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c3Student 1 Human resource planning involves forecasting future organizational needs including all of the following except A the number of employees that will be neededB the competencies employees will needC the potential supply of employeesD the matching of employee supply with demandE the matching of customer demand with output 2 In the long run effective human resource planning can determine an organizations A physical designB missionC product lineD strategic successE market position 3 An organizational growth strategy usually entails a human resource strategy that includes A layoffsB early retirementC employee promotionsD salary freezesE task variety 4 Many successful organizations recognize that a critical tool to maximize their human capital is are A company locationB overall human resource planningC benefit packagesD products or services producedE level of diversity 5 Human resource planning is also called A resource planningB human capital planningC employment planningD people planningE capital resource planning 6 Which of the following has a direct impact on human resource objectives A corporate strategyB automationC regulatory environmentD labour poolE task significance 7 Human resource planning includes creating an HR vision that describes A which union demands can be metB what challenges and opportunities employees will be faced withC what tasks will be included in job designD the importance of short term employment requirementsE the organizations production requirements 8 Employment planning is more common in large organizations because it allows them to A achieve economies in hiring new workersB increase their physical infrastructureC reduce benefit plansD satisfy shareholder demandsE enlarge and enrich jobs 9 Although the time and costs of human resource planning is highly beneficial to large organizations A it is equally so for small firmsB it is actually even more beneficial for small firmsC the benefits often do not justify the time and costs for small firmsD organizational size is not a factor in HR planningE human resource planning is never justified 10 Studies have indicated that in human resource planning even informally employers may be more likely to A estimate demand but not supplyB estimate supply but not demandC estimate both togetherD never estimate their needs at allE assume everything will just work out 11 The major causes of human resource demand include all the following except A social and legal challengesB workforce factorsC organizational decisionsD economic developmentsE change in recruiting policies 12 Current and future impacts of the Canadian and provincial Human Rights Acts are ancause of demand for human resources A externalB organizationalC workforceD analyticalE physical 13 External causes of demand for human resources include A budgetsB technological changesC new venturesD strategic plansE sales forecasts 14 Organizational causes of demand for human resources include A competitorsB legal challengesC technological changesD retirementsE new ventures
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