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Chapter 12 Notes - Chapter12:DevelopingaDiverseWorkforce

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Chapter 12: Developing a Diverse Workforce Human Resource Staffing Process  1. Organizational Strategy and Planning 2. Plan Human Resource Needs 3. Recruit Job Applicants 4. Select Job Applicants 5. Develop Employees 6. Maintain Diverse Workforce Human Resource Planning: Translating Strategy in Staffing Requirements Human Resource Planning:  the process of ensuring that the organization has  the right kinds of people in the right places at the right time Step 1: Conduct Job Analysis - Job Analysis:  the systematic investigation and documentation of duties  performed, tools and equipment involved, conditions surrounding work,  and competencies required by job incumbents to perform the work Step 2: Estimate Human Resource Demand - predict how many people with what competencies are required at some  point in the future - it simply relies on organizational strategy, operational plans, and estimates  of future demand for the organization’s products or services  Step 3: Document Current Human Resource Supply - Projecting future demand is only part of the forecasting process.  - Estimate how many staff will be employed by the organization at future  dates Step 4: Estimate Future Internal Human Resource Supply - Estimate how many current employees will be in various jobs within the  organization at some future date - This prediction of future internal human resource supply can occur at a  macro level, micro level, or combination of both. 
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Step 5: Estimate Future External Human Resource Supply - Employees quit, retire, and move into different jobs, so invariably  managers depend on the external labor market for new recruits Relying on the Contingent Workforce - Contingent Workforce:  any work arrangement in which the individual  does not have an explicit or implicit contract for long-term employment, or  one in which the minimum hours of work can vary in a nonsystematic way - Workers do a project and when the project is finished you onto the next  task, temporary project is what the workers has been hired for  Staffing a Diverse Workforce Surface-Level and Deep-Level Diversity - Workforce Diversity:  difference in the demographic, cultural, and  personal characteristics of employees - Surface-Level Diversity:  observable demographic or physiological  differences in people, such as their race, ethnicity, gender, age, and  physical disabilities  - Something about appearance it is something that visible complexion,  gender , age, disability, size or weight - Deep-Level Diversity:  differences in the psychological characteristics of  employees, including personalities, beliefs, values, and attitudes - Diversity is good for brain storming because the diversity leads to an array 
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Chapter 12 Notes - Chapter12:DevelopingaDiverseWorkforce

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