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Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 1

Direction: Read the following text and answer the questions given below:

Motorcycles Rides Pvt. Ltd. decided to modernize the plant as they are going to manufacture on large scale and cater to the export market as well as the domestic market. So, it has become necessary to provide knowledge and skills to the existing workers to cope with new technology. The company believes that training will help its workers to improve their functioning and performance in many areas. Thus, the company has decided to train its workers so as to equip them with the latest production technology. But the company is in a dilemma with respect to the training method to be adopted. The HR department wants to adopt a training method which is more suitable for a manufacturing concern than a trading concern as the workers will be involved in operating many sophisticated machines, majority of which the company is planning to import from Japan. Thus, they have decided to create actual work environments in a class room and employees to use the same materials, files and equipment in order to equip themselves with the imported new technology. Some of the employees are kept under guidance of a master worker for a prescribed period of time. This will enable firm to reduce accidents as employees will be more efficient to handle machines. They also plan to recruit more people especially freshers to meet the rise in demand and train them accordingly. For this purpose they have decided to select candidates who are studying but will also work in their factory or office to acquire practical knowledge and skills.

Q. “Some of the employees are kept under guidance of a master worker for a prescribed period of time.” Which method is the company following?

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 1 This kind of training involves shifting the trainee from one department to another or from one job to another. This enables the trainee to gain a broader understanding of all parts of the business and how the organisation as a whole functions. The trainee gets fully involved in the departments operations and also gets a chance to test her own aptitude and ability.
Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 2

Direction: Read the following text and answer the questions given below:

Motorcycles Rides Pvt. Ltd. decided to modernize the plant as they are going to manufacture on large scale and cater to the export market as well as the domestic market. So, it has become necessary to provide knowledge and skills to the existing workers to cope with new technology. The company believes that training will help its workers to improve their functioning and performance in many areas. Thus, the company has decided to train its workers so as to equip them with the latest production technology. But the company is in a dilemma with respect to the training method to be adopted. The HR department wants to adopt a training method which is more suitable for a manufacturing concern than a trading concern as the workers will be involved in operating many sophisticated machines, majority of which the company is planning to import from Japan. Thus, they have decided to create actual work environments in a class room and employees to use the same materials, files and equipment in order to equip themselves with the imported new technology. Some of the employees are kept under guidance of a master worker for a prescribed period of time. This will enable firm to reduce accidents as employees will be more efficient to handle machines. They also plan to recruit more people especially freshers to meet the rise in demand and train them accordingly. For this purpose they have decided to select candidates who are studying but will also work in their factory or office to acquire practical knowledge and skills.

Q. Which training method has been chosen by Motorcycles Rides Pvt. Ltd. to train its existing workers ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 2 In vestibule training, the workers are trained in a prototype environment on specific jobs in a special part of the plant. An attempt is made to create working condition similar to the actual workshop conditions. After training workers in such condition, the trained workers may be put on similar jobs in the actual workshop.
Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 3

Direction: Read the following text and answer the questions given below:

Motorcycles Rides Pvt. Ltd. decided to modernize the plant as they are going to manufacture on large scale and cater to the export market as well as the domestic market. So, it has become necessary to provide knowledge and skills to the existing workers to cope with new technology. The company believes that training will help its workers to improve their functioning and performance in many areas. Thus, the company has decided to train its workers so as to equip them with the latest production technology. But the company is in a dilemma with respect to the training method to be adopted. The HR department wants to adopt a training method which is more suitable for a manufacturing concern than a trading concern as the workers will be involved in operating many sophisticated machines, majority of which the company is planning to import from Japan. Thus, they have decided to create actual work environments in a class room and employees to use the same materials, files and equipment in order to equip themselves with the imported new technology. Some of the employees are kept under guidance of a master worker for a prescribed period of time. This will enable firm to reduce accidents as employees will be more efficient to handle machines. They also plan to recruit more people especially freshers to meet the rise in demand and train them accordingly. For this purpose they have decided to select candidates who are studying but will also work in their factory or office to acquire practical knowledge and skills.

Q. Identify the benefit of training stated in the above paragraph.

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 3 The benefit of training stated in the above paragraph is:
  • Makes employees more efficient to handle machines.

Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 4

Direction: Read the following text and answer the questions given below:

Motorcycles Rides Pvt. Ltd. decided to modernize the plant as they are going to manufacture on large scale and cater to the export market as well as the domestic market. So, it has become necessary to provide knowledge and skills to the existing workers to cope with new technology. The company believes that training will help its workers to improve their functioning and performance in many areas. Thus, the company has decided to train its workers so as to equip them with the latest production technology. But the company is in a dilemma with respect to the training method to be adopted. The HR department wants to adopt a training method which is more suitable for a manufacturing concern than a trading concern as the workers will be involved in operating many sophisticated machines, majority of which the company is planning to import from Japan. Thus, they have decided to create actual work environments in a class room and employees to use the same materials, files and equipment in order to equip themselves with the imported new technology. Some of the employees are kept under guidance of a master worker for a prescribed period of time. This will enable firm to reduce accidents as employees will be more efficient to handle machines. They also plan to recruit more people especially freshers to meet the rise in demand and train them accordingly. For this purpose they have decided to select candidates who are studying but will also work in their factory or office to acquire practical knowledge and skills.

Q. Which training method has been chosen by Motorcycles Rides Pvt. Ltd to train its new workers?

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 4 It is a joint programme of training in which educational institutions and business firms cooperate. Selected candidates carry on regular studies for the prescribed period. They also work in some factory or office to acquire practical knowledge and skills.
Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 5

Direction: Read the following text and answer the following questions on the basis of the same:

Mr. Vikas Goel is an H.R. Manager of “Sanduja Furniture Private Limited.” At the beginning of the new year he anticipated that the company will need 30 new additional persons to fill up different vacancies. He gave an advertisement in the newspaper inviting applications for filling up different vacant posts. As many as 120 applications were received. The same were scrutinized. Out of these, conditions of 15 applicants were not acceptable to the company. Letters of regret, giving reasons, were sent to them. Remaining candidates were called for preliminary interview. The candidates called for were asked to fill up blank application forms. Thereafter, they were given four tests.

The objective of the first test was to find out how much interest the applicant takes in his work.

The objective of the second test was to find out ‘specialization’ of the applicant in any particular area.

Third test aimed at making sure whether the applicant was capable of learning through training or not.

The purpose of the fourth test was to find out how much capability a person has to mix-up with other persons, and whether he can influence other persons and get influenced by them.

Q. “The purpose of the fourth test was too find out how much capability a person has to mix-up with other persons, and whether he can influence other persons and get influenced by them.” Which tests is indicated in this situation?

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 5 Personality tests provide clues to a person’s emotions, his reactions, maturity and value system, etc. These tests probe the overall personality.
Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 6

Direction: Read the following text and answer the following questions on the basis of the same:

Mr. Vikas Goel is an H.R. Manager of “Sanduja Furniture Private Limited.” At the beginning of the new year he anticipated that the company will need 30 new additional persons to fill up different vacancies. He gave an advertisement in the newspaper inviting applications for filling up different vacant posts. As many as 120 applications were received. The same were scrutinized. Out of these, conditions of 15 applicants were not acceptable to the company. Letters of regret, giving reasons, were sent to them. Remaining candidates were called for preliminary interview. The candidates called for were asked to fill up blank application forms. Thereafter, they were given four tests.

The objective of the first test was to find out how much interest the applicant takes in his work.

The objective of the second test was to find out ‘specialization’ of the applicant in any particular area.

Third test aimed at making sure whether the applicant was capable of learning through training or not.

The purpose of the fourth test was to find out how much capability a person has to mix-up with other persons, and whether he can influence other persons and get influenced by them.

Q. From the given lines, ‘Out of these, conditions of 15 applicants were not acceptable to the company. Letters of regret, giving reasons, were sent to them’. Which aspect of staffing is highlighted in the statement?

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 6 Selection is the process of identifying and choosing the best person out of a number of prospective candidates for a job.
Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 7

Direction: Read the following text and answer the following questions on the basis of the same:

Mr. Vikas Goel is an H.R. Manager of “Sanduja Furniture Private Limited.” At the beginning of the new year he anticipated that the company will need 30 new additional persons to fill up different vacancies. He gave an advertisement in the newspaper inviting applications for filling up different vacant posts. As many as 120 applications were received. The same were scrutinized. Out of these, conditions of 15 applicants were not acceptable to the company. Letters of regret, giving reasons, were sent to them. Remaining candidates were called for preliminary interview. The candidates called for were asked to fill up blank application forms. Thereafter, they were given four tests.

