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MHR 6551 WEEK 1 ASSESSMENT
Question 1
1.Knowledge is composed of which three interrelated types?
Answer

Declarative, practical, and strategic

Declarative, practical, and skill

Compilation, automatic, and strategic

Declarative, procedural, and strategic

None of the above
4 points
Question 2
1.Which of the following is evidence supporting the assertion that companies are investing in more training? Answer

Higher net sales per employee

Higher gross profits per employee

Higher ratios of market to book value

Both A & B

All of the above
4 points
Question 3
1.Learning is defined as
Answer

a temporary change in cognition that results from experience and may influence behavior.
a relatively permanent change in understanding and thinking that results from experience and directly influences behavior.
a relatively permanent change in understanding and thinking that models behavior.
a temporary change in understanding and thinking.

a relatively permanent change in cognition that results from self efficacy and indirectly influences behavior. 4 points
Question 4
1.In the training process model, evaluation begins at which point? Answer

During the design phase.

During the implementation phase.

During the analysis phase.

During the development phase.
4 points
Question 5
1.A reason there might be conflict among HRD and OD professionals is that the OD practitioner Answer

has a more tactical approach.

tends to be seen as overly analytical.

deals with mostly middle management.

Both A & B.

Both A & C.
4 points
Question 6
1.A mechanistic design is best applied in which of the following situations? Answer

Non routine technologies

Small businesses

High volume assembly lines

Where there are not clear answers to many of the problems that arise 4 points
Question 7
1.OD interventions could be implemented more successfully if they included training where employees Answer

developed a common knowledge and skill base in the area of the intervention.Understood group dynamics and became skilled at working within groups.
Understood and became skilled at using a common problem solving model.
Both A & C.

All of the above.
4 points
Question 8
1.The Authors use the acronym KSA to refer to what?
Answer

Keep, simple, and attitude

Knowledge, skills, and attitudes

Knowledge, strategy, and aptitude

Know, strategy, always
4 points
Question 9
1._________ are the foundations for competencies.
Answer

Tests

KSA's

Strengths

Motivation

Skill sets
4 points
Question 10
1.Which best explains the strategic training alternative of the internal provider? Answer

All or most training developed in house, each phase handled by specialists, and needs developed from a decentralized HRD function
All or most training purchased from outside sources, each phase handled by specialists, and needs developed from a centralized HRD function.
All or most training activities provided by outside trainers and training function's role is to select and manage training suppliers.
All or most training developed in house, each phase handled by specialists, and needs developed from a centralized HRD function. 4 points
Question 11
1.Describe how the model of training processes serves as a problem solving tool. Include a brief explanation of each of the five phases. Answer
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30 points
Question 12
1.Define KSA’s and explain the different levels of each.
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