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HRIR 3021: Chapter 1

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Definition of HR management
designing management systems to ensure that human talent is used in an effective and efficient way in order to achieve organizational goals.
4 organizational assets according to Ulrich ...
1.) physical, 2.) financial, 3.) intellectual property 4.) human capital
Examples of Core Competencies...
Service: Nordstrom
Productivity: Cargill
Innovation: Apple, Google, 3M
Quality: Apple, Volvo
Cost: Walmart, Costco
Human Capital
overall value of your employees. hard to measure.
core competency definition
something unique that your company specializes in that creates high value and differentiates itself from your competitiors
seven categories of HR Management Functions
1. global: STRATEGIC HR
2. Environmental: EEO
3. cultural/geographical: STAFFING
4. political: TALENT MANAGEMENT
5. legal: TOTAL REWARDS
6. economic: RISK MANAGEMENT AND WORKER PROTECTION
7. technological: EMPLOYEE & LABOR RELATIONS
Strategic HR
-HR effectiveness
-HR metrics
-HR technology
-HR planning
-HR retention
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
-compliance
-diversity
-affirmative action
staffing
-job analysis
-recruiting
-selection
Talent Management
-orientation
-training
-HR development
-career planning
performance management
Total Rewards
-Compensation
-incentives
-benefits
Risk management and worker protection
-health and wellness
-safety
-security
-disaster and discovery planning
employee and labor relations
-employee rights and privacy
-HR politics
-union/management relations
Hofstede's dimension of culture
1. individualism/ group orientation
2. masculinity/ femininity
3. uncertainty avoidance
4. long-term/ short-term orientation
5. inequality of power
approaches to improving organizational productivity
1. Restructuring the organization
- revising organizational culture
-reducing staff
-aiding in mergers and acquisitions
2. Re-Designing work
-changing workloads and combining jobs
-reshaping jobs due to tech changes
3. aligning HR activities
-attracting and retaining employees
-training, developing, and evaluating employees
-compensating employees and other HR activities (pure HR)
4. outsourcing
-using domestic vendors/ contractors instead of employees
outsourcing operations internationally
3 roles of HR management
1. administrative
2. operational activities
3. strategic HR
Administrative HR management
-personnel practices and procedures
-legal compliance issues and paperwork
Operational Actions of HR management
-managing employee relationship issues
-employee advocate
Strategic roles of HR management
-organizational business strategies
-HR strategic planning
-evaluation of HR effectiveness
HR management 5 key competencies
1. strategic contribution
2. business knowledge
3. HR delivery
4. HR technology
5. credibility/ ethics trustworthiness
how are the major roles of HR being transformed?
shift from administrative --> strategic function
examples of challenges facing HR today
-organizational cost pressure and restructuring
-economics and job changes
-workforce demographics and diversity
-workforce demographics and diversity
-legal issues
-legislative initiatives
-regulatory
examples of HR-related ethical misconduct activities....
1. compensation?
2. employee relations/ behavior?
3. Staffing?
4. EEO?
1. compensation --- falsifying time card
2. employee relations/ behavior --- sexual harassment
3. staffing --- hiring someone who isn't qualified, nepotism
4. EEO --- termination based on race, gender, sexual orientation etc.
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