Human Resource Information Systems: Costs & Benefits to Employees, HR and Organizations

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Which of the following is the best explanation of a human resource information system (HRIS)?

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1. Which of the following is an example of why employees would use an HRIS?

2. An HRIS may require which type of additional staffing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will test your understanding of the information systems needed to run a human resource department. Topics addressed in the quiz include the best explanation of a human resources information system (HRIS) and components of a self-service HRIS.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Best explanation of HRIS
  • What a self-service component of HRIS involves
  • Additional staffing likely required by HRIS
  • Examples of HRIS
  • Possible disadvantages of HRIS

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding what a self-service component of HRIS involves and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the additional staffing likely required by HRIS
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson titled Human Resource Information Systems: Costs & Benefits to Employees, HR and Organizations. This lesson will help you:

  • Define human resource information systems
  • Identify the types of information HRIS manages
  • Describe how HR professionals can track their employees
  • Appreciate the benefits of HRIS
  • Understand the extra costs and risks associated with such programs
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