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Unformatted text preview: WHAT IS HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMET AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? What Is Human Resource Management? Stanf o rd 's R es t a uran t i s a n org a nization . A n o rg a ni za t i on c o nsi s ts of p eo pl e w i t h f or m a l l y a ssi g n e d r o l es w h o work to ge th e r t o a c hi eve th e o r g a n iza ti o n 's goa l s . A m an a ger i s th e p e rs o n r es ponsible for a c comp li s hin g th e org a nization ' s goa l s, a nd who doe s s o b y man ag in g th e efforts of the o rg a niz a tion 's p e o p l e . Most ex p e rt s ag r ee th at m anaging in vo lv es fiv e f un c ti o n s : pl a nnin g, o r ga nizing, staff i ng , l e adin g, a nd c ontro l l ing. I n tot a l , th ese fun c t i on s r e pr ese nt th e managem e n t p rocess . S o m e of t h e sp ec i f i c ac t i v i t i e s i nvo l v e d i n eac h fun c ti o n i n c lu d e : Pl a n ni n g . Est a b li s hin g g oa l s and standards ; d e v e l op in g r ul e s and p r o ce dur es; d e v e lop i n g p l an s a nd for ec asting. O rg a niz in g . G i v in g eac h s ub o rdin a t e a s p ec i f i c t as k ; e st a bli s h i n g d e p a rtm e nt s; del ega tin g auth o rit y t o s ubordinat es; es t a b l i s hin g ch a nn e l s o f a uth o r it y a nd commun i ca tion ; c oordinating subordinat e s ' work. S taffi n g , Determining what type of people you should hire; recruiting prospective employees; selecting employees; training and developing employees; setting performance standards; evaluating performance; counseling employees; compensating employees. Lea d i n g . G e tting o th e r s to g e t th e job don e; m a int a inin g mor a l e; m o tiv a tin g subordin a t es . C ontr oll in g . S e ttin g s t a ndard s su c h as sa l es quot as, qu a lit y s t a nd a rd s , o r p ro du c t i on l eve l s ; c h ec k i ng to s e e how ac tu a l p e rf o rm a n ce c ompar es with th ese sta nd a rds ; takin g c orr e ctive action , a s n ee d e d. I n t h is book , w e a r e going to focu s on on e of th e s e fun c tio n s-th e s t a ffin g, p er son n e l manag e me n t , or human r e sour ce mana ge m e n t ( HR . i v l . ) Ju n c t i o n . Hum a n res our ce management i s t h e proc e ss of acq ui r in g , tr a i nin g , a ppra i si n g , a n d comp e n sa tin g e mp l oyees , a n d of at t end in g to t h eir l abor re l a ti o n s , h e a l th an d saf e t y, a nd fairn ess co n cer n s. T h e to pi cs w e' ll di sc u ss s h o u l d th e refore p rovid e y ou w i th th e co n ce pt s a n d t ec hniqu es yo u n ee d t o p e rf o rm t h e " p eo p l e" o r p e r so n n e l a s p ec t s of yo ur m anage m e nt j o b. Th ese i n c l ud e: C o nduc t ing j o b ana l yse s (d e t e rmin i ng th e n a tur e o f eac h e mp l oyee's j o b ) Pl anning l a b or nee d s a nd T ecr u i t in g job c and i d a t es S e l ec t ing j ob c andid a t e O rien t ing and tr aining ne...
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