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Human Resources Management MGT 112 Fall 2008
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MGT 112 Fall 2008 2 First Week of Class Welcome to the Online version of Management 112 Make sure your contact information is correct on Angel Complete “Introductions” on the Discussion Board Review the syllabus, especially dates First exercise, to be sent to the Drop Box
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MGT 112 Fall 2008 3 Chapter 1—Learning Objectives Explain how a firm’s human resources influence its performance Describe how firms can use HR initiatives to cope with workplace changes and trends Distinguish between the role of the HR department and the role of managers
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MGT 112 Fall 2008 4 Learning Objectives (cont’d) Formulate and implement HR strategies that can help the firm achieve competitive advantage Identify HR strategies that fit corporate and business unit strategies Indicate “HR Best Practices” associated with high-performing firms
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MGT 112 Fall 2008 5 Chapter Overview HR departments design programs in order to meet business goals and employee needs Line managers provide input during program design and are primarily responsible for carrying out the implementation of these programs
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MGT 112 Fall 2008 6 Some Definitions Line employees—directly involved in producing the company’s goods and delivering services Staff employees—support the line function Manager—a person who is in charge of others, responsible for unit success
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MGT 112 Fall 2008 7 Definitions (cont’d) HR strategy—deliberate use of human resources to help company gain/maintain
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2010 for the course MGT 112 taught by Professor C.guthrie during the Spring '09 term at Parkland.

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