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Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
MU0013–HR Audit-4 Credits
(Book ID: B1735)
Assignment (60 Marks)
Note: Answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400
words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme. Each Question
carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60.
Q1. Define Human Resource (HR) Audit. Explain the need for HR Audit.
What are the benefits of HR Audit?
Answer. It is mechanism to review the current HR policies, practices and
systems to ensure that they fulfill the rules and regulations. The audit also
helps in identifying the areas of improvement in the HR function. Nowadays,
the audit is done regularly in the organizations.
The HR audit covers
Q2. Discuss the methods used in the HR Audit process.
Answer. Though the process would vary from organization to organization,
generally it involves the following steps:
1) Briefing and orientation:
This is a preparatory meeting of key staff members to: discuss particular issues
considered to be significant, chart out
Q3. What is HR Scorecard? Explain the reasons for designing &
implementing HR Scorecard framework.
Answer. HR scorecard measures the HR function's effectiveness and
efficiency in producing employee behaviors needed to achieve the company's
strategic goals. In order to achieve that you would need to:
 Know what the company's strategy is
 Understand the causal links

Q4. What is meant by ‘Competency mapping’? Explain the various
competencies and the associated behavioral aspects.
Answer. Competency mapping or management is an old, widely used
practice that consists of all of a company's formal, organized approaches to
ensuring that it has the human talents needed to meet its business goals. Once
the skills are defined, each employee (or subcontractor) is described based on
these standardized definitions. These skill and personnel descriptions are then
used to forecast needs, determine training goals,
Q5. Write a brief note on effectiveness of Human Resource
Development Audit as an intervention.
Answer. Understanding Organizational Performance and Management
Organizational change should not be conducted for the sake of change.
Organizational change efforts should be geared to improve the performance of
organizations and the people in those organizations. Therefore, it‘s
Q6. Write short notes on the following:
(i) Audit for HR Planning
(ii) Audit for HR Climate
Answer. (i) The purpose of a Human Resources audit for planning is to
assess the effectiveness of the Human Resources function and to ensure
regulatory compliance. The audit can be conducted by anyone with sufficient
Human Resources experience. Having experience working in more than one
company is a plus, as it provides the auditor with a broader perspective.
There's an advantage to having the audit conducted

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