Question 1 1 out of 1 points
An evolutionary firm would most likely:
Question 2 1 out of 1 points
Emergent strategies provide organizations with a sense of purpose and a guide for allocating resources.
Question 3 1 out of 1 points
Rudy is writing a report about the individual challenges his firm is facing. Which of the following topics would be LEAST relevant to the report?
Question 4 1 out of 1 points
Which of the following is a characteristic of most intended strategies?
Question 5 1 out of 1 points
Manvel Enterprises is implementing a differentiation strategy. Manvel will most likely:
Question 6 1 out of 1 points
The current trend to downsize most likely results in:
Question 7 1 out of 1 points
Job sharing is primarily appealing to:
Question 8 1 out of 1 points
The ________ is the most important part of the job description because it influences all other parts of the job description.
Question 9 1 out of 1 points
Your relatively flat organization is moving toward a boundaryless structure. Layers of management have been reduced to a minimum. You want employees to be self-managing, to perform several different tasks, and to take complete responsibility for the entire production process. ________ would be your best choice as you implement a job redesign program.
Question 10 1 out of 1 points
A defender strategy might lead a company to functional divisions of labor and work specialization, which are elements of a boundaryless organization.
Question 11 1 out of 1 points
Which of the following is NOT an element of a job description?
Question 12 1 out of 1 points
According to Herzberg’s theory, the absence of which of the following would most likely lead to employee dissatisfaction?
Question 13 1 out of 1 points
Wards Cove Packing vs. Antonio placed the burden of proof of discrimination on the plaintiff, but the Civil Rights Act of 1991 returned the burden of proof to the employer.
Question 14 1 out of 1 points
A fully functioning and competent Human Resource Department can replace the need for any legal advice on employment discrimination issues.
Question 15 1 out of 1 points
A disabled individual has either experienced environmental disadvantages or has a physical impairment that limits one or more major life activities.
Question 16 1 out of 1 points
Reasonable accommodations provided for disabled employees may include modifying work schedules or reassigning job duties.
Question 17 1 out of 1 points
A utilization analysis looks at which of the following criteria?
Question 18 1 out of 1 points
B.J. is among a group of 25 applicants for a manager’s position. As part of the selection process, all applicants take an exam. It is apparent from the results that African-American applicants tend to score lower than any other subgroup. B.J. is African-American and not selected because of his test score. B.J. may have grounds to sue due to:
Question 19 1 out of 1 points
Effective implementation of a diversity management program requires that managers be held accountable for failures and rewarded for successes.
Question 20 1 out of 1 points
Foreign-born individuals make up ________ of the U.S. population.
Question 21 1 out of 1 points
Which term refers to the idea that one can infer an individual’s motivations, interests, values, and behavioral traits based on the individual’s group membership?
Question 22 1 out of 1 points
Extended leave is LEAST likely to include:
Question 23 1 out of 1 points
Firms are most likely hesitant to perform official diversity audits because they:
Question 24 1 out of 1 points
Most managers accurately estimate the cost of making accommodations for disabled workers.
Question 25 1 out of 1 points
During the recession of 2008-2011, the rate of illegal immigrants increased significantly.