HRM 340 Week 8 Final Exam

HRM 340 Week 8 Final Exam

Author: Christine Farr


1. (TCO 1) HR has changed immensely over the last 10 years. Describe the emergence of HRIS systems, and how HR went from being a manual operation to an automated operation. Explain in detail. (Points : 30)
2. (TCO 2) What conditions and/or criteria would cause you to consider being the first customer for a new HRIS? (Points : 30)
3. (TCO 3) Keeping track of employee information has been a laborious task for HR. Through technology, this task has been automated in a variety of ways. Describe how obtaining employee information through technology has now included HR as a strategic partner within the business. (Points : 30)
4. (TCO 4) As HR continues to migrate to being a strategic partner within a business, it is also involving employees in this transition, to allow them more control over their work lives. Explain in detail how Web-based HR systems assist with employee retention. (Points : 30)
5. (TCO 5) HRIS systems have allowed HR to automate a variety of functions, including performance management, training, employee development, staffing, compensation, and benefits, among others. Choose two of these HR functions listed, and describe how technology has created a more efficient process for this function. Provide an example of each. (Points : 30)
6. (TCO 7) What are some types of software that can help us protect employee information? How does this software interact with our current HR technology? Explain from a conceptual standpoint versus a technical standpoint. (Points : 30)

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