Manpower Planning Recruitment and Selection
June 2020 MPRS Solution for NMIMS
Q1. To estimate the existing workforce, briefly explain any 2 qualitative and quantitative methods that you use at your workplace.
Q2. Describe the model that analyses an organization’s competitive strengths. Apply it to any industry of your choice and illustrate with an example.
Q3. You are to conduct a training for recently promoted managers who will be managing teams for the first time in their careers. Managers need to be oriented on performance management with extreme caution to avoid employee dissatisfaction which may lead to attrition.
a. What would you suggest the managers do so that the employees realize their performance level and work on their improvement areas? How will it help the employees?
b. Explain the 4 methods to encourage good performance of employees.
NMIMS April 2020
Raju is fresh MPharm qualified. He hails from a business family and hence denied campus placements at college since starting his own business was always at the back of his mind.
He is currently observing various formats for the sale of medicines like generic medicine shops, online medicine delivery platforms, traditional medicine shops and the chains like Wellness Forever, etc.
He wants to start a medicine store which will be a walk-in mini medicine mall with access to prescribed medicines / generic substitutes and over the counter products. This will aim at educating customers of what they choose, of course will have supervised check out to monitor the right purchase of prescribed medicines.
- With reference to the above case, list down the various quantitative as well as qualitative methods of demand forecasting that Raju can use for manpower planning and why.
- List down the various training topics on which the employees of this store can be trained and what training methods can be employed?
- a. With reference to the above case, elaborate on the importance of the right recruitment and selection processes and suggest any two of each that Raju can use.
b. Define Knowledge Management. What will be the sources of Knowledge in this store to implement knowledge management?