Careers Final Exam

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  1. Direct Compensation
    • wages
    • salary
  2. Indirect compensation
    • group benefits
    • pension plans
    • stock options
  3. non-financial compensation
    • employee recognition programs
    • rewarding jobs
    • flexible hours
  4. total compensation
    direct + indirect compensation
  5. how to design compensation programs
    • reward desired behaviours and not undesired
    • pay incentives as soon as possible
  6. Internal factors determining pay
    • pay equity
    • job evaluation
  7. External factors determining pay
    • cost of living
    • legal requirements
  8. Benefits
    • indirect compensation
    • 30-40% of employer's payroll costs
  9. 3 standard benefits
    • group insurance
    • retirement
    • vacation
  10. flexible benefits
    • "cafeteria-style" benefits
    • employees choose coverage
  11. orientaion - socialization
    showing new employees the attitudes, standards, values and patterns of behaviour expected by the organization
  12. 4 steps of Jon Instruction Training
    • 1. prepare the learner
    • 2. presentation
    • 3. tryout
    • 4. follow-up
  13. Vestibule Training
    using actual or simulated
  14. Andragogy
    • design of learning
    • need to know why learning
    • learn through doing
  15. 10 health risk for IT
    • a slug's life
    • SIT happens
    • so many headaches
    • bobblehead syndrome
    • hurting hands
    • relax harder
    • noxious invaders
    • eye strain
    • heavy lifting
    • something in the air
  16. 3 causes of accidents
    • chance occurrences
    • unsafe conditions
    • unsafe acts on the part of employees
  17. tariff
    tax imposed on goods when moved between nations
  18. ad valorem tariff
    percentage of the value of the good that is being imported
  19. specific tariff
    specific amount of money that does not change with the price of the good being taxed
  20. tariff revenue
    set of rates designed to raise money for the government
  21. tariff protective
    • intentionally inflates prices of imports
    • protects domestic industries from foreign competition
  22. tariff prohibitive
    set so high that no one imports that particular good
  23. 2 levels of trade agreements
    • bi-lateral agreements - between 2 countries
    • multilateral arrangements - multiple countries
  24. trade agreements
    help reduce trade restrictions between nations
  25. host country pro
    • larger tax base
    • employment
    • technology transfer
  26. host country con
    • profits leave the country
    • interference with local government
  27. Maquiladoras
    • foreign manufacturing plants in Mexico
    • issues - job loss back home - overburdened local economies
  28. SEZ
    • Special Economic Zones
    • region set up in a country with more liberal economic rules that elsewhere in the country
    • e.g. free trade zones
  29. labour-management relations
    the ongoing economic and socal interactions between labour unions and management in organizations
  30. 2 purposes of the Canadian labour law
    • 1) provide a common set of rules for fair negotiations
    • 2)to protect the public interest
  31. Labour Relations Legislation
    balance employees' rights to engage in union activities with employers' rights to manage
  32. Business Unionism
    secure greater economic and welfare benefits for their members
  33. Social Unionism
    address the political and social concerns of their members
  34. Canadian labour unions are divided by
    • type of worker
    • geography
    • labour congress affiliation
  35. Union Stewards
    elected officials who represent their department

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