Ch 2: Role of HR in Organizational Policies & Procedures

About This Chapter

If you have an interest in information about the role of HR in organizational policies and procedures, this chapter is for you. The resources in this chapter will allow you to learn new information and to review old information that you have previously learned.

Role of HR in Organization Policies & Procedures- Chapter Summary

These lessons will provide you valuable information about the role HR plans in organization policies and procedures. The lessons will cover the following material:

  • HR policies
  • Establishing policies
  • Hiring employees
  • Avoiding business crime
  • Ethical issues in HR
  • Data confidentiality
  • Employee confidentiality
  • Harassment complaint privacy
  • Business data analysis
  • Environment of HR management
  • Cost-benefit analysis

When going through this chapter, you have the chance to read lesson transcripts or view video lessons. Both of these resources are the same, just different ways to learn, tailored to your learning style and preferences. A short quiz follows each of these resources to test you for the retention and mastery of the material. If you struggle with the material, reach out to our instructors, who are happy to answer any questions you might have.

11 Lessons in Chapter 2: Role of HR in Organizational Policies & Procedures
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HR Policies: Legal & Industry Regulations

1. HR Policies: Legal & Industry Regulations

Many different things influence HR policies in organizations. In this lesson, we'll take a look at some of the ways that legal and industry regulations can affect policy.

Establishing & Communicating Human Resource Policies

2. Establishing & Communicating Human Resource Policies

Employment-related policies and procedures can vary drastically from company to company, and establishing a clear set of policies can be critical to everyone's success. This lesson reviews the process of developing and communicating human resources policies, and the importance of doing so.

Hiring Employees: Federal & State Laws on Documentation

3. Hiring Employees: Federal & State Laws on Documentation

Form I-9, Form W4, additional tax withholding paperwork... there are many required forms for a new hire to complete when they start work. This lesson reviews the mandatory documentation that a job candidate must complete in order to be legally employed.

Deterring Business Crime: RICO, False Claims Act, & Sarbanes-Oxley Act

4. Deterring Business Crime: RICO, False Claims Act, & Sarbanes-Oxley Act

There are three acts that deter corporations from committing crimes that affect customers, shareholders and employees: RICO Act, False Claims Act and Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Each act protects against various crimes, but all of the acts hold businesses accountable for their actions.

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.

Organizational Data Confidentiality: Importance & Rules

6. Organizational Data Confidentiality: Importance & Rules

Learn about the importance of organizational data confidentiality and the rules that apply to data in the workplace, including employee records, company data, and individual data.

Understanding Employee Confidentiality & Privacy Rules

7. Understanding Employee Confidentiality & Privacy Rules

In this lesson, we will look at general employee confidentiality and privacy rules, as well as federal guidelines and laws that apply to confidentiality and privacy in the workplace.

Ensuring Privacy in the Harassment Complaint Process

8. Ensuring Privacy in the Harassment Complaint Process

One of the most important requirements of a sexual harassment policy is a confidential complaint process. In this lesson, you'll learn why privacy is important and how to help accomplish it. A short quiz follows.

Analyzing Business Data: Tools & Methods

9. Analyzing Business Data: Tools & Methods

In this modern world of Big Data, analysis is the key for businesses to keep a competitive edge. This lesson will discuss tools and methods used to analyze business data.

Role of HR Managers in Strategic Vendor Selection

10. Role of HR Managers in Strategic Vendor Selection

In this lesson, we'll define vendor. Then we'll explore the benefits of partnering with a vendor and the steps human resource managers should use in the vendor selection process.

Understanding & Using Cost-Benefit Analysis

11. Understanding & Using Cost-Benefit Analysis

This lesson will introduce the concepts, advantages, and disadvantages of cost-benefit analysis. Although the cost-benefit analysis is an excellent tool, we shall see that not all costs and benefits can easily be assigned monetary values.

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