Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Gauhati University Question Papers:Human Resource Planning & Development (May-June’ 2015)


Gauhati University Question Papers
Human Resource Planning & Development (May-June’ 2015)
Full Marks: 80
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Answer either in English or Assamese
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Answer the following as directed:                                       1x10=10

a) Fill in the blanks with suitable answers:
a)      Position Analysis Questionnaire is a _____ job analysis questionnaire filled by a job analyst himself.
b)      The commitment to TQM originates at the _____ level of the organisation and is promoted in all human activities.
c)       On the job training is the most universal form of _____ development.
d)      There cannot be effective _____ planning in the absence of effective career planning.
b) State whether the following statements are true or false:
e)      HRA is more concerned with the decision making area in accounting. (T/F)
f)       By outsourcing the organisation cannot concentrate on critical HRM function. (T/F)
g)      Rate of absenteeism is equal to man days lost due to absenteeism man days worked + man days lost. (T/F)
h)      According to Herzberg “Job enlargement is simply adding a zero to zero. (T/F)
Direction for (e) to (h):
Choose the correct answer from the options given:
a)      The process of job enrichment does not consist of:
1)      Job selection.
2)      Employee orientation.
3)      Employee counseling.
4)      Job integration.
b)      In which of the following methods are ratings spread over a number of grades:
1)      Grading system.
2)      Critical grading method.
3)      Graphic scales method.
4)      Forced Distribution method.
2. Write very short answers on the following:                                     2x5=10
a)                  What is golden handshake?
b)                  The Japanese Carrier Model.
c)                   System of 3600 Appraisal.
d)                  Two advantages of Quality circles.
e)                  Two economic models in HR.
3. Write short answer on any four of the following:                          5x4=20
a)      What are the uses of job analysis?
b)      Describe the essentials of TQM.
c)       What are the limitations of HRA?
d)      Explain the concept of Executive Development.
e)      Describe the qualities required for an effective HR manager.
f)       What are the common factors responsible for downsizing?
4. Answer any four:                                                        10x4=40
a)      Explain in details the need for Human Resource Development in the Indian context.
b)      Describe the various steps involved in career planning.
c)       Why is performance appraisal important? How does it help the HR department? Explain with examples.
d)      What are the steps involved in designing and developing a sound Human Resource information system? Explain.
e)      Define job analysis. Also bring out the differences between job description and job specification.
f)       Describe the importance of promotion in career planning. What ae its advantages and disadvantages? Discuss.

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