BUS 303 Week 2 Quiz

Question 1.1. ______ identifies characteristics of the job to be performed in terms of the tasks, duties and responsibilities to be fulfilled. (Points : 1)

Job planning

Job design

A job description

A job specification

Question 2.2. Which of the following is NOT one of the ways to measure HR strategic effectiveness? (Points : 1)

Return on investment

Price effectiveness test

Economic value added

Balanced scorecards

 Question 3.3. Which of the following is one of the approaches to strategic HR planning? (Points : 1)

Inventory forecasting

Environmental analysis

Project budget analysis

Operations management

 Question 4.4. ______ is the broadening of the types of tasks and responsibilities performed on the job, with the purpose of creating interesting and less monotonous jobs. (Points : 1)

Job enrichment

Job enlargement

Job rotation

Task significance

Question 5.5. ______ is the process of reducing the workforce through eliminating jobs, which cuts costs and improves efficiency. (Points : 1)

Voluntary separation programs




Question 6.6. ______ is the degree to which the job allows the incumbent to complete an identifiable work product and see clearly tangible or perceivable outcomes. (Points : 1)

Skill variety

Task identity


Task significance

Question 7.7. Which of the following is NOT an example of human capital? (Points : 1)


Openness to experience



Question 8.8. Which of the following do “ergonomics” most directly address? (Points : 1) 

Physical wellbeing

Mental wellbeing

Emotional wellbeing

Social wellbeing

Question 9.9. ______ refers to the extent of resemblance between the personal core values and beliefs of individuals and the norms, rules, regulations and values of the organizations where they work. (Points : 1)

Person-organization fit

Person-environment fit

Person-group fit

Person-job fit

Question 10.10. ______________ refers to the degree to which an organization is able to maximize the productivity of given resources, produce a given amount of output with minimal resources, or accomplish both. (Points : 1)

Organizational efficiency

Organizational yield

Organizational management

Organizational effectiveness

 Question 11.11. ______ refers to a more explicit form of harassment where the harassing member of the organization may be requiring the harassed member to exchange sexual favors against his or her will. (Points : 1)

Hostile work environment

Quid pro quo

Disparate treatment

Disparate impact

Question 12.12. What are the two main types of employment testing? (Points : 1)

Achievement and abilities

Aptitude and achievement

Aptitude and comprehension

Achievement and knowledge and skills

Question 13.13. A good fit is necessary between the nature of the job and all of the following except: (Points : 1)

Employee’s personality

Employee’s ethnicity

Employee’s interpersonal skills

Employee’s academic and technical knowledge

Question 14.14. Which of the following is one of HR department’s major everyday tasks? (Points : 1)

Sales and operations planning

Supply chain management

Inventory accounting

Orchestrating cultural change

Question 15.15. All the following are forms of compensation except: (Points : 1)

Fixed working hours




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