Pune University BE Question Papers Production Engineering Industrial Relation and HRM

B.E. (Production S/W) INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS & HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (2008 Pattern) (Elective – III) (Sem. – II)

Time: 3 Hours]                                                                                              [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:

1)            Answers to the two sections should be written in separate books.

2)            Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.

3)            Figures to the right indicate full marks.

4)             Use of logarithmic tables slide rule, Mollier charts, electronic pocket calculator and steam tables is allowed.

5)            Assume suitable data, if necessary.

SECTION – I Unit – I

Q1) a) What is Industrial Relation? Explain scope, objectives of industrial relations.       [9]

b) Define collective Bargaining. Explain the reasons for its success and failure.      [9]


Q2) a) Explain in detail about the impact of globalization and information technology on industrial relations.                                                                                          [9]

a)            What is trade union? Explain the problems faced by trade union. [9]

Unit – II

Q3) a) Explain Personnel Administration. State its objectives and principles. [8]

b)            Describe elements of HRD systems. Also discuss their goals, elements.



Q4) a) Explain role of HR manager & structure of HR department. [8] b) Discuss HR strategies and organizational strategies.                                                                                            [8]

Unit – III

Q5) Write short notes (any two) :                                                                                     [16]

a)            Objectives of manpower planning.

b)           Succession planning.

c)            Promotion.


Q6) Write short notes (any two) :                                                                                     [16]

a)            Recruitment resources.

b)           Reward and compensation strategies.

c)           Job rotation.


Q7) a) Discuss need & objectives of employee training.                                      [9]

b) What are major procedures of training?                                                                                               [9]


Q8) a) Discuss various methods of training.                                                           [9]

b) Explain tools & aids used for effective training.                                                                                          [9]

Unit – V

Q9) a) Discuss various methods of performance appraisal.                                 [8]

b) Explain strategic importance of 360 degrees feedback.                                                                       [8]


Q10)a) Explain in detail competency Mapping.                                                     [8]

b)           Explain how performance management system can be aligned with business strategies of an organization.                                                                                              [8]


Unit – VI

Q11)Write short notes on (any two) :                                                                             [16]

a)            Industrial democracy.

b)            Golden handshake.

c)            Role of HRD in developing IR.


Q12)Write short notes on (any two) :                                                                                [16]

a)            Retrenchment and layoff.

b)            Employee Morale.

c)            Downsizing and project based employment.

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