Foundations of Human Resource Management July 2014 Past Paper – KNEC Diploma

Foundations of Human resource management July 2014 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 2014
Time: 3 hours

1. (a) Highlight five differences between personnel management and human resource management. (10 marks)

(b) Explain five benefits that an organization may derive from establishing well formulated human resource policies. (10 marks)

2. (a) Highlight five reasons that make it necessary for an organization to keep human resource records. (10 marks)

(b) Outline five principles that should be followed to ensure effective human resource planning in an organization. (10 marks)

3. (a) Outline five indicators of a successful employee induction programme. (10 marks)

(b) Explain five circumstances under which a human resource manager may use the questionnaire method to collect data for a job analysis exercise. (10 marks)

4. (a) Highlight five roles played by a line human resource manager in an organization. (10 marks)

(b) Explain five benefits of using tests when slecting employees for vacant job positions in an organization. (10 marks)

5. (a) A human resource promotion policy should contain certain information. Outline five types of such information. (10 marks)

(b) Highlight five features that good human resource records should possess. ( 1 0 marks)

6. (a) Explain five fact that should be considered when selecting an employee recruitment consultancy t! (10 marks)

(b) Describe the procedure that should be followed when carrying out an employee induction programme in an organization. (10 marks)

7. (a) Outline five challenges that a human resource manager may face when formulating human resource plans in an organization. (10 marks)

(b) Highlight five benefits that may accrue to an organization that recruits its employees directly from colleges. (10 marks)

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