External Factors Impacting HRM


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A rise in unemployment rate is linked to the _____.

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1. The passage of a new minimum wage by Congress is an example of what type of external factor?

2. Why is it possible for HR to outsource to a lower-cost labor market?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of external factors that impact human resource management. You'll need to be able to identify these factors on the quiz and understand the potential results, such as outsourcing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will gauge your knowledge of:

  • The factor that involves Congressional changes
  • The factor that includes the attitudes of employees
  • The factor that could lead to rising unemployment
  • The factor that involves outsourcing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the related lesson on external influences in human resource management
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the outside factors affecting human resource management in different contexts
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding outsourcing

Additional Learning

To ensure your understanding of external influences on human resource management, review the accompanying lesson, External Factors Impacting HRM. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Define external factors
  • Describe the factor that includes employee motivations
  • Identify the factor that involves advancements in tools businesses use
  • Learn about how regulations and acts of Congress affect HRM
  • Understand how the rate of inflation may impact corporations