HCCS HROP2306 FINAL EXAM (2015) - 96346

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Question text Question 1 Which of the following are the two main components of current core compensation? Select one: a. base pay & bonuses b. base pay & legally-required benefits c. bonuses & legally-required benefits d. base pay & discretionary benefits Question 2 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text These rights provide employees with an opportunity to purchase a number of stocks at a designated price within a specified period of time Select one: a. stock option b. stock grant c. disposition d. exercise of one's grant. Question 3 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text What is the term used when a company offers stock to its employees? Select one: a. stock allocation b. stock option c. stock grant d. stock disposition Question 4 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Restricted stock generally allows the executives ownership of the stock after how many years? Select one: a. 20-30 b. 5-10 c. 3-5 d. 1-3 Question 5 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text When he became CEO, Duane was given a stock option that does not require him to exercise his options in order to receive income. Which plan is it? Select one: a. stock appreciation rights b. discount stock c. restricted stock d. golden parachute Question 6 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text After the recent merger of ABC and XYZ Airlines, the former CFO of XYZ Airlines, John, lost his employment in the newly merged airline. Which compensation agreement extends pay and benefits for John? Select one: a. discount stock option plans b. incentive stock options c. phantom stock d. golden parachutes Question 7 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text XYZ Co. took back performance-based compensation of $1.2 million from their CEO because of his decision of the buyout of another firm that eventually lowered the overall value of the XYZ Co. Which of the following compensation agreements allowed the board of directors to take back this $1.2 million? Select one: a. platinum parachutes b. clawback provisions c. phantom stock d. golden parachute Question 8 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text The recently appointed CEO of XYZ Inc. uses a luxury summerhouse owned by the company for rest and relaxation with his family as well as a place to invite important clients before a lucrative business deal. XYZ Inc. also provides a membership to an exclusive country club to its CEO. These kinds of benefits offered to CEOs are called Select one: a. discretionary bonuses. b. perquisites. c. golden parachutes. d. clawback provisions. Question 9 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text The SEC requires compensation information on the CEO and how many of the highest paid executives? Select one: a. 10 b. 7 c. 4 d. 2 Question 10 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text The SEC's Summary Compensation Table contains data covering how many years? Select one: a. 3 b. 5 c. 7 d. 10 Question 11 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text In 2009, the average CEO earned how much more annually than the average food service worker? Select one: a. 12 times greater b. 38 times greater c. 74 times greater d. 156 times greater Question 12 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text A worker considered part-time is working less than how many hours in a week? Select one: a. 30 b. 35 c. 39 d. 25 Question 13 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Contingent workers typically find employment in which of the following industries? Select one: a. automotive b. transportation c. apparel manufacturing d. heavy equipment manufacturing Question 14 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text What is it called when Tanesha and Jaunita both work part-time to complete the duties of one full-time position? Select one: a. job sharing b. freelancing c. dual staffing d. safe harboring Question 15 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Who is responsible for compensating on-call employees? Select one: a. the independent contractor b. the hiring company c. the temporary agency d. the government Question 16 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Which type of contingent worker would work for a company on a long-term basis, presumably on an indefinite basis? Select one: a. part-time employees b. temporary employees c. leased employees d. independent contractors Question 17 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text The average monthly health insurance premium cost companies how much as of September 2010? Select one: a. $107.38 per employee b. $191.74 per employee c. $258.69 per employee d. $435.20 per employee Question 18 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Ashley was working as a part-time employee in a private company. She has just been laid off. Under which protection will she temporarily continue receiving employer-sponsored health care insurance coverage? Select one: a. Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act b. Emergency Economic Stabilization Act c. Family and Medical Leave Act d. Equal Pay Act Question 19 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text How many days will Jamal have to work to complete a "year of service"? Select one: a. 125 b. 100 c. 185 d. 270 Question 20 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text To be covered by FLSA overtime and minimum wage provisions, seasonal employees must work for a company that is open how many months in a year? Select one: a. 4 b. 7 c. 11 d. 12 Question 21 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Since temporary workers are employees of both the temporary employment agency and the client company, the dual employer common law doctrine establishes temporary workers' right to receive which of the following? Select one: a. retirement benefits b. workers' compensation c. health insurance d. employee benefits Question 22 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text The Bureau of Labor Statistics does not monitor pay levels for which type of temporary workers? Select one: a. part-time employees b. leased employees c. temporary employees d. independent contractors Question 23 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text When a telecommuting employee works from a remote extension from the employer's office that includes a clerical staff and a full-time manager, that employee is said to be working at what type of office? Select one: a. remote work office b. nomadic work center c. neighborhood work center d. satellite work center Question 24 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text What group most strongly opposes the use of contingent workers? Select one: a. liberals b. conservatives c. trade unions