Meeting Present and Emerging
Strategic Human Resources Challenges
Human Resource Management
-the policies, practices, and systems that influence
employees behavior, attitudes, and performance.
The overall purpose of the HRM function is to enable
Training Human Resources
-a process of adaptation where individuals attempt to
learn the values and norms of work roles.
1. Anticipation Stage (prearrival)
-acknowledges that success in the organization
depends upon extent to which
Human Resource Planning and Retention
Assessing the External Workforce
*Tax benefits for job training expenses
*Net migration into/out of an area
*Compensation of competitors
*Changing workforce fact
Understanding Equal Opportunity
and the Legal Environment
The US Constitution sets for the foundation for HRM-related decisions (a citizens rights).
14th Amendment (the equal protection clause)
-all individuals are entitled to equal protection u
Objectives of Compensation
-equitable to both employee and employer
*motivated employee - high performance
7 Criteria for Compensation Policy Effectiveness
1. Adequate payminimal govt., union should be met.
2. Equitable fa
Purposes of Pay-for-Performance
1. Increase Efficiency - increase shareholder wealth by increasing productivity and decreasing
the costs per unity of output.
2. Increase service - improve the quality of services and goods.
Strategic HR Management and Planning
A strategic perspective of HR involves viewing employees as human assets or capital. If one
considers employees as capital, then it provides the basis for HR to be viewed as an INVESTMENT
Risk Management and Worker Protection:
Managing Workplace Safety and Health
Indirect costs of an Accident:
1. cost of wages paid for time lost
2. cost of damage to material or equipment
3. cost of overtime by others required by the accident
Workers, Jobs, and Job Analysis
A recent survey of Human Resource managers of Fortune 100 companies found the top 5 reasons for engaging in
managing diversity to be:
Better utilization of talent
Performance Management and Appraisal
Things that get rewarded get done.
Principal Goals of Performance Management
1. Strategic Purpose
-first and foremost, a performance management system should link employee activities with the