Class 02 - COMM 392 Managing The Employment Relationship...

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COMM 392 Managing The Employment Relationship Perry Atwal Spring 2011 Class 2
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Course Schedule Introduction to The Employment Relationship Legal Regulation of The Employment Relationship Nature and Role of Labour Unions Recruiting and Selecting Employees / Employee Compensation Collective Bargaining Discipline and Fairness in the Workplace Weeks 12 & 13
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Describe effect of employment trends on HRM. Understand some of the best practices within HRM. Objectives 3
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Internal Organizational Culture Organizational Climate External Labour Market Issues Demographic Trends Workplace Diversity Technology Government Legislation Globalization What does this mean for you in BC ? How are things different in other parts of the world? Factors Influencing HRM 4
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Organizational Culture • Core values, beliefs, and assumptions shared by members of an organization Organizational Climate • Prevailing atmosphere • Its impact on employees How do you measure? What does this mean for you? Around the World? Internal Environmental Influences 5
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Labour Market Issues Economic conditions eg. labour force, labour market, productivity levels Growth of the service sector and the concept of „ human capital ‟ (knowledge, education, training, skills and expertise of a firm‟s workers) Labour union movement Use of contingent/part-time employees External Environmental Factors 6
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Labour Market Issues Canada's economy created 15,000 new jobs in November 2010, yet the unemployment rate is 7.6% (Statistics Canada) Unemployment rate fell by 0.3% from previous month What‟s the Unemployment rate in BC ? 6.9% How reliable are these numbers? External Environmental Factors 7
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Demographic Trends Population growth (impact of immigration) External Environmental Factors 8
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Workplace Diversity Visible and ethnic Minorities : growth due to immigration
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course COMM 392 taught by Professor Carson during the Winter '09 term at The University of British Columbia.

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