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Sample HRGames Competition Questions

    
 

Below are sample questions used in previous competitions. These specific questions will not be used in future events, but are provided to illustrate the types of questions used in HRGames competitions.

Acronyms - 100

MBO
What is Management by Objectives?

Planning & Staffing - 100


Activity seeking potential candidates for actual or anticipated organizational vacancies is representative of.
What is recruitment?

Benefits - 200

 
A benefit that pays medical expenses of employees over the age of 65.
What is Medicare?

Starts with "A" - 200

 
A set of simulated tasks or exercises that are used to determine managerial potential of employees.
What is an assessment center?

Compensation - 300

 
When an Org wishes to maintain an experienced workforce, they base their pay system on this.
What is seniority?

Training & Development - 300

 
The final step in the training and development process.
What is evaluation?

Technology - 400

 
Organizations send this document to HR software vendors to solicit bids.
What is a request for proposal (RFP)?

Health & Safety - 400

 
This is an increasingly publicized phenomenon described as a state of extreme fatigue or frustration.
What is burnout?

Job Analysis - 500

 
Job duties that employees in a position must do to be an effective employee.
What are essential functions?

Starts with "W" - 500

 
The act of disclosing illegal or immoral workplace practices to authorities.
What is whistle-blowing?

Labor Relations - 600

 
This negotiating strategy focuses on dividing a fixed economic "pie" between two sides.
What is distributive bargaining?

Leadership Theories - 700

 
The "least preferred co-worker" is associated with this man's contingency theory of leadership.
Who is Fred Fiedler?

Legal - 800

 
Compulsive gambling, kleptomania, and pyromania are not covered by this.
What is the ADA?

Management - 900

 
International framework of rules & principles for reducing trade barriers.
What is the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade? (GATT)

Motivation Theories - 1000

 
According to expectancy theory, to motivate employees, pay should be based on this.
What is performance?

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