Human Resource Management HRM - Qp7

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Human Resource Management HRM - Qp7

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All organisations can expect some degree of absence from their employees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    _______ - in April 1994 the government ceased the practice of reimbursing all but the very smallest of employers for the administration and payment costs of this paid to employees.
    • A. 

      Health & Safety legislation

    • B. 

      Competition

    • C. 

      Changes to statutory sick pay (SSP)

  • 3. 
    Direct costs of absence includes:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      Company sick pay

    • B. 

      Employer’s national insurance contributions

    • C. 

      Reduced or delayed production and lost business opportunities

    • D. 

      Employer’s contribution to company pension scheme

    • E. 

      Reduced efficiency and compromised quality of service or product

    • F. 

      Overtime payment or additional staff to cover for absent employees

  • 4. 
    A close analysis of absence statistics can determine in which parts of the organisation an absence problem exists.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Managing absence is just about dealing with issues surrounding employees who are not at work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A proactive approach to improving absence levels includes:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      Job candidates views on absence are discussed at selection interview and the organisation’s’ absence policy is made clear

    • B. 

      New recruits and particularly young people are given adequate training and general assistance in the early days of their employment

    • C. 

      Accurate records systems that managers understand and apply consistently

    • D. 

      A strong team working culture is in place

    • E. 

      Managers take an active interest in their team members health and welfare

  • 7. 
    Most organisations will not admit that the use of discipline, is widely used in reducing absence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    ______ term sick employees often expect their job to be held open indefinitely.
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Medium

  • 9. 
    Labour turnover occurs when employees leave an organisation and their successors need to be replaced by way of recruitment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    ________ is where the employee has decided to leave voluntarily without any influence or pressure by the organisation.
    • A. 

      Retirement

    • B. 

      Dismissal

    • C. 

      Resignation

  • 11. 
    Flexible working arrangements have been proven to be an extremely effective strategy in retaining employees whom otherwise would reluctantly have left the organisation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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