Delphi Technique – Human Resources HRM Exam 3

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Forecasting Technique, Formal Expert Forecast, Delphi Technique, Human Resources

The key terms in this Human Resources course include Forecasting Technique, Assessments, Formal Expert Forecast, Delphi Technique, Managerial Judgment, Nominal Group Technique, Layoff-Avoidance, HRP, Work Sharing, Scatter Plot, Ratio Analysis, Time-Series Analysis, Regression Analysis, Trend Analysis.


The drawbacks of which forecasting technique include subjectivity and the potential for group pressure to lead to less accurate assessments than could be obtained through other means?

A) a formal expert forecast.
B) managerial judgment.
C) the Delphi technique.
D) an informal expert forecast.
E) the nominal group technique. correct


Projected openings are filled by using the following sources of supply:

A) promoted employees.
B) unemployed individuals.
C) external and internal sources. correct
D) individuals employed at other firms.


The layoff-avoidance strategy introduced by the federal government is known as:

A) the early leave package.
B) the reduced work week.
C) job sharing.
D) work sharingcorrect
E) supplemental unemployment benefits


HRP is a process of reviewing human resources requirements to ensure that an organization has the required number of employees, with the necessary skills, to meet its goals.

True


Computing the number of employees in the firm at the end of the last five years is associated with which of the following forecasting techniques?

A) trend analysis correct
B) a scatter plot
C) ratio analysis
D) time-series analysis
E) regression analysis


In general terms, the lower the rate of unemployment:

A) the smaller the labour demand.
B) the larger the labour demand.
C) the easier it will be to recruit.
D) the larger the labour supply.
E) the smaller the labour supply. correct


The Delphi Technique

Outplacement is:

A) a service offered by an outside agency that can assist terminated employees in finding employment elsewhere. correct
B) a service within a company that provides resume-writing and interview-skill workshops.
C) a service offered by an outside agency that provides job opportunities.
D) a service within a company facilitated by HR professionals.


The drawbacks of which forecasting technique include subjectivity and the potential for group pressure to lead to less accurate assessments than could be obtained through other means?

A) a formal expert forecast.
B) managerial judgment.
C) the Delphi technique.
D) an informal expert forecast.
E) the nominal group technique. correct


Projected openings are filled by using the following sources of supply:

A) promoted employees.
B) employees who are transferred.
C) unemployed individuals.
D) external and internal sources. correct
E) individuals employed at other firms.


The layoff-avoidance strategy introduced by the federal government is known as:

A) the early leave package.
B) the reduced work week.
C) job sharing.
D) work sharingcorrect
E) supplemental unemployment benefits


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