MPA871 : PUBLIC PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (2014)

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

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

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.

 

 

Question 1:

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

 

Question 2:

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

 

Question 3:

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

 

Question 4:

Define the term ‘Personnel Management’. List with brief notes its major functions in any organization.                                                                                                                   15 marks

 

Question 5:

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

 

Question 6

What is a manpower board?  State and explain the function of the National Manpower board of Nigeria.                                                                                                    15 marks.

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