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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTA01H3
Professor
Genevieve Dewar
Semester
Fall

Description
Ch 8 Managing Human ResourcesFoundations of Human Resource Managemento Human resource management activities devoted to building and maintaining an effective workforce oBecoming increasingly importanto Poor planning results in inefficiency Eg hiring followed by layoffs employees must be attracted kept and motivatedHuman Resource planningJob AnalysisJob description list of duties and working conditionsJob specifications list of credentials needed for the jobForecasting demand and supply of labourForecasting internal supply number and type of employees needed in the futureReplacement charts lists important positions who occupies it expected time of occupation and potential replacementsSkills inventories catalogue of employees listing skills experience education etc To quickly locate qualified employees Forecasting external supply number available for hiringMatching HR Supply and Demand if shortfall is predicted new employees can be hired or present ones retained Temporary employees add to flexibility and allow organization to adaptStaffing The Organization Recruiting to attract qualified applicants o Internal recruiting present employees are candidates promotion o External recruiting attracting outsiders Job fairs allow facetoface interaction InternshipsSelecting Human ResourcesValidation The predictive value of information gathered through candidate screening Candidates are screened througho Application Forms Job related demographic data should not contain unrelated questions sources for discrimination Good for preinterview familiarization o Tests knowledge relevant to the job or general intelligence test Tests should be validated frequently o All scoring and administration must be consistent o Interviews sometimes poor predictor of jobs success due to biasesStructured interviews for lowerlevel positions ensure consistency Interviews for higherlevel positions are tailored more to candidates own experienceCurveball questions asked to see how well candidates think on feet
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