There are four major sources of external influence on HR and staffing planning, namely,
economic conditions, labor markets, technology, and labor unions. Specific examples of
these influences are presented in the above slide.
The basic elements of vi
1. During the middle stages, each side makes decisions regarding priorities, theirs
and the other parties'.
2. In the final stage, momentum may build toward settlement or pressure may build as
an impasse becomes more apparent. May involve interaction
If the review of advantages and disadvantages of flexible workers confirms the
strategic choice to use them in staffing, plans must be developed for the
organization units and jobs in which they will be used, and for how they will be
Advantages: the key advantages of a core workforce are stability, continuity, and
predictability. The organization can depend on its core workforce and build strategic
plans based on it. Several other advantages also accrue to the organization from u
The four stages of action planning translate directly into a general staffing planning
Staffing objectives: are derived from identified gaps between requirements and
availabilities. Thus, they involve objectives responding to both shortages
Manager Judgment: individual managers may use their judgment to make
availability forecasts for their work units. This is especially appropriate for
smaller organizations or in ones that lack centralized workforce internal mobility
data and statistic
It ignores vacancies that exist at the time of the count. Since most of such
vacancies are probably so-called authorized ones, derived from previous HRP,
they are better if added into any head count tallies for the current workforce.
Roles and Respo
Collective Bargaining and Labor relations.
Example: Between 1978 and 1982, Ford lost 47 percent of sales. Today, Ford
uses onehalf as many workers to make a car as they did during that period. A
major factor in Ford's increased productivity has been
New LaborManagement Strategies
There are signs of a transformation from an adversarial approach to a less
adversarial and more constructive approach to unionmanagement relations.
The transformation includes increasing worker involvement and par
ImpasseResolution Procedures: Alternatives to Strikes
Mediation is provided by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. While a
mediator has no formal authority to force a solution, he or she acts as a facilitator
for the parties, trying
Phillip G. Sapp (first)
Professional Day Assignment
This was the first professional day that I have ever attended unfortunately. I went to two different
events, Auditing for Accounting majors and a Finance seminar about using the Bloomber