Reviewer (Chaps 1-7) - CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Organization consists of people with formally assigned roles who work

Reviewer (Chaps 1-7) - CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN...

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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Organization – consists of people with formally assigned roles who work together to achieve the organization’s goals Manager – the person responsible for accomplishing the organization’s goals, who does so by managing the efforts of the organization’s people; should be aware of equal opportunity and affirmative action, employee health and safety, and handling grievances and labor relations Management Process – the five basic functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling Human Resource Management – the policies and practices involved in carrying out the people or human resource aspects of a management position, including recruiting, screening, training, rewarding, and appraising Personnel Aspects of A Manager’s Job ØConducting job analyses (determining the nature of each employee’s job) ØPlanning labor needs and recruiting job candidates ØSelecting job candidates ØOrienting and training new employees ØManaging wages and salaries (compensating employees) ØProviding incentives and benefits ØAppraising performance ØCommunicating (interviewing, counseling, disciplining) ØTraining and developing managers ØBuilding employee commitment Why is Human Resource Management Important to All Managers? ØAvoid personnel mistakes such as: ØHire the wrong person for the job ØExperience high turnover ØHave your people not doing their best ØWaste time with useless interviews ØHave your company in court because of discriminatory actions ØHave your company receive penalties for unsafe practices ØHave some employees think their salaries are unfair and inequitable relative to others in the organization ØAllow a lack of training to undermine your department’s effectiveness ØCommit any unfair labor practices ØImprove profits and performance ØYou too may spend some time as an HR manager ØHuman resources for entrepreneurs Authority – the right to make decisions, to direct the work of others, and to give orders Line Authority – gives managers (line managers) the right to issue orders to other managers or employees (superior to subordinate relationship)
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Staff Authority – gives managers (staff mangers) the right to advise other managers or employees (advisory relationship) Line Managers’ HRM Responsibilities 1.Placing the right person on the right job 2.Starting new employees in the organization (orientation) 3.Training employees for jobs new to them 4.Improving the job performance of each person 5.Gaining creative cooperation and developing smooth working relationships 6.Interpreting the firm’s policies and procedures 7.Controlling labor costs 8.Developing the abilities of each person 9.Creating and maintaining department morale 10.Protecting employees’ health and physical condition Human Resources Manger’s Duties Ø
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