The objective of the first test was to find out how much interest the applicant takes in his work.

The objective of the second test was to find out ‘specialization’ of the applicant in any particular area.

Third test aimed at making sure whether the applicant was capable of learning through training or not.

The purpose of the fourth test was to find out how much capability a person has to mix-up with other persons, and whether he can influence other persons and get influenced by them.

Q. “At the beginning of the new year he anticipated that the company will need 30 new additional persons to fill up different vacancies.” Identify the first step of staffing.

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 7 Manpower planning refers to the process of estimating the manpower requirement of an organisation. While estimating the manpower requirement, the management generally keeps in mind the available infrastructure including the technology, production schedule, market fluctuation, demand forecasts, government’s policies and so on.
Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 8

Direction: Read the following text and answer the following questions on the basis of the same:

Mr. Vikas Goel is an H.R. Manager of “Sanduja Furniture Private Limited.” At the beginning of the new year he anticipated that the company will need 30 new additional persons to fill up different vacancies. He gave an advertisement in the newspaper inviting applications for filling up different vacant posts. As many as 120 applications were received. The same were scrutinized. Out of these, conditions of 15 applicants were not acceptable to the company. Letters of regret, giving reasons, were sent to them. Remaining candidates were called for preliminary interview. The candidates called for were asked to fill up blank application forms. Thereafter, they were given four tests.

The objective of the first test was to find out how much interest the applicant takes in his work.

The objective of the second test was to find out ‘specialization’ of the applicant in any particular area.

Third test aimed at making sure whether the applicant was capable of learning through training or not.

The purpose of the fourth test was to find out how much capability a person has to mix-up with other persons, and whether he can influence other persons and get influenced by them.

Q. The applicants were given four tests like intelligent test to interest test after filling up blank application form. Identify which step of selection process was followed by the management.

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 8 Selection test is a device that uncovers the information about the candidate which is not known through application blank and interview. In this way, selection test is an adjunct to a selection method.
Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 9

Direction: Read the following text and answer the questions given below :

Mrs. Ambika Lamba founded ‘Professional University’ for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse disciplines. The University is among the top universities of India and has a tie-up with many other organizations which visit the campus annually in order to hire its future employees during its placement season and offer handsome salary packages. On the basis of the reputation and performance of its students performance in the practical world, the Information Technology department of the Lalit Power Ltd., had few vacancies related to Cyber Security. The Human Resource Department of the company decided to recruit fresh engineering graduates from ‘Professional University’ for the same after they received certain recommendations from other industry players about the institution.

For this purpose, they conducted ‘employment interviews’ of many engineering graduates who applied and were keen to join their company. There were five vacant positions which were duly filled after the company undertook approximately 60 employment interviews. Thus, they gave a ‘job offer’ to the final five students who cleared all the steps they undertook in order to fill the vacancies. They also decided to hire a Chartered Accountant for their Finance and Accounts department. For this the company plans to undertake a series of steps in order to ensure that a person with sound knowledge and experience is selected.

They finally hired Satnam who worked only for four months and left the company citing his inability to continue further on account of not having adequate experience to handle huge projects. This proved costly for the Finance and Accounts department of Lalit Power Ltd. and they realized that they went wrong in the initial step to select the candidate. Thus, they had to conduct the whole process again in order to select a new Chartered Accountant.

Q. Which of the following is true about the job offer which Lalit Power Ltd. provided to its five prospective employees hired for the IT department?

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 9 Five prospective employees hired for the IT department are:
  • Only those applicants were given the job offer who passed all the previous hurdles.

  • Job offer was made through a letter of appointment.

  • It contains a date by which the appointee must report on duty.

Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 10

Direction: Read the following text and answer the questions given below :

Mrs. Ambika Lamba founded ‘Professional University’ for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse disciplines. The University is among the top universities of India and has a tie-up with many other organizations which visit the campus annually in order to hire its future employees during its placement season and offer handsome salary packages. On the basis of the reputation and performance of its students performance in the practical world, the Information Technology department of the Lalit Power Ltd., had few vacancies related to Cyber Security. The Human Resource Department of the company decided to recruit fresh engineering graduates from ‘Professional University’ for the same after they received certain recommendations from other industry players about the institution.

