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Human resource management and productivity

Nicholas Bloom

Human resource management and productivity

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNicholas Bloom, John Van Reenen
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 16019, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 16019.
ContributionsVan Reenen, John, National Bureau of Economic Research
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24458649M
LC Control Number2010655908

Some universities offer programs of study for human resources and related fields. History[ edit ] Antecedent theoretical developments[ edit ] The Human Resources field began to take shape in 18th century Europe. Weekly holiday It is an employee right to have at least one holiday in a week in the factory or shops and establishments according to The Factories Act and shops and establishments act of the concerned state Salary or wages According to Minimum Wages Act, it is an employee right to claim for salary or wage for the work done to his employer. Any deductions from the salary or wage of an employee should be made according to the employment laws only.

As new technologies are developed, employees may be able to implement innovative ways of working such as flextime. The Family and Medical Leave Act gives eligible employees up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave for family and medical reasons. HR staff members are partially responsible for ensuring that the organization has an overall mission, vision, and values that are shared and provide an overarching reason for employees to want to work for their organization. HR is generally viewed as a support function to the business, helping to minimize costs and reduce risk. In other words, the strategic plan may include long-term goals, while the HR plan may include short-term objectives that are tied to the overall strategic plan.

If the market is "tight" i. Execution level Recruiter Hiring manager who is responsible filling vacancies by finding right candidates and finally placing them in the job. Once this occurs, HR can determine how best to meet the needs of the organization within these five main areas. Companies now understand that the human side of the business is the most important asset in any business especially in this global economyand therefore HR has much more importance than it did twenty years ago.


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Human resource management and productivity book

Managers need to develop their interpersonal skills to be effective. Employee compensation is a key factor in primary motivating factor to attract talented and retain them in the organisation for a long period of time.

At the other extreme, you train and develop employees to meet the firm's needs. Recruiting prospective employees and selecting the best ones from them is one of the primary functions of human resource management. Organizations oftentimes do not have the money or the inclination to research software and find budget-friendly options for implementation.

In general, heavily unionized nations such as France and Germany have adopted and encouraged such approaches. Human resource management involves seven main areas: 1 staffing, 2 workplace policies, 3 benefits and compensation, 4 retention, 5 training, 6 employment laws, and 7 employee protection.

Personnel Management Human resource strategy is an elaborate and systematic plan of action developed by a human resource department.

4 Cases and Problems

Medical officer who is qualified doctor responsible for first aid, health care and certification of fitness of employees for working or granting leaves. That same organization, however, can create a new product, for example, which might again put the organization in the growth phase.

Compensation in case of accidents, injuries and death of an employee According to the Workmen's Compensation act it is an employee right to claim compensation in case of accidents or injuries occurred during the course of employment especially when worker was not under the influence of alcohol.

Maintaining the group morale by way of fair treatment among employees, being ethical and generous towards employees, management being loyal to its employees and giving priority to employee concerns.

Human Resources (HR)

Effective human resource management matches and develops the abilities of job candidates and employees with the needs of the firm. A responsive personnel system will assist you in this process and is a key ingredient for growth.

The act also ensures that there will be no discrimination against recruitment of woman and provides for the setting up of a advisory committee to promote employment opportunities for women. It is worthwhile to sit down with company executives, management, and supervisors to make sure you have a good understanding of the company mission and values.

The very purpose of HR metrics is to indicate current position and performance of the organisation.

1 Strategic Planning

Supervision level HR Director belongs to top-level management, responsible for the administration of all human resource activities and policies. The fast-changing nature of technology is also a challenge in HRM. For example, in IKEA, HR shifted its focus on values and cultural fit rather than skills and experience in recruiting employees.Human Resource Management is the process of recruiting, selecting, inducting employees, providing orientation, imparting training and development, appraising the performance of employees, deciding compensation and providing benefits, motivating employees, maintaining proper relations with employees and their trade unions, ensuring employees safety, welfare and healthy measures in compliance.

Human Resource Management as a field of study is presently passing through a transformational stage. Therefore, this book tends to equip students with rich and current.

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