Lecture Notes - HTM260Lecture1 23:07...

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HTM 260 Lecture 1 23:07 Nature of Human Resource Management Human Resource Management Designing management systems to ensure that human talent is used effectively and  efficiently to accomplish organization goals Who is an HR Manager? An HR could be responsible for all HR functions or if the company is large enough just a  specific area- such as compensation or training. However, in the course of carrying out their duties, every operating manager is, in   essence, an HR manager.  Categories of HR Activities 1. Strategic HR Management 2. Equal Employment Opportunity 3. Staffing 4. HR Development 5. Compensation and Benefits 6. Health, Safety, and Security 7. Employee and Labor Relations Hire tough so you can manage easy.  Strategic Success with HR Practices Recognized HR Best Practices Employment security Selective recruiting
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High wages/incentives Information sharing/participation Training/cross training Promotion from within Measurement HR Management Roles Administrative Operational and Employee Advocate Strategic HR Management Competencies and Careers Strategic contribution Business knowledge HR delivery HR technology Personal Credibility HR Generalist A person who has responsibility for performing a variety of HR activities. Often called  “field personnel” they help employees to understand human resource practices. 
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HR Specialist A person who has in depth knowledge and expertise in a limited area of Hr. Specialists  design processes and systems that operating managers help implement.  Examples of HR Cooperation with Operating Managers HR Unit Develops legal, effective interviewing techniques Trains managers in conducting selection interviews Conducts interviews and testing Sends top three applicants to managers for final review Checks references Managers Advise HR of job openings Decide whether to do own final interviewing Receive interviewing training from HR unit Do final interviewing and hiring where appropriate Review reference information 
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HTM 260 Lecture 2 23:07 Nature of Strategy and HR Management Strategy The plan an organization follows for how to compete successfully and thereby survive  and grow.  Strategy HR Management The use of employees to gain or keep a competitive advantage, resulting in greater  organizational effectiveness.  Thinking Strategically Understand the business Focus on key goals Know what to measure Prepare for the future Planning Organizational recruiting Job redesign Critical staffing needs Workforce addition/reduction Succession planning Performance Enhancements
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HTM 260 Lecture 2 23:07 Training and development Productivity/production management Compensation/benefits review Retention increase Technology systems Human Resource Planning
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course HTM 260 taught by Professor Fernsten during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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