Human Resource Activities of
Standard Chartered Bank
Dr. Elaine Lau
Human Resource Management
Fahad Ibn Musa
Date of Submission: 28th April, 2016
Table of Contents
Compensation: An Overview
This chapter discusses the potential impact of pay on employees as well as determination
of pay level, pay structure, and individual pay. The discussion begins by stating the
objectives of compensation
Job Analysis and Design
Job analysis and design is often referred to as the cornerstone of HRM, and it has become
increasingly important for legal questions related to promotion and discrimination.
This chapter emphasizes the ma
Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
This chapter focuses on labor unions, labor relations, and the techniques used in collective
The history of the U.S. labor movement is presentedwhy and how it developed and
1) What is a labor union? Define the term labor relations
Labor union is an organization of employees that uses collective action to advance its
members interests in regard to wages and working conditions.
Labor relations is a continuous re
1) What is the difference between direct and indirect financial compensation?
Direct financial compensation consists of the pay an employee receives in the
form of wages, salaries, bonuses, or commissions.
Indirect financial compensation, o
1) Explain why in the face of ever-increasing cost, employers are still offering
their employees health care benefits.
Because studies indicate that employees prefer health insurance over most
other benefits and employers want to keep the o
1. Why is it important to conduct a job analysis on key jobs within the organization?
It is important to conduct a job analysis on key jobs within the organization because it
plays an important role to create job description and job specific
1. What is human resource planning? How does it relate to other human resource
Human resource planning is both a process and a set of plans. It is how
organizations assess the future supply of, and demand for, human re
1. What guidelines should be followed to make sure that recruitment
advertising does not violate equal employment laws?
Following guidelines can be followed to make sure that recruitment advertising does
not violate equal employment laws:
1. For approximately 80 percent of employers, complying with ADA requirements
to make reasonable accommodation costs $500 or less. What types of changes
would fall into this category?
Answer: Restructuring jobs and modifying work schedules c
1. Why is the HR department playing a more significant role in organizational strategic
planning processes today than it did 20 years ago?
Answer: In the 1960s HR departments of an organization were known as more like a unit for
Training and development
Employee training and development is a broad term covering multiple kinds of employee
learning. Training is a program that helps employees learn specific knowledge or skills to
improve performance in their current roles. Developme
Administering Benefits and Services
This chapter describes the benefits and services offered as part of the rewards that
reinforce loyal service to the employer. Mandated and voluntary benefits, some critical