HRM 326 WEEK 3 Mid-Course Quiz


HRM 326 WEEK 3 Mid-Course Quiz


HRM 326 WEEK 3 Mid-Course Quiz

HRM 326 WEEK 3 Mid-Course Quiz

  1. Strategic planning is best defined as
    1. The development of a relatively long‑term mission consistent with internal tactics.
    2. The development of relatively short‑term objectives that meet the executive committee objectives.
    3. A process for determining how best to pursue the organization’s mission while meeting the demands of the environment.
    4. The development of values and ideals of the organization relevant to long-term objectives.
  2. Name and briefly describe the three components to organization structure that are discussed in the text.


  1. ___________________________________________________________
  2. ___________________________________________________________
  3. ___________________________________________________________


  1. Cavalier Tool and Manufacturing decided not to pursue ISO certification because
    1. They could not afford the cost associated with certification.
    2. They had attempted certification a few years earlier and it had been unsuccessful.
    3. Sometimes a customer required a “down and dirty” mold which would not be allowed under ISO certification.
    4. The owner was not interested in certification.


  1. Which of the following is a reason why some small businesses do not engage in strategic planning?
    1. Time constraints
    2. Unfamiliarity
    3. Lack of skills
    4. Lack of trust
    5. All of the above


  1. What can be done to reduce resistance to change?
    1. Focus on changing one level (organizational, group, and individual) at a time.
    2. Involve employees.
  2. Let those who are satisfied with the status quo lead the way.
  3. Both A & B.
  4. All of the above.


  1. When a TNA is conducted, it
    1. Guarantees that the time and money spent on training is spent wisely.
    2. Determines the benchmark for evaluation of training.
    3. Provides essential information in the implementation of the strategic plan.
    4. Both B & C.


  1. Which of the following focuses on a current performance problem?
    1. The PAQ
    2. A reactive TNA
    3. A proactive TNA
    4. Work sampling


  1. When a performance gap is identified and there is shown to be a lack of KSAs
    1. There is no need to determine if there are motivational issues present.
    2. You still might want to determine if there are any barriers to performance.
    3. Training is the only option for dealing with the lack of KSAs.
    4. A & C.


  1. Looking at the internal environment of an organization and determining its fit with organizational goals and objectives is associated with which TNA component?
    1. Operational Analysis
    2. Performance Discrepancy
    3. Organizational Analysis
    4. Person Analysis
    5. Organizational Laddering


  1. In an organizational analysis, who do you ask about job design issues?
    1. Top management
    2. Relevant supervisors
    3. Incumbents
    4. Both B & C
    5. All of the above


HRM 326 WEEK 3 Mid-Course Quiz