d. executives Question 25 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text What does the term repatriation refer to? Select one: a. sending an expatriate's family to the foreign country with him b. an expatriate going back to an overseas assignment she had been to before c. an expatriate returning home to work after completing an overseas assignment d. teaching an expatriate about the customs and culture of a foreign country Question 26 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text An international assignment is considered long-term when it lasts at least how long? Select one: a. 3 months b. 6 months c. 2 years d. 1 year Question 27 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Which of the following would be considered a hardship location (due to dangerous conditions)? Select one: a. Bagdat, Iraq b. Basel, Switzerland c. Oslo, Norway d. Brisbane, Australia Question 28 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Renata Marie has been given a mobility premium as a reward for moving from one assignment to another. In what form did she receive this premium? Select one: a. lump-sum payment b. monthly payments c. a year-end bonus d. annuity payments Question 29 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Which of the following is considered an enhanced benefit for expatriates? Select one: a. emergency leave b. education reimbursement for expatriates' children c. host country holiday pay d. pay for host country vacation days Question 30 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text These represent additional paid time off for employees working in hardship locations. Select one: a. rest and relaxation leave benefits b. permissible premiums c. foreign service premiums d. chillaxtion time Question 31 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text The State Department's Index compares the foreign costs of goods and services with which U.S. city? Select one: a. Seattle b. Chicago c. Washington, D.C. d. New York Question 32 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text If the local index for Tel Aviv, Israel is 146, what does that mean? Select one: a. the cost of living is 46% higher in Washington, D.C. than it is in Tel Aviv b. the cost of living is 146% higher in Washington, D.C. than it is in Tel Aviv c. the cost of living is 146% higher in Tel Aviv than Washington, D.C. d. the cost of living is 46% higher in Tel Aviv than Washington, D.C. Question 33 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text In which country do companies incur the highest hourly cost for employing a manufacturing worker? Select one: a. China b. Norway c. United States d. Canada Question 34 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Canada can best be defined as which of the following? Select one: a. autocracy b. federal republic c. constitutional monarchy d. communist state Question 35 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text What Canadian province has the highest minimum wage? Select one: a. Newfoundland b. British Columbia c. Nunavut d. Alberta Question 36 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text What percentage of their gross earnings do Brazilian employees put towards social insurance? Select one: a. 0.5-1.5% b. 2.3-3.7% c. 4-6.5% d. 7.65-11% Question 37 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text An employee should receive regular pay during illness for a period of how many weeks in Germany? Select one: a. 4 weeks b. 6 weeks c. 8 weeks d. 10 weeks Question 38 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text In Germany, an employee can request up to how many year(s) of child-rearing leave? Select one: a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 Question 39 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text India's labor force has over how many people based on 2010 estimates? Select one: a. 118 million b. 273 million c. 388 million d. 478 million Question 40 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Indian per capita expenditure on health care in 2006 was what amount at the international dollar rate? Select one: a. $109 b. $284 c. $563 d. $1,384 Question 41 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text At least how many days of maternity leave are women entitled to in China? Select one: a. 60 b. 90 c. 100 d. 120 Question 42 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text During when did the U.S. economy experienced the longest recession after World War II? Select one: a. between February 2005 and July 2008 b. between December 2008 and January 2010 c. between April 2007 and December 2009 d. between December 2007 and June 2009 Question 43 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text How did General Motors and Chrysler respond to lower consumer demand during Great Recession? Select one: a. by cutting production levels b. by introducing new models c. by advertising more aggressively\ d. by merging with other companies Question 44 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text According to Federal Reserve Bank, what percentage of industries have cut back production since the beginning of Great Recession? Select one: a. 82% b. 86% c. 90% d. 75% Question 45 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text What was the estimated number of underemployed workers in the United States during October-November 2007? Select one: a. slightly more than 7.2 million b. around 6 million c. slightly more than 4.2 million d. slightly less than 3 million Question 46 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text What is the mean hourly wages for all underemployed workers? Select one: a. $11.20 b. $12.80 c. $13.60 d. $14.30 Question 47 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Jane holds a bachelor's degree in sociology. She works as a part-time taxi driver. This situation is an example of which of the following? Select one: a. malemployment b. overstaffing c. discrimination d. unemployment Question 48 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Which one of the developing Asian countries has the highest average pay rate? Select one: a. Vietnam b. China c. Indonesia d. Bangladesh Question 49 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Which of the following is a typical benefit preferred by employees with children (male or female, coupled or uncoupled)? Select one: a. life insurance b. insurance with prescription drug benefits c. generous vacation allowances d. physical fitness programs Question 50 Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00 Flag question Question text Which of the following is NOT a typical benefit preferred by older workers? Select one: a. insurance with prescription drug benefits b. generous sick-leave allowances c. flexible work schedules d. disability insurance
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Question 1

