Ch 14: PLACE Business Education: Human Resources Fundamentals

About This Chapter

Get a refresher on human resources basics like employee training, performance appraisals and collective bargaining with this chapter's entertaining video lessons. You'll also find self-assessment quizzes and an end-of-chapter test to help you ace these types of questions on the PLACE Business Education exam.

PLACE Business Education: Human Resources Fundamentals - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to revisit such topics as on-the-job training, mentoring and 360 feedback as you prepare for the PLACE Business Education exam. Lessons cover the following:

  • Organizational training needs
  • Employee training programs
  • Performance appraisals
  • Employee compensation
  • Collective bargaining
  • Human resources controls

Our self-paced course format allows you to spend as much or as little time with these topics as you'd like. Illustrated videos, lesson transcripts and multiple-choice quizzes are just some of the resources at your disposal.

PLACE Business Education: Human Resources Fundamentals Chapter Objectives

Lessons in this chapter are designed to help you review human resources concepts so you'll be able to answer questions on the PLACE Business Education exam. Questions on the topics in this chapter can be found within the business management and communication content domain area. This test is used to gauge your preparedness for a business education teaching license in Colorado.

7 Lessons in Chapter 14: PLACE Business Education: Human Resources Fundamentals
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Assessing Training Needs of an Organization

1. Assessing Training Needs of an Organization

This lesson discusses the process of assessing the training needs of an organization, which begins with looking at what is presently being done there and comparing that to what needs to be done. New training plans can then be put into place, making it possible for managers to solve problems.

Types of Employee Training Programs

2. Types of Employee Training Programs

There are several types of employee training programs. Employees may receive basic literacy training, interpersonal skills training, technical training, problem-solving training and diversity or sensitivity training. Each type of training targets a different facet of an organization's overall culture and performance.

Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation

3. Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation

There are several different types of training methods used to acclimate an employee to a new job or even to a new position within his current organization. In this lesson, we'll discuss several different methods, including on-the-job training, job rotation and job mentoring.

Performance Appraisal and 360 Feedback

4. Performance Appraisal and 360 Feedback

Employee evaluations are a way managers can assess job performance and provide feedback to employees. An employee's performance is measured using various types of evaluation systems, including top-down appraisal, management by objectives (MBO), self-assessment and 360 degree feedback.

Understanding Employee Compensation

5. Understanding Employee Compensation

Compensation is pay for services during the course of employment. This can be direct (or monetary) compensation and indirect (or non-monetary) compensation in the form of benefits provided to the employee.

Function of Collective Bargaining

6. Function of Collective Bargaining

The function of collective bargaining is to negotiate work-related issues. Bargaining or negotiating takes place between the employer and the employees. The employees are represented by a collective bargaining unit.

Human Resource Controls: Appraisals, Discipline, Observations & Training

7. Human Resource Controls: Appraisals, Discipline, Observations & Training

This lesson will explain various human resource controls, including employee appraisals, discipline, observations and types of training as part of the management process.

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