Matrix Ten- Chapter Ten Business Foundations: A Changing World (Ferrell et. al 2018) Name: Kandy Violeta Silva Blanco Learning Objective 1: Define human resources management, and explain its significance. The Nature of Human Resources Management & Planning for Human Resources Needs Human resources management (HRM): refers to all the activities involved in determining an organization’s human resources needs, as well as acquiring, training, and compensating people to fill those needs. Job analysis: Next, managers analyze the jobs within the organization so that they can match the human resources to the available assignments. Job analysis determines, through observation and study, pertinent information about a job—the specific tasks that comprise it; the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform it; and the environment in which it will be performed. Managers use the information obtained through a job analysis to develop job descriptions and job specifications. Job description: A job description is a formal, written explanation of a specific job that usually includes job title, tasks to be performed (for instance, waiting on customers), relationship with other jobs, physical and mental skills required (such as lifting heavy boxes or calculating data), duties, responsibilities, and working conditions. Job specification: A job specification describes the qualifications necessary for a specific job, in terms of education (some jobs require a college degree), experience, personal characteristics (ads frequently request outgoing, hardworking persons), and physical characteristics. Both the job description and job specification are used to develop recruiting materials such as newspapers, trade publications, and online advertisements. Learning Objective 2: Summarize the processes of recruiting and selecting human resources for a company. Recruiting and Selecting New Employees & Legal Issues in Recruiting and Selecting Recruiting: means forming a pool of qualified applicants from which management can select employees. There are two sources from which to develop this pool of applicants—internal and external. Selection: is the process of collecting information about applicants and using that information to decide which ones to hire. It includes the application itself, as well as interviewing, testing, and reference
Matrix Ten- Chapter Ten Business Foundations: A Changing World (Ferrell et. al 2018) Name: Kandy Violeta Silva Blanco Orientation checking. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act: of 1964 prohibits discrimination in employment. It also created the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a federal agency dedicated to increasing job opportunities for women and minorities and eliminating job discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, national origin, or handicap.
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