Hrm410 Midterm

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 Week 4 Midterm |
Numeric grade:| 107/160 | Letter grade:|  |
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Date Taken:| 5/23/2010 7:54:41 PM|
Time Spent:| 2:00:00 (2:00 allowed) |
Points Received:| 107 / 160 (66.9%)|
These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. | Question Type:| # Questions:| # Correct:|

Multiple choice| 25| 18|
Essay| 3| N/A|
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There are 2 pages in this exam:
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1.| Question:| (TCO 1) HRM typically provides which of these types of training to temporary employees?|  | Your Answer:|         | | Orientation| |    CORRECT ANSWER|         | | Retirement planning| |    |

        | | Benefits options| |    |
        | | Career management| |    INCORRECT|         | | Technology certification| |    |
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 | Instructor Explanation:| See pages 16 - 17, Issues Contingent Workers Create for HRM|  | Points Received:| 0 of 4 |
2.| Question:| (TCO 1) Modern concepts for promoting employee involvement include all of the following except:|  | Your Answer:|         | | Delegation| |    |         | | Theory X Management| |    CORRECT|         | | Participative Management| |    |         | | Goal Setting| |    |

        | | Employer Training| |    |
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 | Instructor Explanation:| See Week 1 Lecture. Theory X is an outdated management practice that believed the average employee dislikes work and thus needed to be managed closely.|  | Points Received:| 4 of 4 |

3.| Question:| (TCO 2) Jonathan, a VP for Human Resources, is evaluating the extent to which the hiring and employment practices in his organization are in compliance with federal and state laws. Which type of external influences that impact HRM is Jonathan considering?|  | Your Answer:|         | | Workforce diversity| |    |         | | Community relations| |    |

        | | Governmental legislation| |    CORRECT|         | | Ethics| |    |
        | | Labor unions| |    |
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 | Instructor Explanation:| See page 38, How External Influences Affect HRM|  | Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
4.| Question:| (TCO 2) To assist the organization in its strategic direction, which of the following must an HRM manager not do?|  | Your Answer:|         | | Attract and retain the most qualified employees| |    |         | | Be forward thinking| |    |

        | | Take the lead regarding the people dimension of the organization| |    |         | | Support the business strategy| |    |         | | Only react to the decisions made by top managers| |    CORRECT|

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 | Instructor Explanation:| See page 32, The Strategic Nature|  | Points Received:| 4 of 4 |
5.| Question:| (TCO 3) Significant equal employment (civil rights) legislation includes all of the following except:|  | Your Answer:|         | | Fair Labor Standards Act| |    CORRECT|         | | Age Discrimination in Employment Act| |    |         | | Family Medical Leave Act| |    |         | | Americans with Disabilities Act| |    |         | | Civil Rights Act of 1964| |    |

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 | Instructor Explanation:| See page 61, The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLS@) is wage law, not equal employment legislation. It is quite old (1938) and pre-dates most modern civil rights legislation.|  | Points Received:| 4 of 4 |

6.| Question:| (TCO 3) If you were Vice-President of Human Resources for a large organization, how could you find out if disparate impact was occurring in your organization?|  | Your Answer:|         | | Interview ex-employees.| |    |         | | Compare hiring ratios...
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