1. Which law gives students the legal right

1. Which law gives students the legal right

1. Which law gives students the legal right to see all letters of recommendation written about them and also permits release of information about a student only to people approved by the student at the time of the request?a. Equal Educational Opportunities Act (1974)b. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (1974)c. Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (1978)d. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (1990)2. The information least likely to be obtained in reference checks and recommendations is a. willingness of a previous employer to rehire the applicantb. a description of the applicants physical attractivenessc. education and employment historyd. character and interpersonal competence3. This type of management style is often associated with organizations in the embryonic stage.a. Movers and shakersb. Entrepreneur c. Growth directord. Freewheeling4. Promotion-from-within policies must , coupled with a company philosophy that permits employees to consider available opportunities within the organization.a. include incentives to keep employees in their current positionsb. receive strong top-management supportc. respect seniority positionsd. anticipate training needs5. The role of organizational culture in staffing is best applied if companiesa. avoid hiring only those who fit the specifics of the organizations cultureb. actively seek out those individuals who have values contrary to the organizations culturec. staff only those who fit into the profile of the organizations cultured. staffing decisions are independent of organizational culture6. A soft-quota systema. represents a mandate to hire specific numbers of women or minority group membersb. fails to recognize that discriminatory practices in the past may block prospective applicants from seeking present job opportunitiesc. systematically favors women and minorities in hiring and promotion decisionsd. is a commitment to treat all races and sexes equally in all decisions about hiring, promotion, and pay7. Which of the following statements about an aging organization is true?a. It emphasizes the generation of cash to develop new product lines.b. It is characterized by a heavy emphasis on product engineering.c. It is concerned with building excellence in the management teams.d. It demands extreme cost control through consistency and centralized procedures.8. When implementing recruitment activities, initial consideration should be given to a companys , especially for filling jobs above the entry level.a. minority groupsb. foreign subsidiariesc. current employeesd. women workforce9. affect recruitment policies because firms often give preference to current employees in promotions, transfers, and other career-enhancing opportunities.a. Internal labor marketsb. Labor market characteristicsc. Union employee percentagesd. EEOC guidelines10. Recruitment begins by specifying , which are the typical result of job analysis and workforce planning activities.a. pay gradesb. affirmative action candidatesc. human resource requirementsd. strategic imperatives11. Which act requires third-party investigators to secure the applicants written consent prior to doing a background check?a. Fair Labor Standards Act (1938)b. Fair Credit Reporting Act (1970)c. Equal Credit Opportunity Act (1974)d. GrammLeachBliley Act (1999)12. Which of the following statements about a company using a passive nondiscrimination posture is true? a. It is a concerted effort by the organization to actively expand the pool of applicants so that no one is excluded because of past or present discrimination.b. No attempt is made by the company to recruit actively among prospective minority applicants.c. It systematically favors women and minorities in hiring and promotion decisions.d. This posture recognizes that discriminatory practices in the past may block prospective applicants from seeking present job opportunities.13. Which of the following is a concerted effort by the organization to actively expand the pool of applicants so that no one is excluded because of past or present discrimination? a. Passive nondiscriminationb. Pure diversity-based recruitmentc. Hard quotasd. Diversity-based recruitment with preferential hiring14. The step following recruitment is , which is basically a rapid, rough selection process.a. initial screeningb. orientationc. performance managementd. workforce planning15. Typically, the first step in an employees introduction to company policies, practices, and benefits is a(n) program.a. intensive training programb. initial screeningc. team-buildingd. orientation


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