UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2018/2019
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
BUSS105 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
FULL TIME / PART TIME / DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: APRIL, 2019 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.
a) Safety and health of employees is adored and assessed regularly by human resources
management of every organization. Explain the basis of this statement.
b) In management, organizations experience different sets of performance namely;
outstanding, average and poor. Discuss the process of dealing and managing poor
performance amongst employees?
c) Describe the action likely to be taken by the human resource management when labor
demand equals to labor supply? (4 Marks)
d) Describe some of the factors affecting the Kenyan compensation policy? (8 Marks)
e) Effective training requires that all employees are categorized for the purpose to be
achieved. Briefly explain these classifications?
a) You are approached by a human resource consultant to advice on the most suitable
motivation technique or theory to adopt in a newly formed organization. Name the
motivation theory you are likely to choose and give reasons for your answer?
b) Citing a specific examples explain how an organization can turn an external influence
(threat) into an opportunity that promotes its success? (6 Marks)
c) Discuss the need to analyze the utilization of the current and existing employees and its
impact on the labor demand? (6 Marks)
a) Training and Development is a critical component and practice of Human resources
management which is viewed as a long term activity by many organizations. Briefly
discuss the need and necessity for training?
b) Distinguish between Redundancy, separation and retirement as stipulated in human
resource management? (6 Marks)
c) Explain the reasons why employees are encouraged to manage their careers?
a) Information search is one of the key activities of the human resource management during
selection and recruitment period. Explain the suitable sources commonly used and the
reasons why it’s important to gather relevant information about the would be potential
b) System automation is widely practiced in today’s management. Describe why it’s a
necessity in human resource management? (6 Marks)
c) Analyze the external source of recruitment? (4 Marks)
Write short notes on the following:
i. Career management (5 Marks)
ii. Safety and health of employees (5 Marks)
iii. Information Technology and Human resource functions? (5 Marks)
iv. Employment procedure (5 Marks)