For this purpose, they conducted ‘employment interviews’ of many engineering graduates who applied and were keen to join their company. There were five vacant positions which were duly filled after the company undertook approximately 60 employment interviews. Thus, they gave a ‘job offer’ to the final five students who cleared all the steps they undertook in order to fill the vacancies. They also decided to hire a Chartered Accountant for their Finance and Accounts department. For this the company plans to undertake a series of steps in order to ensure that a person with sound knowledge and experience is selected.

They finally hired Satnam who worked only for four months and left the company citing his inability to continue further on account of not having adequate experience to handle huge projects. This proved costly for the Finance and Accounts department of Lalit Power Ltd. and they realized that they went wrong in the initial step to select the candidate. Thus, they had to conduct the whole process again in order to select a new Chartered Accountant.

Q. What was the company’s first or initial step towards hiring a Chartered Accountant where they went wrong ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 10 Preliminary screening helps the manager eliminate unqualified or unfit job seekers based on the information supplied in the application forms. Preliminary interviews help reject misfits for reasons, which did not appear in the application forms.
Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 11

Direction: Read the following text and answer the questions given below :

Mrs. Ambika Lamba founded ‘Professional University’ for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse disciplines. The University is among the top universities of India and has a tie-up with many other organizations which visit the campus annually in order to hire its future employees during its placement season and offer handsome salary packages. On the basis of the reputation and performance of its students performance in the practical world, the Information Technology department of the Lalit Power Ltd., had few vacancies related to Cyber Security. The Human Resource Department of the company decided to recruit fresh engineering graduates from ‘Professional University’ for the same after they received certain recommendations from other industry players about the institution.

For this purpose, they conducted ‘employment interviews’ of many engineering graduates who applied and were keen to join their company. There were five vacant positions which were duly filled after the company undertook approximately 60 employment interviews. Thus, they gave a ‘job offer’ to the final five students who cleared all the steps they undertook in order to fill the vacancies. They also decided to hire a Chartered Accountant for their Finance and Accounts department. For this the company plans to undertake a series of steps in order to ensure that a person with sound knowledge and experience is selected.

They finally hired Satnam who worked only for four months and left the company citing his inability to continue further on account of not having adequate experience to handle huge projects. This proved costly for the Finance and Accounts department of Lalit Power Ltd. and they realized that they went wrong in the initial step to select the candidate. Thus, they had to conduct the whole process again in order to select a new Chartered Accountant.

Q. What is the source of recruitment chosen by Lalit Power Ltd. for hiring engineering graduates ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 11 Colleges and institutes of management and technology have become a popular source of recruitment for technical, professional and managerial jobs. Many big organisations maintain a close liaison with the universities, vocational schools and management institutes to recruit qualified personnel for various jobs.
Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 12

Direction: Read the following text and answer the questions given below :

Mrs. Ambika Lamba founded ‘Professional University’ for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse disciplines. The University is among the top universities of India and has a tie-up with many other organizations which visit the campus annually in order to hire its future employees during its placement season and offer handsome salary packages. On the basis of the reputation and performance of its students performance in the practical world, the Information Technology department of the Lalit Power Ltd., had few vacancies related to Cyber Security. The Human Resource Department of the company decided to recruit fresh engineering graduates from ‘Professional University’ for the same after they received certain recommendations from other industry players about the institution.

For this purpose, they conducted ‘employment interviews’ of many engineering graduates who applied and were keen to join their company. There were five vacant positions which were duly filled after the company undertook approximately 60 employment interviews. Thus, they gave a ‘job offer’ to the final five students who cleared all the steps they undertook in order to fill the vacancies. They also decided to hire a Chartered Accountant for their Finance and Accounts department. For this the company plans to undertake a series of steps in order to ensure that a person with sound knowledge and experience is selected.

They finally hired Satnam who worked only for four months and left the company citing his inability to continue further on account of not having adequate experience to handle huge projects. This proved costly for the Finance and Accounts department of Lalit Power Ltd. and they realized that they went wrong in the initial step to select the candidate. Thus, they had to conduct the whole process again in order to select a new Chartered Accountant.

Q. Why did Lalit Power Ltd. conduct ‘employment interviews’ in the process of selection of the cyber security professionals?

Detailed Solution for Test: Staffing- Case Based Type Questions - Question 12 Lalit Power Ltd. conduct ‘employment interviews’ in the process of selection of the cyber security professionals is to evaluate the applicant’s suitability for the job.
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