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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the human resources strategy concepts covered in a standard business course. Topics covered include:
- Hiring and staffing activities
- Methods for assessing an organization's training needs
- Types of employee training programs
- Employee performance appraisals
- The employee termination process
- Strategies for solving labor-management conflicts
1. Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing
In this lesson, we will explore the role a manager plays in human resource management, including hiring and staffing. We will also look at the circumstances affecting employment decisions such as promotion, turnover, downsizing, job redesign and termination.
2. Assessing Training Needs of an Organization
This lesson discusses the process of assessing the training needs of an organization, which begins with looking at what is presently being done there and comparing that to what needs to be done. New training plans can then be put into place, making it possible for managers to solve problems.
3. Types of Employee Training Programs
There are several types of employee training programs. Employees may receive basic literacy training, interpersonal skills training, technical training, problem-solving training and diversity or sensitivity training. Each type of training targets a different facet of an organization's overall culture and performance.
4. Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation
There are several different types of training methods used to acclimate an employee to a new job or even to a new position within his current organization. In this lesson, we'll discuss several different methods, including on-the-job training, job rotation and job mentoring.
5. Performance Appraisal and 360 Feedback
Employee evaluations are a way managers can assess job performance and provide feedback to employees. An employee's performance is measured using various types of evaluation systems, including top-down appraisal, management by objectives (MBO), self-assessment and 360 degree feedback.
6. Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices
Learn about the several steps involved in the process of terminating an employee, as well as the best practices a manager can use to ensure a fair and legal separation of employment.
7. Tactics for Resolving Labor-Management Conflicts
Good labor-management relations are a key component to successful business practice. Conflicts can happen and can be destructive. In this lesson, you'll learn about some tactics used for resolving conflicts between labor and management.
8. Team Learning and Senge: Definition & Explanation
Team learning is one of the five disciplines outlined by Peter Senge in his book 'The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization.' In this lesson, you'll learn about team learning, its core concepts, and why it's important.
9. Behavior Contracts for Adults: Template & Examples
Behavior contracts can be used for employees to lay out what is expected in an office and why. This lesson provides an overview on these contracts and includes an example template.
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