Ch.2 Quiz

Instructions
Please read the questions carefully.

This assessment is worth 100 points.

  1. The process that involves allocating resources, developing structures, hiring skilled employees, and developing appropriate reward systems is known as   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  2. As the scope and complexity of the company's jobs increase, which one of the following compensation practices takes on greater importance?   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. Firms that are diversified are more likely to use performance measures that are   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  4. What types of firms tend to have evaluation systems that call for subjective assessments of performance for evaluating managers?   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  5. Which of Porter's generic strategies is achieved by constructing efficient, large-scale facilities?   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. Employees in companies with a differentiation strategy would need to be   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  7. When a firm wants to strengthen its market position through the acquisition of new businesses, the firm is following a(n)   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. Firms that seek to scale down their operations are following a(n)   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  9. The competency that calls for HR professionals to know the firm's business and understand its economic financial capabilities is known as   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  10. A course in human resource management, such as the one you are currently enrolled in, should most enhance which one of the following HR competencies?   (10 points)

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