Amity CampusUttar PradeshIndia 201303ASSIGNMENTSPROGRAM: BSc ITSEMESTER-IVSubject Name : Human Resource ManagementStudy COUNTRY : Liberia LCRoll Number (Reg.No.) :BSc IT01542010-20130150Student Name : Tom B. SawyerINSTRUCTIONSa)Students are required to submit all three assignment sets.ASSIGNMENTDETAILSMARKSAssignment AFive Subjective Questions10Assignment BThree Subjective Questions + Case Study10Assignment CObjective or one line Questions10b)Total weightage given to these assignments is 30%. OR 30 Marksc)All assignments are to be completed as typed in word/pdf.d)All questions are required to be attempted.e)All the three assignments are to be completed by due dates and need to be submitted for evaluation by Amity University.f)The students have to attached a scan signature in the form.Tom B. SawyerSignature:_________________________________Date: August 10, 201512( √) Tick mark in front of the assignments submittedAssignment ‘A’ √Assignment ‘B’√Assignment ‘C’√
Human Resource ManagmentAssignment AQ1. “Job analysis is the most basic human resource management activity.” Discuss.Answer:Job analysis is the process of studying and collecting information relating to theoperations and responsibilities of a specific job. It is also the process of gathering relatedinformation about a job. The immediate products of Job analysis are job description and jobspecification.Q2. Explain in brief the performance appraisal process. Also compare Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scale and MBO as methods of performance appraisal.Answer: A performance appraisal compares each employee‘s actual performancewith his or her performance standards. It requires knowledge of thejob‘s duties and standards. Behavioral Anchored Rating scale is an appraisal performance process that rates performance factors instead of personality factors. This scale uses job analysis to determine what it takes to have the job done. This scale is very expensive to do and time consuming. It also measures past performance and not the present and does note motivate people. Management By Objective (MBO) is an appraisal performance process that creates empowered employees who have clarity of the roles and responsibilities expected from them, understand their objectives to be achieved and thus help in the achievement of organizational as well as personal goals. It focuses on the future rather than the past involving employees in the whole process of goal setting and increasing employee empowerment, employee job satisfaction and commitment.Q3. Explain the emerging trends in Human Resource Management and discuss the importance of technology on human resource function. Illustrate your answer with examples.Answer: Human resource management is a relatively modern management term having been coined in the 1960s. The origins of the function arose in those organizations which introduced 'welfare management' practices and also in those that adopted the principles of 'scientific management. With the boom in the technology sector in 2000, newer and newer ways of
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