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Human Resource Management & Employee Recruitment - Chapter Summary
One of the largest parts of running an organization includes hiring and managing staff members. In this chapter, you will discover the function of human resource management, and you will also get a more in-depth look at the employee recruitment process. In each of the short lessons within this chapter, you can gain further insight into the methodologies used by human resource management personnel, and you will learn the appropriate terminology to understand these business concepts. Most of the lessons we offer can each be completed within 5-10 minutes, so you can easily get through this entire chapter in less time than you may have anticipated. When you do finish the chapter, you will be prepared to do the following:
- Summarize the responsibilities and objectives of human resource management
- Critique how an organizational strategy should align with HRM
- Generalize the various aspects of typical compensation systems
- Show the importance of ethical issues in HR
- Determine the human resource management methods for staffing and hiring
- Differentiate between the common staffing selection methodologies
- Establish the significance of position descriptions, job descriptions, and job specifications
- Outline the different methods used for training employees
- Name and describe the four typical methods of job evaluations
1. Aligning HRM and Organizational Strategy
Successful businesses have a strategic vision and know how to implement it. In this lesson, you'll learn how human resource management (HRM) can align its organizational functions with the overall strategy of its organization.
2. Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance
Unethical behavior from a business can create problems with regulators and have adverse effects on a company's bottom line. In this lesson, you'll learn about ethical issues relevant to HR and the importance of ethical organizational behavior.
3. The Importance of Job Specifications, Job Descriptions, and Position Descriptions
Job design is one of the key responsibilities of human resource management professionals. In this lesson, you'll learn about job specifications, job descriptions, and position descriptions, and why they are important to human resource management.
4. Four Methods of Job Evaluation: Ranking, Classification, Point & Factor Comparison
Are some jobs in an organization more valuable than others? In this lesson, we'll learn about job evaluation and how human resource management professionals can use job evaluation methods to help determine the value of jobs in their organizations.
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Other chapters within the Human Resource Management: Help and Review course
- Overview of HRM Field: Help and Review
- Organizational Theories & Human Resources: Help and Review
- Job Analysis and Design: Help and Review
- Staffing in Organizations: Help and Review
- Training and Development in Organizations: Help and Review
- Performance Appraisals: Help and Review
- Employee Compensation Issues: Help and Review
- Employment Law & Employee Rights: Help and Review
- Labor Relations: Help and Review
- International Human Resource Management: Help and Review
- Current Issues and Trends in HRM: Help and Review