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Human Resource Management (Available Titles Coursemate)

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Week 1: Introduction to Human Resource Management Introduction: This week introduces you to the changing nature of human resource management and the role of strategic HR management in organizational strategies. You will discover that the major roles of HR management are being transformed to include more than simply hiring employees and paying them. Consider the value of human capital to the success of an organization. Now think of the responsibility that HR has in ensuring that organizations have the right individuals in the right positions at the right times. Also this week, you will become familiarized with the nature of the relationship between the organization and the individual. Employee job satisfaction, loyalty, and commitment all depend on this relationship. Recall a time when you experienced dissatisfaction with a job and how motivated you were to perform well. Now contemplate how HR can work to strengthen the relationship between the organization and the individual to improve performance, motivation, and retention. Learning Outcomes By the end of this week, you will be able to: Define HR management and describe the seven categories of HR activities Define HR planning and outline the HR planning process Identify factors to be considered in forecasting the supply and demand for human resources in an organization Discuss how motivation is linked to individual performance Outline the retention management process and how to measure and assess turnover
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