Which of the following are the two main components of current core compensation?

Select one:

a. base pay & bonuses

b. base pay & legally-required benefits

c. bonuses & legally-required benefits

d. base pay & discretionary benefits

Question 2

Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00

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These rights provide employees with an opportunity to purchase a number of stocks at a designated price within a specified period of time

Select one:

a. stock option

b. stock grant

c. disposition

d. exercise of one's grant.

Question 3

Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00

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What is the term used when a company offers stock to its employees?

Select one:

a. stock allocation

b. stock option

c. stock grant

d. stock disposition

Question 4

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Restricted stock generally allows the executives ownership of the stock after how many years?

Select one:

a. 20-30

b. 5-10

c. 3-5

d. 1-3

Question 5

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When he became CEO, Duane was given a stock option that does not require him to exercise his options in order to receive income. Which plan is it?

Select one:

a. stock appreciation rights

b. discount stock

c. restricted stock

d. golden parachute

Question 6

Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00

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After the recent merger of ABC and XYZ Airlines, the former CFO of XYZ Airlines, John, lost his employment in the newly merged airline. Which compensation agreement extends pay and benefits for John?

Select one:

a. discount stock option plans

b. incentive stock options

c. phantom stock

d. golden parachutes

Question 7

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XYZ Co. took back performance-based compensation of $1.2 million from their CEO because of his decision of the buyout of another firm that eventually lowered the overall value of the XYZ Co. Which of the following compensation agreements allowed the board of directors to take back this $1.2 million?

Select one:

a. platinum parachutes

b. clawback provisions

c. phantom stock

d. golden parachute

Question 8

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The recently appointed CEO of XYZ Inc. uses a luxury summerhouse owned by the company for rest and relaxation with his family as well as a place to invite important clients before a lucrative business deal. XYZ Inc. also provides a membership to an exclusive country club to its CEO. These kinds of benefits offered to CEOs are called

Select one:

a. discretionary bonuses.

b. perquisites.

c. golden parachutes.

d. clawback provisions.

Question 9

Not yet answered Marked out of 2.00

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The SEC requires compensation information on the CEO and how many of the highest paid executives?

Select one:

a. 10

b. 7

c. 4

d. 2<