problem 1: State whether the given statements are true or false:
a) The modern manager must be interested in getting work done not in the people doing the work.
b) Effectiveness signifies that minimum amount of resources must be used to produce the results.
c) An HR manager is the specialist advisor.
d) The personnel aspect of HRM deals with the grievance and disciplinary procedures, settlement of disputes and so on.
e) The main objective of HRM is to raise to the fullest the employee’s job satisfaction and self actualization.
f) At individual level, HRM promotes team work and team spirit among the employees.
g) The HR subsystem can’t be viewed as a silo.
h) The responsibility of a HR manager is shifting from a protector to the planner.
problem 2: Fill up the blanks:
a) According to Drucker, the new manager should think of himself as team leader, ______ and ______.
b) The ______ hierarchy is the traditional view of the organizational structuring.
c) Human behavior is neither ______ nor ______.
d) A ____ is a set of interrelated however separate elements working towards the common goal.
e) _____ is considered the primary pillars of the corporate success.
problem 3: What is your view of the responsibility of HR managers in the modern organizations? Describe in light of the misconceptions about HRM.
problem 4: Study the mission and vision of the multinational company available on the net. Assess its relevance in HRM context.