Daily Important MCQs on HRM (UGC NET -Code 55) Labour Welfare/Industrial Relations

Daily Important MCQs on HRM (UGC NET -Code 55) Labour Welfare/Industrial Relations

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Correct answer is option (d) Administrative

18. Simon is associated with what type of decision making model?
(a) Rational
(b) Classical
(c) Programmed
(d) Administrative

(d) Administrative


Simon has given the concept of administrative man as the model of decision-making. The model is based on the following assumptions:
(i) Administrative man adopts satisfaction approach in decision-making rather than the maximizing approach of economic man.
(ii) He perceives the word as a simplified model of real world. Thus, he remains content with simplification,
(iii) He can make his choice without first determining all possible alternatives and without screening that these are in-fact all the alternatives,
(iv) He is able to make decisions with relatively simple rule of thumb, or tricks of trade, or force of habit. The administrative man model describes the decision-making process of mangers tarty then alternative thereby of economic man.

Some of the major contributions of Herbert Simon towards management are as follows: 1. Concept of Organization 2. Decision-making 3. Bounded Rationality 4. Administrative Man 5. Organizational Communication.

17. Employees in countries such as Australia and United States, expect to have a much greater say in decision making and more autonomy in their work. These cultures have been described as having:

(a) Low power distance
(b) High power distance
(c) Equality of status
(d) Cooperative work environment

(a) lower power distance



In countries with low power distance, such as Israel, Denmark, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States, Netherlands and Austria, members of the society value equality and democracy, and it is more acceptable for those who are junior in age or rank to question authority.

16. Development provides …………………….. and …………………… which will be helpful to employees in higher positions.

(a) General knowledge, behavior
(b) General knowledge, specific skills
(c) Specific skills, attitudes
(d) General knowledge, attitudes

(a) general knowledge and attitudes


In training, the employees are imparted technical knowledge and skills related to the particular job and stresses on improving the abilities of each worker. Development is not only limited to a particular task, but it aims to improve their personality and attitude for their all-round growth which will help them to face future challenges. It changes the mindset of the employees and makes them more challenging or competing.

15. Before the Industrial Disputes Act was implemented in the year 1947, which act took care of the industrial disputes?

(a) Trade Disputes Act, 1929

(b) Royal Commission on Labour, 1934

(c) Labour Management Relations Act, 1947

(d) None of the above

(a) Trade Disputes Act, 1929


Prior to the year 1947, The Trade Disputes Act, 1929 used to settle industrial disputes. Experience of the working of the Act, 1929 revealed various defects which needed to be overcome by a fresh legislation.

14. Ethics in workplaces can be managed through the use of

(a) Codes of ethics
(b) Codes of conduct
(c) Roles of ethics
(d) All of these

(d) All of these


A code of ethics sets out an organization’s ethical guidelines and best practices to follow for honesty, integrity, and professionalism. For members of an organization, violating the code of ethics can result in sanctions including termination.

A code of conduct is the most common policy within an organization. This policy lays out the company’s principles, standards, and the moral and ethical expectations that employees and third parties are held to as they interact with the organization.

Ethics in management refers to a company’s social responsiveness. It is ‘the discipline that deals with what is good and evil, or right and wrong, or moral responsibility and duty.

13. An internationally active firm that hires people with the best overall qualities regardless of their citizenship, to place in its international operations would be using …………………. approach

(a) ethnocentric staffing
(b) vertical human resource integration
(c) geocentric staffing
(d) horizontal human resource integration

(c) geocentric staffinge


The Geocentric Approach is a method of international recruitment where the MNC’s hire the most suitable person for the job irrespective of their Nationality. The rationale behind the Geocentric Approach is that the world is a pool of talented staff and the most eligible candidate, who is efficient in his field, should be appointed for the job irrespective of his nationality.

Ethnocentric staffing means you hire management that is the same nationality as the parent company, while polycentric companies hire management employees from the host country.

12. In high power distance countries such as China and Korea employees expect:

(a) To have a say in all decisions making.

(b) Their managers to make the decisions and tell them what to do.

