Examination Paper: Personnel Management IIBM Institute of Business Management Examination Paper Personnel Management Section A: Objective Type (30 marks) • • • This section consists of Multiple Choice questions & short notes type questions. Answer all the questions. Part one questions carry 1 mark each & Part Two questions carry 5 marks each. MM.100
Part One: Multiple Choices: 1. Goal setting theory is developed by: a. Vroom b. Edwin Lock c. Alderfer d. Herzberg 2. Vertical enlargement of a job by adding responsibility and opportunity for personal growth, is referred as: a. Quality Circle b. Work Redesign c. Job Enrichment d. Job Enlargement 3. It is the process by which data in regard to each job is systematically observed and noted. a. Job Enrichment b. Job Enlargement c. Job Analysis d. Job Description 4. The primary purpose of training is to establish a sound relationship between the worker and his ______. a. Employer b. Incentive c. Knowledge d. Job 5. On the job oriented training method include: a. Job Rotation b. Brain Storming Sessions c. Guidance d. All of the Above
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Examination Paper: Personnel Management 6. The performance appraisal that evaluates performance from the monetary returns the employee yields to his organization, is termed as: a. Critical Incident Method PAGE 215 b. Forced –choice Method c. Cost- Accounting Method d. Forced-distribution Method 7. MBO stands for ___________. a. Management of Objectives b. Management by Objectives c. Management with Objectives d. Managers with Opportunity
8. Upward reassignment of an individual in an organization’s hierarchy , accompanied by increased responsibilities, Status etc, is referred as: a. Separations b. Transfer c. Promotion d. Demotion 9. Any wage cost not directly connected with employees productive effort, performance, service or sacrifice, is called: a. Compensation b. Fringe Benefits c. Incentives d. Allowances 10. The level of participation in which the council is consulted on such matters as welfare programs and method of work and safety. a. Consultative Participation b. Informative Participation c. Associative Participation d. Decisive Participation Part Two 1. Discuss the concept of Manpower Audit. 2. Explain the concept of Management by Objectives. 3. Write a note on ‘Employees state Insurance Scheme’. 4. Discuss McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y.
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Examination Paper: Personnel Management Section B: Caselets (40 Marks) • • • • This section consists of Caselets. Answer all the questions. Each Caselet carries 20 marks. Detailed information should form the part of your answer (Word limit 150 to 200 words).
WHICH IS MORE IMPORTANT- RECRUITING OR RETAINING
Caselet 1 Uptron Electronic Limited is a pioneering and internationally reputed firm in the Electronics industry. It is one of the largest firms in the country. It attracted employees from internationally reputed Institutes and Industries by offering high salaries, perks, etc. It has advertised for the position of an Electronic Engineer recently. Nearly 150 candidates applied for the job. Mr. Sashidhar, an Electronic Engineering Graduate from Indian Institute of Technology with 5years working experience in a medium- sized electronics firm, was selected from among the 130 candidates who took tests and interview. The interview board recommended an enhancement in his salary by Rs. 5,000 more than his present salary at his request. Mr. Sashidhar was very happy to achieve this and he was congratulated by a number of people including his previous employer for his brilliant interview performance, and wished him good luck. Mr. Sashidhar joined Uptron Electronics Ltd. on 21st January, 2002, with great enthusiasm. He also found his job to be quite comfortable and a challenging one and he felt it was highly prestigious to work with this company during the formative years of...
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