Human Resource Development (HRD) | November 2014| Dibrugarh University Question Papers | B.Com 5th Sem (Speciality)

 2014 (November)
COMMERCE (Speciality)
Course: 504 (Human Resource Development)
(New Course)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 24
Time: 3 hours

The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Write True or False:        1x6=6

(a) HRD approach intends better adjustment of the individuals to their job and the environment.

(b) Line managers in HRD system are solely responsible for human resource development in an organization.

(c) Sound HRD policies are an essential base for sound HRD practice.

(d) Case study method aims at improving the decision-making shills of executive.

(e) The choice of a particular training method should depend upon the objective of training.

(f) Deputation is a source of recruitment.

2. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:

(a) ______training involves the duplication of organizational situations in a learning environment.

(b) A career is a sequence of ______held by a person during the course of his lifetime.

3. Write short notes on the following:  4x4=16

(a) Identification of training needs

(b) HRD policies

(c) Maintenance as an operative function of HR management.

(d) Principles of learning

4. (a) “Human resource management is the wine in new bottle.” Comment.     11


(b)Outline the scope of human resource management in the light of ongoing changes in management thought.

5. (a) What is HRD audit? Discuss the objectives of HRD audit.       4+7=11


(b) Discuss the term ‘HRD culture’ and explain the elements of HRD climate.        4+7=11


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6. (a) What do you mean by strategic human resource development? How does it differ from conventional human resource development? 4+7=11


(b) Discuss the components and principles of strategic human resource development.       5+6=11

7. (a) How does training differ from development? Discuss the criteria which can be used for evaluation the effectiveness of training and development.    4+7=11


(b) “Training programmes are helpful to avoid personnel obsolescence.” Discuss.     11

8. (a) What do you mean by the term ‘career’? Outline the process of career planning.      4+8=12


(b) Distinguish between the following:   6+6=12

(i) On-the-job training and off-the-job training

(ii) Training and learning


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