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Human Resource Management vs. Personnel Management

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Which of the following is a distinction between HRM and personnel management?

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1. How does human resource management view employees?

2. Which of the following is INCORRECT about the differences between HRM and personnel management?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and corresponding worksheet to quickly assess your knowledge of the duties and views of personnel management and human resource management (HRM). To pass the quiz, you will need to be familiar with what the two have in common and how they differ.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The ability to recognize a distinction between HRM and personnel management
  • How HRM views employees
  • The differences between HRM and personnel management
  • What personnel management is focused on
  • What HRM and personnel management have in common

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the responsibilities of HRM and personnel management
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast HRM and personnel management
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about employees

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Human Resource Management vs. Personnel Management. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define personnel management
  • Detail the responsibilities of personnel management
  • Describe what human resource management does
  • Discuss how HRM and personnel management are similar
  • Relate the differences between HRM and personnel management
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