Human Resources Functions Quiz

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What is the primary responsibility of HR in job analysis?

Which category does employee orientation fall into according to HR responsibilities?

What does employment equity aim to achieve?

Which management function does HR primarily focus on?

Which of the following best describes job analysis?

What is the primary purpose of recruitment?

What is the key focus of on-the-job training?

In performance appraisal, what is the purpose of 360° feedback?

Which method involves managing issues such as employee injuries, stress, and unsafe situations?

What is the main responsibility of job descriptions?

What is the management of promotions, transfers, terminations, layoffs, and retirements primarily referred to as?

Which type of conflict is characterized as moderately intense, constructive, and stimulating people toward greater work efforts and creativity?

What is the role of unions in the workplace primarily focused on?

Which conflict management style is characterized by being cooperative and assertive?

What are the outcomes of win-lose and lose-lose conflict management styles?

Which type of org’l structure focuses on grouping people with similar skills and performing similar tasks into formal work units?

What does the matrix structure combine to gain advantages and minimize disadvantages of each?

What does team structures extensively use to solve problems, complete special projects, and accomplish day-to-day tasks?

What does network structures own only core components and use to provide other components?

What is the primary focus of product divisional structures?

What type of structures focus on the same location or geographical region?


– Bona fide occupational requirements are employment criteria justified by the capacity to perform a job. – HR is responsible for workplace health and safety, managing issues such as employee injuries, stress, and unsafe situations. – Job analysis is the systematic study of job facts to determine responsibilities, requirements, and develop job descriptions and specifications. – Job descriptions detail what a person in a job does, while job specifications outline required knowledge, skills, and abilities. – Recruitment is the process of attracting a pool of qualified job applicants, including methods like external, internal, traditional, and realistic job previews. – Structured interviews involve planned questions, while unstructured interviews are more natural but open to bias. – Orientation, on-the-job training, and off-the-job training are methods for developing a quality workforce. – On-the-job training includes techniques like job rotation, coaching, mentoring, and modeling. – Off-the-job training takes place away from the job site and includes management training and employee retreats. – Performance appraisal is formally assessing work accomplishments and providing feedback, with alternatives like peer, upward, and 360° feedback. – Performance appraisal has purposes of evaluation and development.


Test your knowledge of Human Resources functions with this quiz. Questions cover topics such as job analysis, recruitment, training, compensation, performance appraisals, and labor relations.

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