BHR 301 WORK DESIGN MEASUREMENT AND COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT  Click to view 

MAASAI MARA
UNIVERSITY
REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2014/2015 ACADEMIC YEAR
THIRD YEAR FIRST SEMESTER
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
BACHELOR OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

COURSE CODE: BHR 301
COURSE TITLE: WORK DESIGN MEASUREMENT AND COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT
DATE: TIME:
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Question ONE is compulsory
Answer any other THREE questions

QUESTION ONE
(a) Define the term job analysis. (2mks)
(b) A comprehensive program of job analysis is an essential element of sound human resource management. Identify and discuss the significance of job analysis in management of human resources (8mks) c) Describe the following methods of job design used to improve the motivating potential of jobs
i. Job rotation (4mks)
ii. Job enlargement (4mks)
iii. Job enrichment (4mks)
d) What do you mean by wage structure? Outline the components of wage structure (3mks)

QUESTION TWO
a) Job analysis involves a series of steps. Identify and describe the process of job analysis (10mks)
b) Highlight the uses of job description (5mks)

QUESTION THREE
a) Explain the measures that may be adopted to make the job evaluation program successful (10mks)
b) Job evaluation is the cornerstone of wage and salary administration, what are some of the uses of job evaluation? (5mks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Distinguish between base compensation and supplementary compensation of labor (10mks)
b) What are the problems employers may face in employee compensation management? (5mks)

QUESTION FIVE
a) Explain two basic systems of wage payment bringing out their merits and demerits (10mks)
b) Should wages be linked to productivity in a developing economy like Kenya? Discuss (5mks)

 

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