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…

Otto Lin: The significance of management styles

jbjb The XX is there are two types of management style. One is that people are bad, people are lazy, people are not motivated. You have to lead your people through regulation, through force, sometimes sticks, sometimes carrots, that kind of thing. The organization is important to achieve company objectives. Without that, you cannot survive.…

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…

What is Human Resource Strategy?

Human Resource Strategy identifies and manages current and future needs to achieve organizational goals. Strategy depends on great human resource planning, identifying current and future needs. There are three core elements to an HR plan. Strategy is an extension of mission, a bridge between the organization and its environment. Goals are a statement of desired…

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.…

What If You Never Got Out Of Bed

Forty-three percent of Americans say they’re too tired to function. So, odds are, you’re pretty exhausted. Some mornings, you might even fantasize about staying in bed…forever. Hey, look, your wish came true! You’ve got food, a bedpan, and an endless stream of podcasts to binge. Everything you need to never move again. But it won’t…

This Incredible Creature Can Regenerate Its Brain, Heart, And Limbs

The story begins with an Aztec god of death and lightning, the Xolotl. As legends have it, he was a monstrous dog that guarded the Sun God and ushered souls into the underworld every night. One day, as the gods began sacrificing each other for the newly created Sun. Xolotl, master transformer, managed to escape…