BHR 301 WORK DESIGN MEASUREMENT AND COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT   3  Click to view 

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY
REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
THIRD YEAR FIRST SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
BACHELOR OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 

COURSE CODE: BHR 304
COURSE TITLE: MANPOWER PLANNING

DATE:17TH APRIL 2014 TIME: 2.00PM – 5.00PM
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Question ONE is compulsory
Answer any other THREE question
1. (a) Give TEN (10) reasons why organizations need to do manpower planning (10mks)
(b) Manpower planning consists of FOUR steps. List them down (4mks)
(c) With relevant examples, give any THREE levels of Human Resource planning (6mks)
(d) Manpower planning is as old as mankind. Explain (5mks)

2. (a) Manpower planning is a subset of the corporate plan. Explain (5mks)
(b) Explain the roles of the following in Human Resource planning
(i) Top management (5mks)
(ii) Human Resource department (5mks)
3. Discuss the relationship between Human Resource planning and Business planning (15mks)
4. (a) Differentiate between soft Human Resource planning and hard Human Resource
planning (5mks)
(b) Discuss the advantages of having a Human Resources inventory (5mks)
(c) Give FIVE sources of information for Human resources audit inventory (5mks)

5. (a) Sweden is one of the Scandinavian countries with serious shortage of manpower. Explain some of the factors that can influence availability of people with the desired skills (10mks)
(b) Explain what entails manpower supply forecasting (5mks)

6. You have been employed recently as the manager of Amaranth Company, which is experiencing high staff turnover. You would like to reverse the trend. Explain how you would retain the employees. (15mks)

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