Ch 4: Staffing in Organizations: HRM Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Staffing in Organizations chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach various personnel considerations from hiring through termination in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Staffing in Organizations chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Hiring and staffing Human resources management, recruitment, internal and external recruiting, promotion, turnover; application review, testing candidates, reference checks
Tuesday Staffing selection and job bidding Unstructured and structured interviews, panel interviews and other methods, internal job posting
Wednesday Absenteeism and turnover Missing work, turnover, increasing retention, telecommuting, raises, flexible schedules
Thursday Termination Compelling reason to terminate, past performance, exit interview, attrition, retirement, involuntary termination, layoffs
Friday Reasons for employees quitting Predetermined condition, no planning, another opportunity

10 Lessons in Chapter 4: Staffing in Organizations: HRM Lesson Plans
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Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing

1. Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing

In this lesson, we will explore the role a manager plays in human resource management, including hiring and staffing. We will also look at the circumstances affecting employment decisions such as promotion, turnover, downsizing, job redesign and termination.

The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees

2. The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees

When a company is hiring, they need to ensure that they hire the right employees. There are several different steps involved in the hiring process. This lesson explains these steps that include application forms, testing, interviewing, reference checks and health exams.

Cover Letter Lesson Plan

3. Cover Letter Lesson Plan

Use this Study.com lesson to teach your students about the what's, why's, and how's of a cover letter. Evaluate examples and have your students make an outline of a cover letter they later create for employment applications.

Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & Cons

4. Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & Cons

Most companies rely on interviewing potential employees as part of the selection process. In this lesson, you'll learn about different types of interviews utilized by companies. We'll also cover some of the major pitfalls in using them.

Division of Labor Lesson Plan

5. Division of Labor Lesson Plan

This lesson plan explores division of labor, and its effects on the agricultural and industrial industry. Students will watch a video, participate in discussion questions, complete an activity and take a quiz.

Job Bidding as a Recruitment Method

6. Job Bidding as a Recruitment Method

Sometimes the best prospects for recruitment can be found already inside the organization. In this lesson, you'll learn about job bidding and how it is used for internal recruitment. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.

Absenteeism and Turnover in the Workplace: Definition & Effects

7. Absenteeism and Turnover in the Workplace: Definition & Effects

Employee absenteeism and turnover can be serious problems for organizations. In this lesson, you'll learn about absenteeism and turnover, their impact and what can be done to reduce their occurrence. A short quiz follows.

Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices

8. Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices

Learn about the several steps involved in the process of terminating an employee, as well as the best practices a manager can use to ensure a fair and legal separation of employment.

Types of Termination: Attrition, Layoffs, Resignation, Retirement & RIF

9. Types of Termination: Attrition, Layoffs, Resignation, Retirement & RIF

An organization's labor force is almost always in flux: sometimes employees need to be replaced and sometimes they don't. In this lesson, you'll learn about the different ways employment can be terminated. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Impulsive, Comparison, Pre-Planned & Conditional Reasons Employees Quit

10. Impulsive, Comparison, Pre-Planned & Conditional Reasons Employees Quit

Employee turnover is a reality of life for human resource management professionals. Sometimes turnover is voluntary; people just quit. In this lesson, you'll learn about different reasons employees quit. A short quiz follows the lesson.

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