(c) to be asked their opinion about changes to work processes.

(d) managers to delegate a great deal of the decision making responsibility to their subordinates.

(b)Their managers to make the decision and tell them what to do


Power distance refers to the extent to which less powerful members of organizations and institutions (including the family) accept and expect unequal power distributions. This dimension is measured not only from the perspective of the leaders, who hold power, but from the followers. Subordinates expect to be consulted in small power distance societies, versus being told what to do in large power distance societies.

11. Which of the following is a benefit of employee training?

(a) Improves morale
(b) Helps people identify with organisational goals
(c) Provides a good climate for learning, growth and co – ordination
(d) None of the above

(b) Helps people identify with organisational goals

Explanation : 

Options (a) and (c)  are benefits of Personnel Management and HRM.

10. The four level Training Evaluation model was given by :

(a) Donald Kirkpatrick
(b) Ed. Forest
(c) James Phillips
(d) Fredrik Kaufman

(a) Donald Kirkpatrick

Correct answer is option (a) Donald Kirkpatrick

Explanation : 

The Kirkpatrick Model is a globally recognized method of evaluating the results of training and learning programs. It assesses both formal and informal training methods and rates them against four levels of criteria: reaction, learning, behavior, and results.

9. ………….. refers to the learning opportunities designed to help employees grow.

(a) Training
(b) Development
(c) Education
(d) All of the above

(b) Development

Explanation : 

Development refers to the learning opportunities designed to help employees grow. It is a career-oriented process.

8.Which of this is a step in training process?

(a) KSA deficiency
(b) Provide proper feedback
(c) Obstacles in the system
(d) Use of evaluation models

(d) Use of evaluation models

Explanation : 

Training procecss involves –

  1. Needs Assessment.
  2.  Defining Training Objective.
  3. Designing a Training Program.
  4. Implementation of the Training Program.
  5. Evaluation and Follow up.

7. “Seed Plot” is a Latin word which means :

(a) Seminar
(b) Role Playing
(c) Career
(d) Training

(a) Seminar

Explanation : 

The word seminar is derived from the Latin word seminarium, meaning “seed plot” (an old-fashioned term for “seedbed”).

6. Which one is a part of performance measurement?

(a) Trait
(b) Outcome
(c) Behaviour
(d) All the above

(d) All the above

Explanation : 

Three different approaches to Performance Appraisal are – Trait Approach, Result/Outcome and Behaviour Approach.

5. Which company first developed the 360 degree system of appraisal?

(a) Wipro in 1990
(b) Godrej Soaps in 1991
(c) General Electric, US in 1992
(d) None of the above

(c) General Electric, US in 1992

Explanation : 

The CEO of General Electric, Jack Welsh was one of the first to use 360s for appraisals.

4. The reliability of any test is assured when a person

(a)scores differently than others taking the same test
(b)scores the same at two or more different points in time
(c)scores differently at two or more different points in time
(d)None of the above

(b) scores the same at two or more different points in time

3. Companies are required to hold a meeting every year. What is this meeting called?

(a) Extraordinary meeting
(b) Statutory meeting
(c) Committee meeting
(d) Annual general meeting

(d) Annual general meeting

Explanation : 

An annual general meeting (AGM) is a yearly gathering of a company’s interested shareholders. At an AGM, the directors of the company present an annual report containing information for shareholders about the company’s performance and strategy.

2. In every company meeting, agenda is to be submitted.
What does it mean by agenda?

(a) Statement of business to be transacted in the meeting
(b) Statement of business not to be transacted in the meeting
(c) Is a statement of business
(d) Is a statement of problems to be forwarded to manager

(d) Is a statement of problems to be forwarded to manager.

1. The primary goal of human resource management is to

(a) facilitate organisational performance
(b) influence internal constituencies
(c) eliminate non-automated operative positions
(d) None of the above

(a) facilitate organisational performance

Explanation : 

The primary objective of HRM is to ensure the availability of competent and willing workforce to the organization as well as to meet the needs, aspirations, values and dignity of individuals/employees and having due concern for the socio-economic problems of the community and the country.

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