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Ch 11: MTEL Business: Overview of Human Resource Management

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Let us help you review your understanding of the roles and responsibilities of human resource management. These lessons and quizzes will help you prepare to take the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Business exam.

MTEL Business: Overview of Human Resource Management - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to review definitions, structures and processes related to human resource management. Examples are used to help you further develop an understanding of the topics discussed in the videos. After a successful viewing of these lessons, you should have a firm grasp of the following concepts to help you answer these types of questions on the MTEL Business exam:

  • Defining the objectives and responsibilities of human resource management
  • Explaining the functions of a human resource department
  • Identifying external influences on human resource management
  • Detailing types of corporate cultures and types of organizational groups
  • Discussing strategic human resource management
  • Exploring ethics in human resource management
  • Listing reasons for conflict within groups
  • Relating ways in which to build morale in the workplace

Instructors present the material in an easy and straightforward manner, making it fun to use these lessons. The quizzes provide you with the opportunity to gauge your understanding of the topics covered in the lessons, using the same multiple-choice format that is used on the actual MTEL Business exam.

9 Lessons in Chapter 11: MTEL Business: Overview of Human Resource Management
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Human Resource Management: Definition, Objectives & Responsibilities

1. Human Resource Management: Definition, Objectives & Responsibilities

Human resource management is an essential function of both private and public sector organizations. In this lesson, you'll learn what human resource management is, as well as its objectives and responsibilities in an organization.

The Internal Structure of an HR Department

2. The Internal Structure of an HR Department

Human resource management serves a vitally important function in most organizations. In this lesson, you'll learn how an organization may structure its human resource management functions within the organization.

External Factors Impacting HRM

3. External Factors Impacting HRM

Businesses don't operate in a bubble and neither does human resource management. In this lesson, you'll learn about some important external factors that impact human resource management. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Corporate Culture: Definition, Types & Example

4. Corporate Culture: Definition, Types & Example

Corporate culture plays a large role in how a company behaves and interacts with the world around it. In this lesson, you'll learn about different corporate cultures. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz.

Aligning HRM and Organizational Strategy

5. 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.

Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance

6. 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.

Groups in Organizations: Formation & Types

7. Groups in Organizations: Formation & Types

There are many different types of groups, likely more than you may be aware of. In this lesson, we will explore the various types of groups and how they are defined. We will also look at how or why they form, as this will give us a better understanding of their focus and design.

Team Conflict and the Work Process

8. Team Conflict and the Work Process

Conflict is inevitable in groups, which is why managers must understand it. In this lesson you will learn about the reasons why teams may encounter conflict while working together.

Building Morale in the Workplace: Activities & Exercises

9. Building Morale in the Workplace: Activities & Exercises

There are many ways to build morale in the workplace. There are little and big things an organization can do to keep morale high. Read on to find out more on how you can incorporate these ideas into your organization.

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