Human Resource Management July 2016 Past Paper – KNEC Diploma

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:

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1. (a) Highlight five reasons that may contribute to the failure of an employee performance appraisal exercise to meet its intended objectives, (10 marks)

(b) Explain the importance of an employee training policy in an organization. (10 marks)

2. (a) Highlight five obligations of an employer to an employee when the employee is being summarily dismissed from service. (10 marks)

(b) Explain five reasons that make it necessary to carry out HIV and AIDS awareness campaigns in organizations. (10 marks)

3. (a) Outline five principles of scientific management as developed by Fredrick Taylor that are applicable to human resource management practice. (10 marks)

(b) Highlight five internal sources from which an organization may obtain information to forecast its human resource needs. (10 marks)

4. (a) Outline five benefits that an organization may derive from using the time-rate method to remunerate its employees. (10 marks)

(b) Highlight five limitations of computerizing human resource records in an organization. (10 marks)

5. (a) Highlight five challenges that a human resource manager may face during the recruitment of employees in organization. (10 marks)

(b) Explain five factors that may lead to inappropriate employee placement in an organization. (10 marks)

6. (a) Highlight five ways in which the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) may facilitate the achievement of Kenya industrialization goals by the year 2030. (10 marks)

(b) Explain five consequences of using a poorly formulated employee selection programme in an organization. (10 marks)

7. (a) Explain five uses of the information derived from a job analysis exercise in an organization. (10 marks)

(b) Explain five measures that the Government of Kenya should take to ensure that the medical cover it has established for its employees meets the intended purpose. (10 marks)

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