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Unformatted text preview: Module 10 Module 10 Human Resource Human Resource Management Management Module 10 What is the purpose and legal context of human resource management? What are the essential human resource management practices? What are some of the current issues in human resource management? 10.1 HRM Purpose and Legal Context Human resource management attracts, develops, and maintains a talented workforce Strategic human resource management aligns human capital with organizational strategies Government legislation protects workers against employment discrimination Employee rights and concerns influence the legal environment of work HRM PURPOSE AND LEGAL CONTEXT Maintaining a Talented Workforce HRM PURPOSE AND LEGAL CONTEXT Strategic HR Strategic human resource management aligns human capital with organizational strategies. Human capital skills, knowledge, innovation, creativity, energy and commitment to offer to the organization. HRM PURPOSE AND LEGAL CONTEXT Discrimination Laws Government legislation protects workers against discrimination HRM PURPOSE AND LEGAL CONTEXT Discrimination Laws Affirmative Action Effort to give employment preference to women and minority group members Affirmative Action plans Attempt to ensure that percentage of minorities within the organization are a similar proportion to the labor market availability HRM PURPOSE AND LEGAL CONTEXT Discrimination Laws Reverse discrimination Claims of discrimination by majority populations Bona fide occupational qualifications Criteria for employment is justified for ability to perform a job May seem discriminatory Example female locker room attendant HRM PURPOSE AND LEGAL CONTEXT...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course MGT 3315 taught by Professor Waner during the Spring '11 term at UCM.

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