Cipd Mc Essay

1873 Words May 24th, 2012 8 Pages
Foundation Core Units Multiple Choice Test Section 1 | Developing Yourself as an Effective HR/L&D Practitioner | Question 1 | “Effective HR professionals really have to succeed by understanding the business, the market and the customer as well as the Chief Executive or the Marketing Director. It’s about understanding what the organisation would look like if it was really humming, really succeeding. Translating that back into culture, working practices, learning, motivation, reward, selection – those are the strategic choices…to make” - Geoff Armstrong, CIPD. Aside from this, what other skills and qualities do you think are necessary for HR professionals today? | Right | Having an understanding of the purpose and role that HR …show more content…
| Right | On a routine basis as part of your working life and it should become more or less instinctive | Question 39 | How can you reflect on your learning? | Right | Examine the link between your efforts in development activities and the benefits that you (and your employer) can get out of it, then applying this accordingly | Question 40 | Which of the following IS NOT a reason to reflect on your learning? | Right | You can examine who did not assist you with your learning and then assign blame to them for any lack of progression | Question 51 | Read the section on ‘Reflective Practice’ in your Workbook and answer the following question: What is ‘reflection’ in the context of learning as a HR professional? | Right | Looking at your professional development and taking responsibility for any further changes you wish to make in the future | Section 2 | Understanding Organisations and the Role of HR | Question 14 | Why is communication key to customer services, particularly HR? | Right | Communication is important to HR in order to understand the purpose of the organisation, how it can support this as well as feeding in to any developments/changes in the future as they occur | Question 15 | Which ONE of the following is a feature of a functional organisational structure? | Right | Specialists in the

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