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Which of the following does NOT apply to flextime, job sharing, and telecommuting? They are mandatory. They are flexible work arrangements. They are voluntary benefits. They can facilitate work-life balance. (The answer can be found in Chapter 9 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the sections Mandatory benefits and Work-life benefits and flexible work arrangements These benefits are voluntary, flexible work arrangements that can facilitate work life balance.)

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______ may be offered to employees for career development purposes, and they can be provided either on- or off-site. It can be in the form of workshops, courses offered by consultants, or classes offered by universities. Professional certification On-the-job training Formal education Self-paced training (The answer can be found in Chapter 7 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Training delivery: Decisions about types of training Formal education opportunities may be offered to employees for career development purposes, and they can be provided either on- or off-site. Formal education can be in the form of workshops, courses offered by consultants, or classes offered by universities.)

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Which of the following is LEAST likely to be an example of social recruiting? Monster.com Twitter LinkedIn YouTube (The answer can be found in Chapter 10 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Technology and HRM Social recruiting has taken many forms, such as the sourcing of candidates on such social networks as Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, and others.)

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Comments: 4. Question : In ______ plans, a managed care organization of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers makes a covenant with an insurer to provide health care services to employees or members at reduced rates. Preferred provider organization (PPO) Defined benefit Health maintenance organization (HMO) Defined contribution (The answer can be found in Chapter 9 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the feature box Benefits: A cost-benefit approach A study of Fortune 500 companies introducing work-life initiatives has shown that simply announcing those initiatives was followed by a 0.39% increase in average share prices. ) Points Received: Comments: 5. Question : Student Answer: ______ refers to expanding the collective capacities of organizational members to engage effectively in leadership roles and processes. Upward mobility Leadership development Management training Career development (The answer can be found in Chapter 7 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Leadership development and management training Leadership development can be defined as expanding the collective capacities of organizational members to engage effectively in leadership roles and processes.) Points Received: Comments: 6. Question : Student Answer: According to General Motorss findings, how much money does an obese employee annually cost the company in health services? Less than $1000 $1000 - $3000 $3000 - $5000 More than $5000 (The answer can be found in Chapter 9 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the feature box Benefits: A cost-benefit approach General Motors has found that 1 of 1 1 of 1

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obesity costs the company an additional $1000 to $3000 per year per obese employee in health services, which add up to about $300 million in additional costs.) Points Received: Comments: 7. Question : ______ refers to a process that provides employees with opportunities to obtain the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that enable them to perform their current job-related duties more effectively and responsibly. Career advancement Employee development Succession planning Employee training (The answer can be found in Chapter 7 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the introductory section of the chapter. Training is a process that provides employees with opportunities to obtain the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that enable them to perform their current job-related duties more effectively and responsibly.) Points Received: Comments: 8. Question : Student Answer: ______ leaders can combine the best of many cultures while avoiding these cultures limitations and biases. Ambicultural Global Ethnorelative Conscientious (The answer can be found in Chapter 10 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Managing a global workforce from a distance Ambicultural leaders can combine the best of many cultures while avoiding these cultures limitations and biases.) Points Received: Comments: 9. Question : Student Answer: Which of the following is NOT one of the HR metrics used to assess and evaluate benefits programs? Benefits as a percentage of payroll Benefits expenditures per full-time equivalent Earnings per share 1 of 1 1 of 1 1 of 1

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Return on expenditures (The answer can be found in Chapter 9 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Assessment Various HR metrics can be used for assessing and evaluating benefits programs, including benefits as a percentage of payroll, benefits expenditures per full-time equivalent (FTE), benefits costs by employee group, and the return on expenditures, which can be applied on the different programs an employer offers.) Points Received: Comments: 10. Question : Student Answer: Which of the following laws is LEAST associated with determining compensation? National Labor Relations Act Family and Medical Leave Act Fair Labor Standards Act Equal Pay Act (The answer can be found in Chapter 8 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section HR laws governing compensation Two employment laws specifically address compensation: the Equal Pay Act, which prohibits pay differentials for equal jobs across genders; and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which regulates the distinction between exempt and non-exempt employees. In addition, employers are not the only ones who determine compensation. Labor unions are often heavily involved in the process and have a major impact on designing pay plans. The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) gave employees the right to organize and engage in collective bargaining, through which compensation is usually determined.) Points Received: Comments: 11. Question : Student Answer: Which of the following is NOT one of the mandatory benefits? Workers compensation Social security Severance pay Jury duty leave (The answer can be found in Chapter 9 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Voluntary benefits Severance pay is one of the voluntary benefits. All the other choices are mandatory benefits.) Points Received: Comments: 0 of 1 1 of 1 1 of 1

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_____________ refers to status or power differentials between the leaders and employees. Physical distance Structural distance Global distance Psychological distance (The answer can be found in Chapter 10 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Managing a global workforce from a distance Psychological or social distance refers to status or power differentials between the leaders and employees. )

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Which of the following is NOT true about the current demographic trends in the workforce? The number of women in the workforce today is almost equal to the number of men. 70% of men reported that they would take a pay cut to spend more time with family. About 80% of couples have single income households. One in three children is born to a single mother. (The answer can be found in Chapter 9 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Demographic trends: The changing needs of a diverse population About 80% of couples are dual career earners, with women contributing on average almost half the family income. All the other statements are correct.)

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______ refers to distance between leaders and employees due to centralization, departmentalization, and span of control Physical distance Structural distance Social distance Psychological distance (The answer can be found in Chapter 10 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Managing a global workforce from a distance Structural distance is distance between leaders and employees due to centralization, departmentalization, and span of control.)

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Comments: 15. Question : Student Answer: Which of the following is NOT one of the four health conditions that account for the majority of healthcare costs? Cancer HIV Obesity Diabetes (The answer can be found in Chapter 9 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section Monitoring costs Four specific health conditionscardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesityhave been recognized to account for 75% of healthcare costs.) Points Received: Comments: 1 of 1