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There is a lot of Prominence Given to the Fact that the Processes Like HR

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School for Continuing Education (NGA-SCE)

Course: Essentials of HRM

Internal Assignment Applicable for April 2020 Examination


1. There is a lot of prominence given to the fact that the processes like HR audit and HR accounting can only be successful if accurate HR information is available. Throw light to authenticate this statement with proper explanation on needs and application of HRIS in relation to retention strategy & performance appraisal. Also, conclude by emphasizing the significance of HRIS in today’s era. (10 Marks)

2. Often it is noticed that employees do not find their performance evaluation quite a progressive experience. Adding to the misery is a fact that most managers will avoid discussing performance issues related to behaviour. It’s more about discussing concrete job responsibilities, skills and goals. There may be a grave concern that is never brought up because the manager is afraid of the reaction or may lack the ability to translate it into the right words. Keeping in view the above scenario/ situation discuss any two performance appraisal methods where feedback to the employee is essential and can help resolve such problems. (10 Marks)

3. Rachel joined Shimmer Net a software company as program developer. On the very first day of her joining she was handed over some literature and asked to take notes as well as cues from it which can be utilized at her work. Learning the job role and responsibilities by herself was becoming quite a task so she went to her peers for help when needed. It was seen that her peers started avoiding her as they had their own work and Rachel’s queries were disturbing them. Rachel was in crossroads and sad hence resigned from her work within two months of joining. The HR department analyzed and came to a conclusion that the prominent reason is lack of induction.

a. What innovative approach should the HR department come up with in terms of Induction? Discuss (5 Marks)

b. Explain the purpose of induction that how things could have been different for Rachel if the organisation followed a proper induction pattern. (5 Marks)


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Essentials of HRM