Human Resource Management Overview

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What are the five basic functions that most writers agree on when it comes to managing?

Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Leading, Controlling

Which function involves establishing goals and standards, developing rules and procedures, and developing plans and forecasts?


What does the function of organizing involve?

Giving each subordinate a specific task and establishing departments

Which function focuses on delegating authority to subordinates and coordinating their work?


What is the key aspect of the function of leading?

Maintaining morale and motivating subordinates

Which function involves assessing performance, controlling processes, and ensuring goals are met?


What is the focus of human resource management (HRM) according to the text?

Acquiring, training, appraising, and compensating employees

Which of the following is NOT mentioned as a part of the human resource management function in the text?

Handling grievances and labor relations

Why is having knowledge of human resource management important for managers according to the text?

To avoid personnel mistakes

What can help managers improve profits and performance?

Brilliant plans and clear organization charts

Which aspect of management is emphasized as crucial to success despite inadequate plans or controls according to the text?

Motivating subordinates

What does human resource management focus on besides acquiring, training, appraising, and compensating employees?

Providing incentives and benefits

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