Exam 1 Study Guide (1).docx - Exam 1 Study Guide Chapter 1 HR definition o The process of acquiring training appraising and compensating employees and

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Exam 1 Study Guide Chapter 1: HR definition o The process of acquiring, training, appraising, and compensating employees, and of attending to their labor relations, health and safety, and fairness concerns Line managers o A manager who is authorized to direct the work of subordinates and is responsible for accomplishing the organization’s tasks. Line managers HRM duties o Placing the right person in the right job o Starting new employees in the organization (orientation) o Training employees for jobs that are new to them o Improving job performance of each person o Gaining creative cooperation and developing smooth working relationships o Interpreting the company’s policies and procedures o Controlling labor costs o Developing the abilities of each person o Creating and maintaining departmental morale o Protecting employees’ health and physical conditions HR manager’s duties o Conducting job analysis o Planning labor needs and recruiting job candidates o Selecting job candidates o Orienting and training new employees o Managing wages and salaries o Providing incentives and benefits o Appraising performance o Communicating (interviewing, counseling, disciplining) o Training employees and developing managers o Building employee relations and engagement Staff managers o A manager who assists and advises line managers o Generally run departments that are advisory or supportive, like purchasing and human resource management strategic HRM trends shaping HRM Chapter 2: More questions from this chapter then others Title VII o States that an employer cannot discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. EEOC o Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
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o The commission, created by Title VII, empowered to investigate job discrimination complaints and sue on behalf of complainants. Affirmative Action o Steps that are taken for the purpose of eliminating the present effects of past discrimination o Requires that government contractors with contracts of more than $50,000 and 50 or more employees take this to ensure employment opportunities for those who may have suffered past discrimination Sexual Harassment (complete definition) o
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