Instructions to candidates:
allowed: Three hours (plus an extra ten minutes’ reading time at the start – do
not write anything during this time)
examination paper consists of TWO parts
A comprises of FOUR compulsory
short answer questions and is worth 40% of the final mark. It is recommended that you spend approximately ONE
HOUR on Part A
B comprises of THREE compulsory
questions and is related to the pre-issued case study that you will have
analysed before entering the examination room. This part is worth 60% of the final mark. It is recommended that you
spend approximately TWO HOURS on Part B, which includes planning and checking
Please note that your answers to Part B should be analytical rather than purely
descriptive. Purely descriptive type answers will attract few marks
f) Candidates are allowed to take up to two pages (four sides) of A4
notes related to the pre-issued case study into the examination room. These
notes should be handed in and securely attached to your answer script at the
end of the examination period
Marks awarded for each question are shown in [ ]
Note to candidates: Answer ALL questions in this section (40%).
Evaluate the various ways in which training needs can be analysed. 
Examine what is meant by reliability and validity and
indicate why these concepts are important in the field of selection. 
Cultural workforce diversity has become more important to many companies.
Companies value diversity so strongly that they devote sections of their
websites towards diversity. Analyse the advantages and disadvantages of using
diversified international teams. 
is wrong with bribery? Consider this question from the point of view of a duty
of ethics. 
Note to candidates: Answer ALL questions in this section (60%).
These questions relate to the pre-issued case study.
Examine the relevant political behaviours Claudia should be aware of if she is
to succeed within the Claridon corporate climate. 
Analyse relevant motivational theory that would help Claudia to ‘self motivate’
herself. Explain why the theory you have selected should be successful. 
Claudia has been asked to design a 2-day training course for young women high
flyers in the firm on ‘Women in Senior Management’. Examine the challenges that
young female employees face in a corporate environment. 
Devise an outline of the content of the 2-day course and your rationale for the
course design you have chosen.