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CONTEMPORARY QUOTIENT

Dated 29th November, 2000

Though your job is dependent on the knowledge of your area of functional expertise, it is the interaction with Human Resources Department that really clinches the deal. So one needs to be contemporary with HR concepts and trends.

1. Evaluation in paired comparison method is done by:

a) Comparing each employee with every other employee

b) Ranking in pairs

c) Summarising the rank based on number of superior scores

d) All the above

2. Symptoms of an emotionally stressed employee:

a) If they often get excited about unimportant happenings

b) If there is an obesity problem

c) If the coffee consumption is more than 4 cups a day

d) Often feel fatigued and worn out after or before work

3. Involuntary employment turnover indicates:

a) An employee discharged or terminated

b) Lack of career advancements

c) Poor job feedback

d) Job dissatisfaction

4. WCM stands for:

a) Web content management

b) Web content manufacturing

c) Web contingency management

d) Web content maintenance

5. Employee affinity in virtual organisation is created by

a) Membership

b) Partnership

c) Management by objectives

d) Management by walking around

6. `Training on a shoestring' refers to

a) Conduct training for senior executives.

b) Conduct training on a tight budget.

c) Conduct training for a change in behaviour.

d) Conduct training for improving performance.

7. `Sensitivity training' is where trainees learn by:

a) Attending a lecture

b) Group discussion

c) Games and exercises

d) Participation and observation

8. `Process Consultation' involves:

a) Hiring an external consultant to assess the organisation's problem.

b) Hiring an external consultant to solve the organisation's problem.

c) Assigning in-house consultants to solve group conflicts.

d) Assigning in-house consultants to resolve disputes.

9. One of the evaluation techniques used during employee training is:

a) Observation

b) Action

c) Demonstration

d) None of the above

10. Work effectiveness is contributed by:

a) Current topics

b) Training

c) External faculty

d) None of the above

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