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Ch 18: OAE: Human Resources Management

About This Chapter

This chapter includes human resources management lessons designed to get you ready for the OAE Marketing exam. Use them to study human resources planning, department structure, organizational change and more.

OAE: Human Resources Management - Chapter Summary

Watch this chapter's entertaining videos or read the transcripts to review human resources management principles that you may encounter on the OAE Marketing exam. You can also take short multiple-choice quizzes to test your understanding of topics including:

  • Human resources management
  • Human resources laws and regulations
  • Internal human resources department structure
  • Strategic human resources management
  • External factors affecting human resources management
  • Organizational culture and change
  • Organizational development
  • Employee behaviors and attitudes
  • Barriers to organizational change

Take on as many of these human resources management topics at a time as you'd like. Our self-paced course format lets you stop, start or resume your studies when it's convenient for you.

OAE: Human Resources Management Objectives

In Ohio, passing scores on the OAE Marketing exam are among the requirements for licensure as a career and technical education teacher in this subject area. The Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship content domain area of the test includes questions related to the lessons in this chapter; around 28% of the test's 100 multiple-choice questions are in this section.

Lessons in this chapter can get you ready for business questions covering the effects of organizational change on employees as well as the methods used to overcome barriers to change and manage negative behavioral reactions. We'll also help you prepare for questions on human resources department functions, programs and procedures.

9 Lessons in Chapter 18: OAE: Human Resources 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.

Human Resource Management (HRM): Laws & Regulations

2. Human Resource Management (HRM): Laws & Regulations

Learn about several laws, regulations, policies and governing entities that human resource management (HRM) must comply with, like the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment and affirmative action.

The Internal Structure of an HR Department

3. 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.

Aligning HRM and Organizational Strategy

4. 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.

External Factors Impacting HRM

5. 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.

Organizational Culture and Change

6. Organizational Culture and Change

Organizational change involving altering processes and systems within a company often affects the existing group norms, beliefs and values. This makes change a challenge for managers. There are tactics managers can use to institute change in a positive and welcoming way.

What Is Organizational Development? - Executing Organizational Change

7. What Is Organizational Development? - Executing Organizational Change

Organizational development is the process of helping organizations improve through change in policies, power, leadership, control or job redesign. This lesson explores organizational climate, organizational culture and organizational strategy, the three main sections of organizational development theory.

Employee Behavior & Attitudes During Organizational Change

8. Employee Behavior & Attitudes During Organizational Change

Change can be difficult for organizations. The fear of the unknown, fear of loss, fear of failure, disruption of relationships, certain personalities and internal politics are the main reasons for rejecting change. In order to manage change, the company needs to offer communication, support and participation.

Overcoming Barriers to Change in Organizations

9. Overcoming Barriers to Change in Organizations

Overcoming barriers to change in an organization can be difficult. There are some basic strategies that can help improve the acceptance of major changes within a company.

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