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Overview of HRM Field - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Finding the right person for the job is a process, and HRM is responsible for performing that task. In this chapter, you will gain a deeper understanding of the roles and responsibilities of HR, and you will learn how various factors can influence management. This chapter is designed to teach you:
- The function of HRM in the workplace
- How HRM came about
- Factors that impact HRM
- Roles of HRM
- Ethical issues in HRM
|Human Resource Management||Look at objectives and responsibilities in human resource management.|
|History of HRM: Craft system, human relations movement||Learn how human resources management came about.|
|Fitting HR into the Organization||Understand how human resource management is structurally integrated within organizations.|
|External Factors Impacting HRM||Explore outside influences on human resource management.|
|Aligning HRM and Organizational Strategy||Look at how organizations incorporate HRM strategies into the business structure.|
|HRM vs. Personnel Management||Look at the differences between the two types of management.|
|Generational Values in the Workplace: Differences and Dominant Values||Explore how a person's generation affiliation can affect his/her viewpoint.|
|Major Job Attitudes: Satisfaction, Commitment, Engagement & More||Learn how a person's attitude toward his/her job is a dynamic force that impacts the work environment.|
|Ethical Issues in HR||Identify some ethical issues that exist in human resource management and understand how they impact the field.|
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.
2. History of HRM: Craft System & Human Relations Movement
Human resource management can trace its historical roots back to pre-industrial society. In this lesson, we'll explore the history of human resource management from before the Industrial Revolution up to the human relations movement.
3. What Is Human Capital? - Importance to An Organization
All organizations require human capital to function and accomplish their goals. In this lesson, you'll learn what human capital is, its importance and the role that human resource management plays in it. A short quiz follows.
4. 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.
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.
6. 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.
7. Human Resource Management vs. Personnel Management
Is there a difference between human resource management and personnel management? Some say there is, and some say there's not. In this lesson, we'll explore what these terms mean and present the case that there is a difference.
8. Generational Values in the Workplace: Differences and Dominant Values
Every generation makes its mark on the world, and every generation is influenced by the world they grow up in. In this lesson, we will look at the different generations and compare and contrast worldviews and values in the workplace.
9. Major Job Attitudes: Satisfaction, Commitment, Engagement & More
Each person has a different level of attitude about their job and that attitude can be rated, if you will, by how involved the individual is in his or her job. In this lesson, we will look at job attitudes as they relate to job satisfaction, commitment, engagement, and more.
10. 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.
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Other chapters within the Business 106: Human Resource Management course
- Organizational Theories & Human Resources
- Job Analysis and Design
- Staffing in Organizations
- Training and Development in Organizations
- Performance Appraisals
- Employee Compensation Issues
- Employment Law & Employee Rights
- Labor Relations
- International Human Resource Management
- Current Issues and Trends in HRM
- Studying for Business 106