Foundations of Human resource management July 2016 Past Paper – KNEC Diploma

Foundations of Human resource management July 2016 Past Examination Question Paper – KNEC

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

  • Diploma in Human Resource Management – Module I

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July 2016
Time: 3 hours

1. (a) Give five reasons that make human resource planning an important function of human resource management. (10 marks)
(b) Outline five characteristics that a good human resource records management system should possess. (10 marks)

2. (a) Highlight five principles of scientific management as advocated by Fredrick Taylor that may be applicable to human resource management. (10 marks)
(b) One of the roles of a human resource manager is to ensure effective training of employees in an organization. Outline five duties he performs in relation to this role.
(10 marks)

3. (a) Rossy Limited operates without written human resource policies. Highlight five challenges that the organization is likely to face from this situation. (10 marks)
(b) Outline five types of information that should be included in a job specification.
(10 marks)

4. (a) Explain five measures that a human resource manager should take to ensure the effectiveness of an employee recruitment programme in an organization. (10 marks)
b) Highlight five factors that may limit the success of a job analysis exercise in an organization. (10 marks)

5. (a) Give five reasons that have led to the popularity of interview as an employee selection tool in most organizations. (10 marks)
(b) Highlight five sources from which an organization may base its human resource policies. (10 marks)
6) a) Outline live principles that should guide human resource planning to ensure that it achieves the intended purpose in an organization. (10 marks)
(b) Give five reasons why organizations find it necessary to divide the human resource department into sections. (10 marks)

7. (a) Highlight five benefits of using employee promotion as a source of recruitment in an organization. (10 marks)
(b) Highlight five consequences that an organization may face for failing to induct its new employees into their jobs. (10 marks)

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