Ch 10: Managing a Payroll Department

About This Chapter

Improve or refresh your knowledge of ways to manage a payroll department using the fun lessons and mini quizzes in this chapter. These study resources ensure you have the knowledge needed to take and excel on an upcoming test.

Managing a Payroll Department - Chapter Summary

Understanding the basics of managing a payroll department is simple with help from this chapter's engaging lessons. Our instructors provide in-depth analyses of topics like managerial communication, project management and payroll software. The lessons are fun and easy to follow. Finish them at your leisure to ensure you're able to do the following:

  • List the pros and cons of common staffing selection methods
  • Explain how to empower employees to improve employee performance
  • Identify and describe core competencies for payroll employees
  • Define management skills and managerial communication
  • Share examples of customer service goals and project management
  • Detail how to select and use payroll software
  • Describe types of disaster recovery plans for payroll
  • Discuss how to implement a payroll software system

Get started by selecting any lessons in this chapter you feel will help you grasp the basics of managing a payroll department. If you have questions while studying these lessons, don't hesitate to submit them to our subject-matter experts. Quizzes accompanying the lessons make it easy to check your comprehension of the concepts they cover. To ensure you understand this subject before the day of your test, be sure to take our practice chapter exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: Managing a Payroll Department
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & Cons

1. Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & Cons

Most companies rely on interviewing potential employees as part of the selection process. In this lesson, you'll learn about different types of interviews utilized by companies. We'll also cover some of the major pitfalls in using them.

How to Empower Employees & Improve Employee Performance

2. How to Empower Employees & Improve Employee Performance

Empowered employees have the potential to reach high levels of productivity because they feel in control of their jobs. This lesson will describe how a manager can empower an employee to motivate employee performance.

Management Skills: Definition & Examples

3. Management Skills: Definition & Examples

Managers are a critical part of a business's success. A good manager leads others and has the skills and ability to run a business well. Today we will go over the meaning of management skills as well as review some examples.

Managerial Communication

4. Managerial Communication

This lesson discusses the role of communication for management by detailing the various functions it facilitates. Why do managers need to be able to communicate well? What are the challenges in that process?

What are Customer Service Goals? - Definition & Examples

5. What are Customer Service Goals? - Definition & Examples

Customer service is the most crucial aspect of any business, company, or employer. In this lesson, you will learn what customer service goals are, how they are formed, measured, and why they are so important.

What is Project Management? - Definition & Examples

6. What is Project Management? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn about the definition of project management. An example of project management will be used to give a general understanding of the topic.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
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