Industrial Relations 403 - HR

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  • 1. 

    Dr. V. B. Singh states that Industrial relations system is influence by Two Factors. These are ___________________.

    • A.

      Institutional and Economic Factors

    • B.

      Social and Anti Social Factors

    • C.

      Political and Personal Factors

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Institutional and Economic Factors
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Institutional and Economic Factors. Industrial relations system refers to the complex web of relationships between employers, employees, and the government in the workplace. These relationships are influenced by various factors, and two of the key factors are institutional and economic factors. Institutional factors include laws, regulations, and policies that govern labor relations, while economic factors include factors such as wages, working conditions, and job security. These factors play a significant role in shaping the dynamics and outcomes of industrial relations within an organization or industry.

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  • 2. 

    Every Industrial Relations System has 3 basic Parties : Employer, Employee and Government. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because in every industrial relations system, there are three basic parties involved. The employer represents the management or the company, the employee represents the workers or the labor force, and the government represents the regulatory body or the authority that oversees and enforces labor laws and regulations. These three parties play crucial roles in shaping and maintaining the industrial relations within a system.

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  • 3. 

    Robert Owen observes: " Industrial relationship is the designation of a whole field of relationships which exist because of the necessary collaboration of men and women in the employment process of an industry."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Robert Owen's definition of industrial relationship is inaccurate. Industrial relationship refers to the relationship between employers and employees in the workplace, including issues such as wages, working conditions, and employee rights. It does not specifically refer to the collaboration between men and women in the employment process.

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  • 4. 

    "The variables in Industrial relations are Workers, Managers and Government." This concept has been stated by _________. 

    • A.

      Jack Sparrow

    • B.

      Herald James

    • C.

      Dale Yoder

    • D.

      Thomas Cook

    Correct Answer
    C. Dale Yoder
    Explanation
    Dale Yoder is the one who stated the concept that the variables in Industrial relations are Workers, Managers, and Government.

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  • 5. 

    An industry is a social world in __________________.

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Miniature

    • C.

      European Countries

    • D.

      ILO

    Correct Answer
    B. Miniature
    Explanation
    An industry is a social world in miniature. This means that the dynamics, relationships, and interactions within an industry mirror those found in society on a smaller scale. Just like in society, industries have their own hierarchies, power structures, norms, and values. They also involve various stakeholders, such as workers, managers, consumers, and regulators, who interact and influence each other within the industry. This phrase emphasizes the interconnectedness and complexity of industries, highlighting the social aspects that shape and define them.

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  • 6. 

    The welfare work undertaken by the government, the unions and employers creates and maintains good labor management relations and paves the way for Industrial peace.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the welfare work carried out by the government, unions, and employers plays a crucial role in establishing and preserving positive labor management relations. This, in turn, contributes to the achievement of industrial peace. The implication is that when these entities prioritize the well-being of workers and address their needs, it fosters a harmonious and cooperative environment within the workplace. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 7. 

    _______________ Committees are created and maintained for the specific purposes of ensuring the implementation of agreements, settlements and awards, and looking into any violations of statutory provisions of the various labor laws.

    • A.

      Joint Management

    • B.

      Grievance Handling

    • C.

      Implementation and Evaluation

    • D.

      Peace and Prosperity

    Correct Answer
    C. Implementation and Evaluation
    Explanation
    Committees are established to ensure the successful execution and assessment of agreements, settlements, and awards, as well as to investigate any breaches of labor laws. These committees are responsible for overseeing the implementation of these agreements and evaluating their effectiveness. By monitoring compliance with statutory provisions and addressing any violations, these committees contribute to maintaining a fair and harmonious work environment.

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  • 8. 

    Collective bargaining presupposes an _________________________ between two contending groups which are in conflict with each other.

    • A.

      Inequality of status

    • B.

      Both the above

    • C.

      Equality of status

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Equality of status
    Explanation
    Collective bargaining refers to the negotiation process between two opposing groups, typically labor unions and management, to reach agreements on terms and conditions of employment. The correct answer, "equality of status," suggests that in order for collective bargaining to occur, both groups must be considered equal in terms of their power and influence. This means that neither group should have an advantage or disadvantage over the other, ensuring a fair and balanced negotiation process.

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  • 9. 

    The Employer's organizations coordinate activities through a system of _____________, and make use of a direct system of communication for their orders and directives.

    • A.

      Sovereign authority

    • B.

      Graded authority

    • C.

      Line authority

    • D.

      Staff authority

    Correct Answer
    B. Graded authority
    Explanation
    Graded authority refers to a hierarchical system in which different levels of authority are assigned to individuals or departments based on their position in the organization. In this system, orders and directives are communicated directly from higher levels to lower levels, ensuring clear communication and efficient coordination of activities. This explanation aligns with the given answer, which states that the employer's organizations make use of a direct system of communication for their orders and directives.

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  • 10. 

    The Industrial relations director generally has several assistants who help him perform his functions effectively; he usually reports directly to the president or chairman of the board of directors of an organization. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the Industrial relations director typically has assistants to support their work and they report directly to the president or chairman of the board of directors. This implies that the director's role is important and involves working closely with top-level executives in an organization. Therefore, the statement is true.

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