key terms exam 4 z440

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key terms exam 4 z440
2015-06-15 15:13:38
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  1. ethics
    are "the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group"; specifically the standards you use to decide what conduct should be
  2. Biometrics
    refers to metrics related to human characteristics. Biometrics authentication (or realistic authentication)  is used in computer science as a form of identification and access control. It is also used to identify individuals in groups that are under surveillance.
  3. outplacement counseling
    A formal process by which a terminated person is trained and counseled in the techniques of self-appraisal and securing a new position
  4. wrongful discharge/termination
    the legal definition of wrongful termination is limited to only those circumstances where an employee was fired for an illegal reason. An employee cannot be fired on the basis of her race, gender, ethnic background, religion, or disability
  5. union salting
    a union organizing tactic which workers who are in fact employed full-time by a union as undercover organizers are hired by unwitting employers
  6. occupational illness
    Any abnormal condition or disorder caused by exposure to environmental factors associated with employment
  7. Behavior-based saftey
    identifying the worker behaviors that contribute to accidents and then training workers to avoid these behaviors
  8. burnout
    the total depletion of physical and mental resources caused by excessive striving to reach an unrealistic work related goal
  9. professional employer organization (PEO)
    is a firm that provides a service under which an employer can outsource employee management tasks, such as employee benefits, payroll and workers' compensation, recruiting, risk/safety management, and training and development.
  10. Normative judgement
    is some kind of psychological commitment—on that we all can agree—but it is seriously unclear what kind of commitment such judgment turns out to be.