HRM MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

81. To address the challenges and opportunities they face organisations engage in a process of strategic management. Strategic management is:

  1. short-term focused and composed of organisational strategy, including strategy formulationand implementation
  2. long-term focused and composed of the organisations mission, vision and value statements
  3. long-term focused and composed of organisational strategy, including strategy formulation and implementation
  4. short-term focused and composed of the organisations mission, vision and value statements

82. Which of the following aptly describes the role of line managers and staff advisors, namely HR professionals?

  1. Staff advisors focus more on developing HR programmes while line managers are more involved in the implementation of those programmes.
  2. Line managers are concerned more about developing HR programmes whereas staff advisors are more involved in implementing such programmes.
  3. Staff advisors are solely responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating the HR programmes while line managers are not all involved in any matters concerning HR.
  4. Line managers alone are responsible for developinq, implementing and evaluating the HR programmes while staff advisors are not all involved in any matters concerning HR.

83. Wright and Snell made important contribution to the growth of:

  1. Strategic fit model
  2. Strategic labour allocation process model
  3. Business-oriented model
  4. none of the above

84. Human resource management is the formal part of an organisation responsible for all of the following aspects of the management of human resources except:

  1. strategy development and analysis
  2. systems, processes, and procedures
  3. policy making, implementation, and enforcement
  4. management of the organisations finances

85. Which of the following techniques are not connected with human resource planning?

  1. succession planning
  2. management of change
  3. simple linear regression
  4. Markov matrix analysis

86. A marketing department that promises delivery quicker than the production departments ability toproduce is an example of a lack of understanding of the:

  1. synergy of the business units.
  2. need to maintain the reputation of the company.
  3. organisational culture and leadership
  4. interrelationships among functional areas and firm strategies

87. The competencies or skills that a firm employs to transform inputs into outputs are:

  1. tangible resources
  2. intangible resources
  3. organisational capabilities
  4. reputational resources

88. Selection is concerned with:

  1. The activity to select a suitable pool of candidates.
  2. Always being stimulated by the departure of an employee.
  3. Always ascertaining a candidates personality to ensure a suitable fit.
  4. Applying appropriate techniques and methods to select a candidate.

89. Which of the below is a form of interview used in candidate selection?

  1. The appraisal interview
  2. The competency based interview
  3. The disciplinary interview
  4. The return to work interview

90. The most pertinent criticism of the empowerment concept concerns

  1. the balance between customers wishes and efficiency.
  2. the limited evidence for any shift towards a substantially .more empowered workforce.
  3. the over-empowerment of employees
  4. the limited theorising of the concept.
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