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QUESTION 1

  1. Some workers are being paid above their pay range and then they get their wage rate frozen at their current rate of pay until salary scales catch up. What is this practice is called?

    a.

    green-circling

    b.

    red-circling

    c.

    merit pay reduction

    d.

    conservative pay reduction

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QUESTION 2

  1. Functional job analysis was pioneered in the United States in the 1930s and is the precursor to the Canadian National Occupational Classification system.

     True

     False

1 points   

QUESTION 3

  1. Which method of job analysis focuses on the behaviours that make up a job and uses job elements to describe work activities?

    a.

    Position Analysis Questionnaire

    b.

    Interviews

    c.

    Observation

    d.

    Functional Job Analysis

1 points   

QUESTION 4

  1. A job specification is summary of the duties, responsibilities, and reporting relationships pertaining to a particular job.

     True

     False

1 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. What is one problem with using the ranking/paired job evaluation method?

    a.

    It is time consuming.

    b.

    It is not acceptable to pay equity commissions.

    c.

    It is not acceptable to employment equity commissions.

    d.

    It cannot address external market equity.

1 points   

QUESTION 6

  1. What are the three main reasons for conducting job evaluations?

    a.

    to decrease wage costs, to create job families, and to create pay equity

    b.

    to control wage costs, to create equitable pay structures, and to create employment equity

    c.

    to control wage costs, to create equitable pay structures, and to create the perception of an equitable pay system among participants

    d.

    to increase wage costs, to create equitable pay structures, and to create pay equity

1 points   

QUESTION 7

  1. In 2018, Canada passed pay equity legislation that applies to all employers in Canada.

     True

     False

1 points   

QUESTION 8

  1. A job description is a summary of the employee qualifications required to perform the duties for a given job.

     True

     False

1 points   

QUESTION 9

  1. What is the major benefit for the ranking method of job analysis?

    a.

    It creates a series of grade descriptions.

    b.

    It creates a series of grade descriptions.

    c.

    It creates relative equal intervals between job classifications.

    d.

    It incorporates market data.

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QUESTION 10

  1. What occurs to the female job class if the percentage of secretaries in that job class changes from 95 percent to 30 percent?

    a.

    It becomes a new job class.

    b.

    It becomes a male job class.

    c.

    It remains a female job class.

    d.

    It becomes a gender neutral job class.

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QUESTION 11

  1. Why might using job descriptions for job evaluation purposes prove problematic?

    a.

    Companies simply do not keep wage rates updated.

    b.

    The dynamic nature of the general environment creates a situation whereby job duties change without human resources departments noticing it.

    c.

    Creating and maintaining job descriptions is not a laborious process.

    d.

    The output created by the job analysis process yields poor results.

1 points   

QUESTION 12

  1. What is a valid reason to re-evaluate jobs?

    a.

    A new member joins the committee.

    b.

    The compensation-level strategy changes.

    c.

    A new performance system is implemented.

    d.

    There is a high level of appeals.

1 points   

QUESTION 13

  1. What is the first step in most pay equity processes?

    a.

    analyze gender data

    b.

    determine what rules and laws apply

    c.

    review compensation

    d.

    analyze and compare jobs

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QUESTION 14

  1. Which term refers to an organization that gives an employee the ability to appeal a decision of the job evaluation committee?

    a.

    procedural justice

    b.

    distributional justice

    c.

    organizational justice

    d.

    grievance system

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QUESTION 15

  1. What is the observation method of job analysis well-suited for?

    a.

    jobs that have a short work cycle

    b.

    jobs with a long work cycle

    c.

    minimum wage jobs

    d.

    minimum wage jobs

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QUESTION 16

  1. Which term refers to the relative value of different jobs as determined by knowledgeable individuals?

    a.

    the proxy method

    b.

    PAQ analysis

    c.

    paired comparison method

    d.

    the ranking method

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QUESTION 17

  1. Once an organization has posted its pay equity plan, it has met its legal responsibility under the legislation and no further action is required.

     True

     False

1 points   

QUESTION 18

  1. Which job evaluation category uses human judgement as the determining factor?

    a.

    whole job

    b.

    factor comparison

    c.

    statistical/policy capturing

    d.

    point-factor management analysis

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QUESTION 19

  1. ABC Inc. is a new organization planning to launch a call centre in the next six months. You have been tasked with creating detailed job descriptions for several operational roles in the call centre. Which information collection method would you likely rely on to gather job information?

    a.

    utility analysis

    b.

    functional job analysis

    c.

    variable analysis

    d.

    data analysis

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QUESTION 20

  1. What is a primary problem of job analysis process?

    a.

    creating too many job families

    b.

    analyzing the jobholder not the job

    c.

    having a committee

      d.

    professional designations

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