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BUS 381 Fundamentals Week 2 Prescribed reading: Dessler et al (2002), Chapters 2 & 3 Learning Objectives Explore the history of HRM, the growing role of professionalism in HRM, and the importance of ethics and social responsibility Discuss the role of the HR department as a strategic partner Understand the importance of HR auditing Understand the legal environment and HRM Discuss the characteristics of successful diversity management initiatives
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History of HRM Human Resources Movement Human Relations Movement Scientific Management
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History of HRM Scientific Management - Frederick Taylor -concern for production -emphasis on efficiency -performance-based pay -impersonal, dehumanizing
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History of HRM Human Relations Movement - Hawthorne studies -concern for people -emphasis on communication -treat employees with dignity and respect -oversimplified view of motivation
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History of HRM Human Resources Movement - joint focus on people and productivity -motivation through job design -acknowledges individual differences -employees seen as a competitive advantage
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History of HRM Phase 3: Human Resources Management Phase 2: Personnel Management Phase 1: Personnel Administration Phase 4: Strategic Human Resources
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Growing Professionalism in HRM self-regulation of performance standards code of ethics common body of knowledge, widely communicated certification of members
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Current Role of HR Departments improving productivity improving customer service increasing responsiveness developing and implementing corporate strategy helping to build employee commitment
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