Overview of HRM, Handout

Overview of HRM, Handout - Agenda n n n Announcements Brief...

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n Announcements n Brief review of previous class n Overview of HRM ¡ A brief history of HR ¡ HR strategy ¡ Foundations Agenda 11
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n HRM, defined n Roles Previous class… 22
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n Mid 18th Century ¡ As an informal function, HRM has roots in England’s craft guilds. These guilds later evolved into trade unions. n Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries ¡ Scientific Management n Frederick Taylor’s time and motion research ¡ Focus on jobs, “one best way” A brief history. .. 33
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n 1900-1950s ¡ Two “schools” evolved 1. Administrative Management School ¡ Focus on the organization n Weber’s “bureaucratic order” 2. Human Relations School ¡ Focus on people n Welfare departments (1910s) n Mayo’s “Hawthorne Effect” History, cont’d 44
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n More recent HR events ¡ 1960s n Civil Rights n McGregor’s Theory X and Y ¡ 1970s n Quality movement ¡ 1980-1990s n Work-life balance, diversity, globalization History, cont’d 55
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n Today, the HR function in successful firms assumes a central role in both developing and implementing business strategies ¡ Performs multiple roles effectively ¡ HR decision making is “data driven” History, cont’d 66
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n The “plan” ¡ Provides direction for the firm n Vision/mission n Values n Goals Strategy 77
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n Mission (Vision) ¡ Identity – now, and in the future ¡ Strategic Intent n The best, most customer-focused, competitive, environmentally responsible n Values ¡ How managers intend to conduct themselves ¡
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