Zusammenfassung VU OB
A person’s relationship to the environment
Focus on responsibility
Leadership Role of HRM
HR is responsible for designing and administering an organization’s benefit program.
A benefit program should:
Be suited to the organizational culture
Reflect the values of the organization
Demonstrate economic feasibility
Be sustainable in the long term
Benefits will likely improve employees’ psychological well-being and therefore increase
Leadership Role of HR: Employment Policies
Drafting and enforcing employment policies.
Employment policies that are informed by current laws but go beyond minimum
requirements will help define a positive organizational culture and set high standards for
Policies differ from benefits in that they provide guidelines for behavior, not just the
Any policy must have enforcement to be effective.
Leadership Role of HR: Work-Life Balance
Managing work-life conflicts
Gaines momentum in the 1980s as a result of the increased entry of women in the
Keeping workloads reasonable, reducing work-related travel, and offering on-site quality
childcare are examples of practices that can help manage work-life conflicts.
Different people prefer different solutions!
Leadership Role of HR: Mediations, Terminations and Layoffs
Human Resource departments often take center stage when unpleasant events such
as disputes, substandard performance and downsizing occur.
Employees need to be able to trust their human resource professionals to maintain
appropriate confidentiality and a balanced perspective.
Managers need to be able to trust HR, too, to know the laws and represent the