Effective HRM - Drill 1

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Effective HRM Drill 1


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  • 1. 
    Tension between HR and frontline managers stem from:
    • A. 

      Managers tend to let HR handle people management because it is the most challenging aspect of their work.

    • B. 

      Both are unclear on who should do what.

    • C. 

      HR being viewed as a police or dictator.

    • D. 

      A & c.

  • 2. 
    For HR to be strategic, they must let go of day-to-day HR activities. What would be the frontline’s role then?
    • A. 

      Frontline managers will support HR strategies by providing inputs.

    • B. 

      Frontline managers will be in-charge with HR tasks.

    • C. 

      Frontline managers will help in designing overall HR systems, procedures and policies.

    • D. 

      Frontline managers will implement the new policies and procedures.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    Strategic HRM differs from HRM because:
    • A. 

      HR will contribute to business strategies.

    • B. 

      Frontline managers will contribute to business strategies.

    • C. 

      People practices will be geared towards the achievement of organizational goals.

    • D. 

      There would be increased emphasis in the partnership between HR and the frontline managers.

  • 4. 
    The term Administrative expert is akin to:
    • A. 

      Human Resource Management

    • B. 

      Personnel Management

    • C. 

      Strategic Human Resource Management

    • D. 

      Managing policies, procedures and systems

  • 5. 
    Why is it vital for frontline managers to enhance their competencies in HR?
    • A. 

      To be strategic.

    • B. 

      To enable HR to exercise their strategic role.

    • C. 

      Because that is one aspect of the job.

    • D. 

      Because frontline managers influence employee motivation and performance.

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