at the firm. Which of the following would be the most likely result of the firm's actions?
improvements in organizational performance
Lincoln Enterprises recently fired two employees who were caught stealing tools from the firm's warehouse. As a result, the CEO of Lincoln wants to strengthen the firm's ethical culture and prevent future violations by redesigning the firm's ethics program. Which of the following questions is LEAST relevant when developing Lincoln's new ethics program?
What is the process for Lincoln establishing a corporate giving program?