Essay about Test Ban Hrm Ch01

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Chapter 01
Managing Human Resources

True / False Questions

1. Managers and economists traditionally have seen human resource management as a source of value to their organizations.
True False

2. The concept of "human resource management" implies that employees are interchangeable, easily replaced assets that must be managed like any other physical asset.
True False

3. Human resources cannot be imitated.
True False

4. No two human resource departments will have precisely the same roles and responsibilities.
True False

5. Today, greater concern for innovation and quality has shifted the trend in job design to an increased use of narrowly defined jobs.
True False
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True False

12. Human resource management is increasingly becoming a purely administrative function.
True False

13. Evidence-based HR refers to the practice of initiating disciplinary action against employees only in the presence of clear and demonstrable proof of undesirable behavior.
True False

14. Corporate social responsibility describes a company's commitment to meeting the needs of its stakeholders.
True False

15. To carry out the functions of talent manager/organizational designer effectively, an HR manager must possess knowledge of how the organization is structured and how that structure might be adjusted to help it meet its goals for developing and using employees' talents.
True False

16. All HR skills require some ability as operational executor.
True False

17. In contrast to those in smaller organizations, supervisors in larger firms need not be familiar with the basics of HRM.
True False

18. Recent surveys indicate that managers have largely positive perceptions of the ethical conduct of U.S. businesses.
True False

19. According to the right of privacy, employers can conceal the nature of the job before hiring an employee.
True False

20. Mimi feels that her being denied promotion has more to do with her being a woman than with her performance. However, her supervisors and the HR department are refusing to hear her case. This indicates

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