BAM 411 Human Resoure management Final exam

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1. ________ develop pay grades and compensation plans.

a. Recruiters
b. Job analysts
c. Trainers
d. Compensation managers
2. ________ organize the training opportunities for a company.
a. Training specialists
b. EEO representatives
c. Change managers
d. Communication directors
3. The ________ HR group may provide specialized support for organizational change.
a. transactional
b. corporate
c. centers of expertise
d. embedded
4. The ________ HR group may work with benefits specialists to provide support for transactional
HR activities.
a. compensation
b. corporate
c. embedded
d. transactional
5. ________ refers to the practices and policies you need to carry out the personnel aspects of
your management job.
a. Labor Relations
b. Human Resource Management
c. Organizational Health and Safety Management
d. Organizational Behavior

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6. Strategy map ________.
a. is the process of identifying countries with cheaper labor costs and relocating jobs to
those countries
b. is the process of organizing work activities
c. provides an onverview of how each department’s performance contributes to achieving
the company’s overall strategic goals
d. comprises the concepts and techniques used to control people at work
7. All of the following are a line supervisor’s responsibilities for effective HRM except:
a. starting (orienting) new employees in the organization
b. coercing other supervisors to get with the program
c. controlling labor costs
d. developing the abilities of each person
8. ________ are specifically responsible for assisting and advising line managers in areas like
recruiting, hiring, and compensation.
a. EEO officers
b. Human resource managers
c. Staff managers
d. Line managers
9. Effective human resource management could include all of the following responsibilities
a. controlling labor costs
b. placing the right person in the right job
c. training employees
d. None of the above.
10. Which of the following demographic issues represents a challenge for human resource
a. aging workforce
b. increasingly diverse workforce
c. increasing use of contingent workers
d. a and b only
11. The proportion of younger workers in the workforce is projected to ________.
a. decrease at a faster rate
b. decrease
c. stop growing
d. increase at a slower rate

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12. Strategic human resource management refers to ________.
a. extending a firm’s sales, ownership, and manufacturing to new markets
b. emphasizing the knowledge, education, training, skills, and expertise of a firm’s
c. formulating and executing human resource policies and practices that produce the
employee competencies and behaviors the company needs to achieve its strategic aims
d. planning the balance of internal strengths and weaknesses with external opportunities
and threats to maintain competitive advantage
13. Which term refers to letting vendors abroad provide services for a firm?
a. offshoring
b. data warehousing
c. application service providers
d. external work systems
14. HR managers who pass certification exams in human resource management are
knowledgeable in all of the following aspects except:
a. information technology
b. employee and labor relations
c. strategic management
d. occupational health and safety
15. Of the ten most serious ethical issues, how many were HR related?
a. four
b. ten
c. six
d. seven
16. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination based on all of the following
characteristics except:
a. sexual orientation
b. color
c. religion
d. race
17. ________ made it unlawful to discriminate in pay on the basis of sex when jobs involve
equal work, require equivalent skills, effort, and responsibility, and are performed under
similar working conditions.
a. Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
b. Equal Pay Act of 1963
c. Title VII
d. Executive Order 11246

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18. Which of the following factors is not an acceptable basis for different pay for equal work
under the Equal Pay Act of 1963?
a. seniority system
b. merit pay system
c. gender
d. quality of production
19. Jack is a 55-year-old American of Anglo-Saxon descent. What legislation is intended to
protect Jack from discrimination?
a. Equal Pay Act of 1963
b. Title VII
c. Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
d. Executive Order 11246
20. If a person is in a protected class, he or she is protected by ________.
a. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
b. the Consumer Protection Act
c. the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
d. the Department of Labor
21. Which of the following is not a potential source of sexual harassment?
a. customers
b. supervisors
c. co-workers
d. None of the above.
22. Under the Federal Agency Uniform guidelines, it may be ________ to discriminate against
persons even within the 40+ age bracket.
a. unlawful
b. lawful
c. necessary
d. b and c only
23. In which of the following did the U.S. Supreme Court further clarify the law on sexual
a. Farragher v. City of Boca Raton
b. Griggs v. Duke Power
c. Burlington Industries v. Ellerth
d. a and c only

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24. Intentional discrimination is also called ________.
a. adverse discrimination
b. disparate treatment
c. mixed motive
d. disparate impact
25. Which equal employment act allows the plaintiff to sue for punitive damages?
a. Americans with Disabilities Act
b. Title VII
c. Civil Rights Act of 1991
d. None of the above.
26. Which of the following is not a guideline arising out of Griggs v. Duke Power?
a. discrimination must have disparate impact only
b. job relatedness
c. discrimination need not be intentional
d. burden of proof on employer


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