MPA871 : Public Personnel Administration (2017)

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

PLOT 91, CADASTRAL ZONE, NNAMDI AZIKWE EXPRESS WAY, JABI – ABUJA

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION

EXAMINATION 2018

COURSE CODE:    MPA 871                                                                   CREDIT UNIT: 2

COURSE TITLE:     Public Personnel Administration

TIME ALLOWED: 2 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS:    1. Attempt question Number one (1) and any other two (2).

2. Question number 1 is compulsory and carries 30 marks, while the other questions carry 20 marks each

3. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner

 

1a.   List out the essentials criteria for effective examinations and give brief description of

each.                                                                                                                     = 9MARKS

 

1b. State clearly, an acceptable definition of career. List the three methods of career

classification and fully explain two of them.                                                  = 10MARKS

 

1c. What should the attitude of the civil servants be to such things as gift-giving and gift-taking;

kindness, and courtesy?                                                                      = 11MARKS

 

2a. Define performance appraisal. Give ten (10) reasons for performance appraisal

= 8MARKS

 

2b. Who may not belong to a trade union and why not?                                           = 12MARKS

 

 

3. What is in-service training? List any five (5) methods of carrying it out and explain them

fully.                                                                                                                   = 20MARKS

 

4a. In McClelland’s need for achievement theory, he claimed that the need for achievement is a powerful motivator (n-arch). List out five (5) characteristics of high n-Ach people and explain fully, any two.                                                                                               = 15MARKS

 

4b. According to McClelland how do you increase n-Ach in people                        = 5MARKS

 

5. Explain the following concepts:                                                                             =20MARKS

(a) Economic strike(b) Wildcat strike(c ) Boycott (d) Sit- down strike(e) Picketing(f) Boycotts

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