Human Resource Management HRM - Qp6

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Human Resource Management HRM - Qp6

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In order to remain competitive, profitable and to simply remain in business, all organisations must continually measure and effectively manage its performance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    As ______ management is fundamental and integral to business success it is not only the concern of management.
    • A. 

      Operational

    • B. 

      Performance

    • C. 

      Human resource

    • D. 

      Strategic

  • 3. 
    Performance management can be defined as: “…the systems used to measure and manage employee performance in order to produce sustained organisational success”.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Performance management assists an organisation in sustaining its competitive edge through the achievement of its key aims which are to:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      Improve individual employee and team performance

    • B. 

      Reduce incidents of good performance

    • C. 

      Increase and sustain overall organisational performance

    • D. 

      Boost organisational profits and success

    • E. 

      Increase employee satisfaction

    • F. 

      Improve the working environment

  • 5. 
    The concept of stagnant improvement suggests that all employees should be aiming for excellence in everything they do.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    ______ is an assessment of what employees actually do.
    • A. 

      Output measurement

    • B. 

      Input measurement

  • 7. 
    Managing performance can be a very time consuming, difficult and at times complex activity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Personal factors affecting performance at work includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Nature of the job and commitment to it

    • B. 

      Self motivation, personality and attitude to work

    • C. 

      Personal and domestic circumstances and responsibilities

    • D. 

      Organisational culture and climate

    • E. 

      Level of skill, competence, experience and confidence in ability

  • 9. 
    The process of job appraisal is an important part of performance management.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    ______ allows for greater responsibility and a certain amount of autonomy in terms of how the job is done, which add to the job-holder’s personal fulfilment and sense of job satisfaction.
    • A. 

      Job rotation

    • B. 

      Job enlargement

    • C. 

      Job enrichment

    • D. 

      Self managed teams

  • 11. 
    The provision of reward, if used properly and under correct conditions, can result in the improved performance of particular individuals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Depending on the resource available to an organisation there are four main approaches that are available to address personal problems that may be troubling an employee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When a discipline approach is being considered it is important that the organisation’s discipline procedure is followed at all times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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