8-24-11 - A Quick overview of what HR is An Introduction...

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What is management? Work done through people Management is catholic (small c) Through the process of efficiency and effectiveness Basic management functions: Planning/strategy Organizing Leading-art of leading/influencing others
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HR—where does it fit? Traditionally associated with organizing, but new trends suggest that it is both planning and organizing ( as well as controlling) HR is the strategic and coherent approach to the management of the firms most valued resource, the people who work in the firm
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Definitions Strategy is nothing more than a plan of action created to pursue a goal. More generally it is integrated and coordinated set of commitments and actions designed to exploit organizational resources and gain a competitive advantage Resources are what a firm needs to survive
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Resource Resource is a physical or virtual entity of limited availability that provides a benefit Resources could be consumed or they
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