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BUS303 Week 4 Quiz
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Question 1.

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.

 

Student Answer:

 

Career advancement

 

   

Employee development

 

   

Succession planning

 

 

CORRECT

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:

1 of 1

 

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Question 2.

Question :

Studies show that the availability of benefits is what determines their use or value.

 

Student Answer:

 

True

 

 

CORRECT

False

 

Instructor Explanation:

Answer can be found in Chapter 9 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the feature box “Your support is the most important component of the benefit package” Studies show that the simple availability of benefits does not determine their use or value, which lies instead in employees’ perceptions that their supervisors acknowledge that a work-life balance is important for their psychological well-being.

       
         

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

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Question 3.

Question :

Which of the following laws is LEAST associated with determining compensation?

 

Student Answer:

 

National Labor Relations Act

 

 

CORRECT

Family and Medical Leave Act 

 

   

Fair Labor Standards Act

 

   

Equal Pay Act

 

Instructor Explanation:

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:

1 of 1

 

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Question 4.

Question :

Setting reasonable start and end times, securing a distraction-free learning environment, including activities that put trainees in a good mood, and providing adequate breaks and nutritious meals throughout the training can help make trainees more confident about their learning abilities.

 

Student Answer:

CORRECT

True

 

   

False

 

Instructor Explanation:

Answer can be found in Chapter 7 of BUS 303: Human Resource Management, in the section “Training design” Physiological and psychological arousal make trainees more confident about their learning abilities. Training can be designed to capitalize on physiological and psychological arousal through setting reasonable start and end times, securing a distraction-free learning environment, including activities that put trainees in a good mood, and providing adequate breaks and nutritious meals throughout the training. Trainees’ general health also affects their ability to learn.

       
         
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