Foundations of Human Resource Management July 2013 Past Paper – KNEC Diploma

Foundations of Human Resource Management July 2013 Past Examination Question Paper – KNEC

This Past Paper examination was examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and it applies to the following Certificate courses

  • Diploma in Human Resource Management – Module I

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THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL
DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MODULE I
FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
July 2013
Time: 3 hours

1. (a) Highlight the circumstances under which an organization may review its human resource policies. (10 marks)
(b) Explain five ways in which a human resource manager can ensure the effectiveness of a job selection interview. (10 mans)

2. (a) Outline the contributions of Elton Mayo to human resource management practice.
(10 marks)
(b) Jambo Company Limited has recruited employees who are expected to go through an induction process. Highlight five preparations that the Human Resource Manager should make before carrying out the process. (10 marks)

3. (a) Job advertisement is one of the ways through which an organization can attract job applicants. Explain the features that such an advertisement should have in order to attract the right candidates. (10 marks)
(b) Highlight five benefits that an organization may gain from computerising its human resource records. (10 marks)

4. (a) Explain five methods that can be used to collect information for a job analysis exercise. (10 marks)
b) Outline five principles that a Human Resource Manager should follow when placing employees in jobs. (10 marks)

5. a) The human resource possesses certain unique characteristics as compared to other resources in the organization. Explain five such characteristics. (10 marks)
(b) Describe the steps that should be followed in the process of recruiting employees in an organization. (10 marks)

6. (a) Explain the advisory functions of a Human Resource Manager to the management. (10 marks)
(b) Outline the contents of a job specification. (10 marks)

7. (a) Highlight the measures that a human resource manager should take in order to make human resource planning more effective. (10 marks)
(b) Outline five purposes served by human resource records in an organization.
(10 marks)

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