1 out of 1 points An applicant who is not hired but who would have performed successfully if hired is a _______. A. true positive B. false positive C. true negative D. false negative

Question 14

1 out of 1 points

An applicant who is not hired but who would have performed successfully if hired is a _______.

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A. true positive

B. false positive

C. true negative

D. false negative

Question 15

1 out of 1 points

Turnover due to organizational downsizing is classified as ______.

A. voluntary

B. involuntary

C. supplemental

D. it depends on the circumstances of the downsizing

Question 16

1 out of 1 points

Which of the following is an attribute of a low value employee that an organization would not want to prevent from leaving?

A. little intellectual capital

B. high seniority

C. high performance

D. all of the above

Question 17

1 out of 1 points

When using ___________, finalists are banded together into rank-ordered categories.

A. ranking

B. random selection

C. clinical prediction

D. grouping

Question 18

1 out of 1 points

Downsizing is typically a reflection of __________.

A. overstaffing

B. understaffing

C. an appropriate staffing level

D. none of the above

Question 19

1 out of 1 points

Which of the following functions are most likely to be outsourced?

A. recruiting creative talent for an advertising agency

B. screening registered nurses for a long-term care facility

C. recruiting and selecting individuals for teams

D. providing employee orientation

Question 20

1 out of 1 points

One problem that has been shown to accompany downsizing is _____.

A. increased payroll costs

B. decreases in employee health and motivation

C. most companies fail to downsize sufficiently

D. insufficient attention to issues of seniority

Question 21

1 out of 1 points

In a ________ analysis, the target employee population is split in half, and the new HR program is initiated with only one of these halves.

A. longitudinal

B. split-sample

C. LISREL

D. factor

Question 22

1 out of 1 points

Which of the following is not a part of normal progressive discipline?

A. Give employees notice of the rules of conduct

B. Provide employees with alternative employment if performance problems persist

C. Allow for full investigation of alleged employee misconduct

D. Give employees the right to appeal a decision

Question 23

1 out of 1 points

The most sensible approach for addressing the issue of applicant truthfulness would be to ________.

A. receive applicant information in good faith since the majority of applicants will be honest and it is not fair to inconvenience everyone with more verification because of a few “bad apples.”

B. treat applicants with trust and they will respond with honesty in most cases.

C. have applicants provide independent, third-party documentation of all job information provided on application blanks.

D. verify the applicant information provided that is deemed most vital

Question 24

1 out of 1 points

In which of the following assessment procedures is the participation of line managers most needed?

A. Initial assessment

B. Substantive methods

C. Discretionary methods

D. Background investigations

Question 25

1 out of 1 points

What proportion of disputes that begin the EEOC mediation process are eventually resolved through mediation?

A. fewer than 10%

B. more than 10%, but fewer than half

C. more than half

D. the EEOC has no mediation procedure

Question 26

1 out of 1 points

The _________ method of determining an applicant’s score is based on assigning weights by statistical procedures and then adding predictor scores together.

A. multiple regression

B. clinical prediction

C. unit weighting

D. none of the above

Question 27

1 out of 1 points

As a general rule concerning job offers, it can be said that __________.

A. “low ball” job offers are expensive to the organization

B. “competitive” job offers have no important drawbacks

C. “competitive” job offers tend to leave room to negotiate

D. “competitive” offers usually stimulate the most positive reactions on the part of offer recipients

Question 28

1 out of 1 points

The delivery of newcomer socialization should be the responsibility of __________.

A. his/her supervisor

B. a mentor or sponsor

C. the HR department

D. all of the above

Question 29

1 out of 1 points

From a legal standpoint, if performance appraisal information is to be used in the retention management and termination process for an organization, the organization needs to ensure that the information is _____.

A. organizationally relevant

B. sufficiently general to cover a variety of situations

C. communicated in advance to the employee

D. all of the above

Question 30

1 out of 1 points

Which of the following statements about negligent hiring lawsuits against employers is accurate?

A. monetary damages are usually leveled against the employee found to be at fault

B. the plaintiff must present evidence the injury or harm was a foreseeable consequence of hiring the unfit employee

C. the employer has the initial burden to present evidence of proper hiring practice in such cases

D. suits of this kind are decreasing as companies in the private sector recognize the liabilities involved

 

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