Industrial Relations Management: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    According to Dunlop's model, what output does the IR system seek to create?
    • A. 

      Synergy

    • B. 

      Products

    • C. 

      Rules

    • D. 

      Conflict

  • 2. 
    The consolidation phase (1956-65) of the Indian IR system saw the introduction of many moral Codes based on the Gandhian Trusteeship approach. Which among the following is NOT one of those Codes?
    • A. 

      Draft Code of Efficiency and Welfare

    • B. 

      Code of Discipline

    • C. 

      Code of Conduct

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    New Economic Reforms of 1991 led to the growth of casualization and contractualization of labor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An employer, carrying a public utility service, has to give notice of lockout ___ weeks before its commencement.
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Three

  • 5. 
    Which of the following does not come under the preventive machinery of dispute resolution?
    • A. 

      Collective Bargaining

    • B. 

      Indian Labour Conference (ILC)

    • C. 

      Standing Orders

    • D. 

      Voluntary Arbitration

  • 6. 
    Dismissal by way of disciplinary action constitutes retrenchment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The conciliation machinery consists of Conciliation Officer, Board of Conciliation and _________
    • A. 

      Labour Court

    • B. 

      Court of Inquiry

    • C. 

      Mediator

    • D. 

      Industrial Tribunal

  • 8. 
    Which among the following is for adjudication of industrial disputes relating to matters in the Second Schedule of ID Act?
    • A. 

      Court of Enquiry

    • B. 

      Labour Court

    • C. 

      Industrial Tribunal

    • D. 

      Labour Tribunal

  • 9. 
    The type of collective bargaining that involves resolving internal conflicts in unions as well as management, is ______
    • A. 

      Integrative Bargaining

    • B. 

      Distributive Bargaining

    • C. 

      Intra-organizational Bargaining

    • D. 

      Attitudinal Bargaining

  • 10. 
    An application for registration of a trade union must be signed by atleast ____ members of the union.
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Ten

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 11. 
    A registered trade union has a right to maintain two funds, which are:
    • A. 

      Capital Fund and Fund for Political Purposes

    • B. 

      General Fund and Fund for Political Purposes

    • C. 

      Capital Fund and Fund for Operational Purposes

    • D. 

      General Fund and Fund for Operational Purposes

  • 12. 
    The central trade union INTUC is affiliated to which political party?
    • A. 

      BJP

    • B. 

      Indian National Congress

    • C. 

      Communist Party

    • D. 

      Socialist Party

  • 13. 
    In the context of the relationship between unions and productivity, the 'monopoly face' of unions refers to the unions ______ productivity.
    • A. 

      Decreasing

    • B. 

      Increasing

    • C. 

      Stagnating

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    A ________ (HPWS) is a set of HR practices that are designed to provide workers with more satisfying and rewarding work.
    • A. 

      High Potential Workplace System

    • B. 

      High Performance Workplace System

  • 15. 
    When an employee is dissatisfied due to a reason unknown to himself, such a grievance is ______
    • A. 

      Factual

    • B. 

      Imaginary

    • C. 

      Disguised

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The effect of disciplinary action must be immediate, consistent, and impersonal. Which approach of discipline advocates this?
    • A. 

      Positive Approach

    • B. 

      Punitive Approach

    • C. 

      Humanistic Approach

    • D. 

      Hot Stove Rule

  • 17. 
    Five levels of Worker Participation in Management(WPM) are Informative, Consultative, Associative, ______, and Decisive.
    • A. 

      Representative

    • B. 

      Managerial

    • C. 

      Administrative

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    An approach of making small and continuous improvement in processes to improve quality and/or efficiency, is called
    • A. 

      Lean

    • B. 

      Six Sigma

    • C. 

      Quality Circles

    • D. 

      Kaizen

  • 19. 
    A Shop Council is to be constituted in every establishment employing 500 or more workers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In Yugoslavia, ______ is the prominent form of worker participation.
    • A. 

      Workers' Council

    • B. 

      Shop Council

    • C. 

      Joint Council

    • D. 

      None of the above

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