Managerial Judgment – Human Resources HRM Test

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Human Resources Planning, Managerial Judgment, Nominal Group Technique

The key terms in this Human Resources course include Human Resource Planning, Management, forecasting technique, Nominal Group Technique, informal expert forecast, Planning, formal expert forecast, Delphi technique , future human resources needs, managerial judgment, regression analysis, CEO, Director


You have just been hired as the Director of Human Resources at a mid sized engineering company. The CEO has asked you to assist her in forecasting future human resources needs and to first use a forecasting technique which would generate an exchange of ideas among Directors of each division. She is concerned that you use a technique which will lead to greater acceptance of results among Directors. Which technique do you use?

A) an informal expert forecast
B) nominal group techniquecorrect
C) a formal expert forecast
D) regression analysis


You have just been hired as the Director of Human Resources at a mid sized engineering company. The CEO has asked you to assist her in forecasting future human resources needs and to first use a qualitative technique which is useful for long-range forecasting. Which technique do you choose?

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


The drawbacks of which forecasting technique include the fact that judgments may not efficiently use objective data?

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


Permitting a group to critically evaluate a wide range of views is an advantage of which forecasting technique?

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


Human Resources HRM Test

Regardless of the forecasting method utilized, modifications are made based on:

A) changing market conditions.
B) HRIS data.
C) management control systems.
D) managerial judgment. correct
E) changing economic conditions.


Alice is the HR consultant advising Nexus Inc., a small but successful software development firm on how to conduct human resource planning. In forecasting future demand for human resources what step should she advise management to take first?

A) create a replacement chart
B) project the sales for each of the firmʹs products and estimate quality and nature of employees needed
C) project turnover
D) project the sales for each of the firmʹs products and calculate the volume of production needed to meet sales requirements correct
E) develop a staffing table


A pictorial representation of all jobs within the organization, along with the number of current incumbents and future employment requirements, is known as:

A) an organization chart.
B) a staffing table. correct
C) a replacement chart.
D) a scatter plot.
E) a skills inventory.


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.


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