10. Which of the following is an example of the ranking method being used to perform a job evaluation?

A. Using the job definitions that are provided on the Department of Labor Web site to create the different levels of positions within an organization B. Creating 16 different descriptions in which each job within the organization will fit C. Creating a list of specific tasks for each job and placing a value on each one based on how much they contribute to the organization’s mission D. Creating a list of specific skills required for each job and placing a value on each based on how much they contribute to the organization’s mission

11. Kevin just completed a job evaluation for his organization. After presenting his findings to the HR director, he was told that the position of vice president didn’t have a high enough salary based on its level of responsibility and the position of maintenance worker didn’t have a high enough salary based on its level of responsibility. Which of the following was missing from Kevin’s evaluation?

A. Supports organizational strategy B. Supports work flow C. Fair to employees D. Motivates behavior toward organizational objectives 12. The employees at the McKinney Corporation have become very upset about their wage levels because they found out that they’re the lowest paid employees in their industry. This is an example of A. equity theory. C. institutional model. B. tournament theory. D. internally aligned structure

13. Shanda is performing a job analysis, and she sent a questionnaire to all the employees in the accounting department inquiring about the work that they perform. She noticed that there was a great deal of variance among different people who all hold the same position. None of them could agree on the work that they perform. Which of the following is missing from her job analysis?

A. Reliability C. Acceptability B. Validity D. Usefulness 14. Which of the following is an example of a quantitative method being used to collect information for a job analysis? A. Kim is informally interviewed by a member of the HR department about what she does at work all week. B. Kim is observed by her supervisor who is compiling a list of all of the tasks that she completes in a week. C. Kim is keeping a list of all of the tasks that she completes in a week. D. Kim is filling out a survey that asks her to rank, in order of importance, the different responsibilities that she has in the receiving department.

15. Brittany is collecting data for a job analysis, and she just finished collecting data on how store managers teach selling skills to their new sales associates so that they will be able to meet their individual daily sales goals. This is an example of which kind of information?

A. Identification C. Employee data B. Content D. Essential elements

16. Which of the following is an example of higher wages based on human capital?

A. Gus earns more than Seymour because Gus is a member of a labor union and Seymour isn’t. B. Gus earns more than Seymour because Gus is much better at negotiating salary increases than Seymour. C. Gus earns more than Seymour because Gus has been trained on all of the machines that are used on his manufacturing line. D. Gus earns more than Seymour because Gus has missed fewer days of work than Seymour.

17. Forrest just gave his assistant a 3% raise because his assistant just took on the responsibility of department budgeting. Which of the following policy choices did Forrest just make?

A. Internal alignment C. Employee contributions B. External competitiveness D. Management

18. Ana Lisa has a company credit card on which she is allowed to purchase gas for her car because her job requires her to drive a lot. This is an example of which form of pay?

A. Long-term incentive C. Benefits: work/life balance B. Benefits: income protection D. Benefits: allowances

19. Charlotte just received a $500 bonus because her department finished its design project ahead of schedule. This is an example of which form of pay?

A. Cash compensation: base B. Cash compensation: merit pay C. Cash compensation: cost-of-living adjustment D. Cash compensation: incentives

20. Which of the following companies saw an increase in stock price as well as an increase in CEO pay?

A. Gap C. Pfizer B. Whole Foods D. Texas Instruments