Exam 412715RR Compensating Human Resources
1. Organizations being squeezed between labor and product markets need to A. couple pay policies with creative HR, production, and marketing management to make workers' contributions more valuable and products more profitable. B. change their strategic mission and direction, moving to more attractive industries. C. move from job-based pay structures to skill-based pay systems, where employees are empowered and jobs are more enriched. D. move their operations overseas. 2. Pay specifically designed to energize, direct, or control employees' behavior is known as A. empowerment pay. B. exempt pay. C. indirect pay. D. incentive pay. 3. Three of the following are vesting rights. Which is not a vesting right? A. The right to a pension regardless of whether or not the employee remains with the employer until retirement B. In most cases, a waiting period of no more than five years or a three- to seven-year period, with 20 percent in the third and each year thereafter C. The right to a pension at retirement D. A guarantee that the employer won't switch the pension plan from defined-benefit to defined-contribution plan 4. A system in which an employer pays a worker specifically for each unit produced is known as A. hourly wage. B. salary. C. piecework rate. D. gross pay. 5. Which level of child care is most frequently provided by organizations with 100 or more employees? A. The organization offers no support within this area. B. The organization operates a day-care center at or near the workplace. C. The organization supplies and helps employees collect information about the cost and quality of available child care. D. The organization provides vouchers or discounts for employees to use at existing child-care facilities. 6. Due to increasing diversity within the workplace, many employers are extending benefits to A. independent contractors. B. domestic partners. C. anyone living within the employee's household. D. extended-family...
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