HR Management: Health & Safety

This chapter is all about health and safety in the work environment. In this segment we will discuss the basic facts about the Occupation Safety and Health Act and Administration, discuss how to minimize unsafe acts by employees, talk about how to deal with important occupational health problems, and look at the supervisor’s role in…

HR Management: Ethics & Fairness

This chapter explores issues, policies, and problems related to ethics, fair treatment, discipline and termination of employees. These issues have become more critical in today’s environment. Some of our objectives are: To explain what is meant by ethical behavior at work; discuss important factors that shape ethical behavior; describe specific ways in which HR management…

HR Management: Recruiting Employees

Now that the organization has a good idea of what positions are going to be available and what the supply of candidates looks like, it must now decide the best methods for recruitment. Recruiting is a more complex activity than most managers believe. Recruitment efforts should make sense in terms of the company’s strategic plans.…

HR Management: Compensation & Incentives

Today we will discuss some of the different incentive plans organizations can use for individual employees, sales people, executives and managers, as well as some organization-wide plans. We will not talk about any of the motivation theories discussed in your textbook so be sure to read about them in chapter 12. In order to have…

HR Management: Planning & Forecasting

In this video we will discuss the basic steps in the recruitment process as well as the sources of candidates for organizations both inside and outside the organization. Here you see a picture of the recruitment and selection process. The process begins by determining the positions that have to be filled through personnel planning and…

HR Management: Training & Development

In this section we will define training and its purpose as well as the basic training process. Included within this process is how organizations identify training needs and select, implement, and evaluate training programs. Training is the process of teaching employees the basic skills they need to perform their jobs or for developing additional skills.…