COMM 203 01/27/2016
What is Workforce Planning?
Do we have enough people to meet our production demands?
o The HR professional attempts to determine the supply of and demand for various
types of human resources
o Primary goal to predict
Units and individuals must cooperate to create outputs
o Ideally, the structure brings together people to collaborate and efficiently produce
- Centralized structure
o Authority is concentrated at the top of the organization
Key Staffing Issues
- Job analysis will tell us what were looking for
- What is the purpose?
- Who is the audience?
- What are its elements?
- What damages it?
- Direct applicants
o People who apply for a vacancy without