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Ch 9: ORELA Business Education: Human Resource Management Basics

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Use this chapter to familiarize yourself with the basics of human resource management within the business world. Through studying the content of these lessons, you will be more ready to take the ORELA Business Education exam.

ORELA Business Education: Human Resource Management Basics - Chapter Summary

Human resource management is an integral part of any business. This chapter will help you refresh your knowledge of the roles of human resource professionals, as well as other factors surrounding this department. Topics studied in these lessons include:

  • Objectives and structure of a human resources department
  • Ethical issues and factors that impact human resource management
  • Organizational strategy and human resource management

When you're viewing these video lessons, led by our expert instructors, and you wish to skip to a specific subject, you may do so at any point using the timeline feature. You may also read the full transcript that accompanies each lesson to help reinforce the information you've reviewed. After you study each lesson, be sure to take the related self-assessment quiz to determine how well you grasp the content of the lesson.

5 Lessons in Chapter 9: ORELA Business Education: Human Resource Management Basics
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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.

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.

Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance

5. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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