Human Resource Management Quiz! Ultimate Trivia

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Human Resource Management Quiz! Ultimate Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Personnel management is carried out by all managers; human resource management is carried out by personnel specialists.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    We cannot view HR strategy in isolation from the organisational strategy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Requirements and forward plans about human resources must be made to ensure that future requirements and skills needs are met through:
    • A. 

      Business strategies

    • B. 

      Recruitment strategies

    • C. 

      Long term planning

    • D. 

      Staff development strategies

    • E. 

      Succession planning

    • F. 

      The mission statement

  • 4. 
    The corporate level is concerned with the overall mission and progress of the business as a whole. The business unit level is concerned with a particular operating unit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Mintzberg (1994) argues that strategy is the synthesizing and creative visioning of how the organization could be in the future and the choice between alternative visions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Human resource strategy themes currently center on:  
    • A. 

      Quality

    • B. 

      The customer, flexibility, commitment

    • C. 

      Involvement, leadership, team working and continuous organisational learning

    • D. 

      quality, the customer, flexibility, commitment, involvement

    • E. 

      Quality, the customer, flexibility, commitment, involvement, leadership, team working and continuous organisational learning

  • 7. 
    Organizational strategy is linked to the structure of the organization, you can change one without the other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Organization design is always a case of designing a complete business from scratch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Four main types of organizational structures are found in the myriad of different types of businesses, cultures, and industries. 
    • A. 

      Random form

    • B. 

      Structured form

    • C. 

      Entrepreneurial form

    • D. 

      Bureaucratic form

    • E. 

      Matrix form

    • F. 

      Independence form

  • 10. 
    The culture of an organization is the characteristic shared beliefs and values of its members that are demonstrated in its behaviors and norms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Richard Branson's first business venture was Virgin Records that was launched in 1968. It failed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The organization as an entity, the place where we work, or a particular business enterprise - is being replaced by the organization as a process, describing how something is done. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Hendry and Pettigrew (1992) have developed a model which recognizes the complexity of the relationships between features of the external environment, internal organization environment, and business strategy content, 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    All organizations are required to adapt and change as environmental factors create different demands. Change and its management cannot happen without the support of the people and HRM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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