HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT APRIL 2023 PAST PAPER

WEDNESDAY: 26 April 2023. Morning Paper. Time Allowed: 3 hours.
Answer any FIVE questions. ALL questions carry equal marks. Do NOT write anything on this paper.

QUESTION ONE

1.  An effective human resource strategy is one that works in the sense that it achieves what it sets out to achieve.

With regard to the above statement, enumerate the criteria for developing an effective human resource strategy. (5 marks)

2. Human Resource Management as a discipline is composed of certain features.

Identify FIVE of these features. (5 marks)

3. Examine FIVE reasons why job analysis is important to an organisation. (10 marks)

(Total: 20 marks)

 

QUESTION TWO

1. Enumerate FIVE assumptions of theory X according to McGregor. (5 marks)

2. Identify FIVE features of a job specification. (5 marks)

3. In an agency relationship, problems may arise from time to time.

Discuss FIVE causes of these problems. (10 marks)

(Total: 20 marks)

 

QUESTION THREE

1. Highlight FOUR remedies for wrongful dismissal of an employee. (4 marks)

2. Discuss SIX benefits that accrue to an organisation from employees` training. (6 marks)

3. Analyse FIVE challenges that a company might face in the process of computerising the human resource department. (10 marks)

(Total: 20 marks)

 

QUESTION FOUR

1. Identify FIVE reasons why it is important to maintain a proper employee` records management system. (5 marks)

2. Explain FIVE benefits of collective bargaining. (5 marks)

3. Analyse FIVE challenges associated with outsourcing human resource services. (10 marks)

(Total: 20 marks)

 

QUESTION FIVE

1. Summarise FIVE functions carried out by the human resource department. (5 marks)

2. Explain the importance of exit Interviews to an organisation. (5 marks)

3. Describe FIVE benefits accruing to an organisation from employees working remotely. (5 marks)

4. Analyse FIVE areas covered by the Employment Act, 2007. (5 marks)

(Total: 20 marks)

 

QUESTION SIX

1. Identify FOUR objectives of a reward management system. (4 marks)

2. Analyse THREE factors affecting demand forecasting in human resource planning. (6 marks)

3. Explain FIVE data collection methods during job analysis. (10 marks)

(Total: 20 marks)

 

QUESTION SEVEN

1. Explain FIVE ways of improving the quality of line managers as people managers. (5 marks)

2. Highlight FIVE basic principles of succession planning. (5 marks)

3. Analyse the internal factors that may influence recruitment decisions. (10 marks)

(Total: 20 marks)

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