NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
MARCH/APRIL 2014 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: MPA 871 CREDIT UNIT: 3
COURSE TITLE: PUBLIC PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT.
TIME ALLOWED: 21/2 HRS
QUESTION ONE IS COMPULSORY. M.Sc STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ANSWER ANY ADDITIONAL TWO QUESTIONS OF THEIR CHOICE. MPA STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ANSWER ANY ADDITIONAL THREE QUESTIONS OF THEIR CHOICE.
Define the term “Retirement’ .Distinguish between retirements from other movement out of the service.
Explain the causes that lead to early retirement.
Identify types of retirements and programmes that the Nigerian government have instituted to benefit those in retirement. 25marks
Tenure and turnover are identical concept, clarify this statement. Identify various forms of tenure. Why do organizations experience high level labor turnover.
Recognize and explain the methods of controlling turnover. 15 marks
What is the significance of management development in any organization. List the various methods used by organizations in their effort to develop its workforce. 15 marks
Define the term ‘Personnel Management’. List with brief notes its major functions in any organization. 15 marks
What do you understand by the term ‘Human Resource Planning’. List all the processes involved in human resource planning in a public organization. 15 marks
What is a manpower board? State and explain the function of the National Manpower board of Nigeria. 15 marks.
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