Essay on exm 2742 1 Principles and practces of management

4423 Words Feb 26th, 2015 18 Pages
National Institute of Business Management
Chennai - 020
Subject : Principles and Practices of Management

Attend any 4 questions. Each question carries 25 marks
(Each answer should be of minimum 2 pages / of 300 words)

Q1)What are the fundamentals of staffing and manpower? Explain the different methods of selection recruitment, training and development.


Any organisational fabrication requires a variety of people, and the supply of people consists of differing types. The staffing function includes the process by which the right person is placed in the right organizational position. Human resource administration involves matching the jobs and people through preparation of
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Psychometric (personality) tests have become increasingly popular in the UK in recent years and are often used alongside other tests. I
Interviews will be most successful when they are tightly related to job analysis, job description and the person specification.
In-tray exercises can be used for candidates to respond to work-related and other problems, which are presented to them in an in-tray to be processed.
Training for employment is very important. In a modern economy like our own the nature of work is constantly changing. New technologies mean that new work skills are constantly required. To succeed in business or in a career, people will need to be very flexible about where they work and how they work, and to constantly change the range of skills they use at work.
There are basically two types of training:
On-the-job training
Employees develop and improve their work skills whilst actually doing the job in question. For example, word processor operators rapidly improve their skills by constant practice. Supermarkets till operator quickly learn effective practice by working alongside a more skilled mentor.
Off-the-job training
Employers will often encourage their employees to develop their skills through off-the-job training courses. For example, a trainee may be allowed to attend a day-release course at the local college. This might apply to a wide range of

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