Presentation on theme: "The Strategic Role of Human Resource Management"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Strategic Role of Human Resource Management Chapter 1HRM (Gary Dessler)The Strategic Role of Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Management (HRM) Human Resource Management is the process of acquiring, training, appraising, & compensating employees, & attending to their labor relation, health, safety,& fairness concerns.
2 Chapter 1HRM (Gary Dessler)Management Process The five basic functions of Management are usually identified as: Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Leading and Controlling. PODSCORB—Planning, Organizing, Directing, Staffing, Coordinating, Reporting, Budgeting
3 Chapter 1HRM (Gary Dessler)Functions of the HR Department: or the Human Resource Management (HRM):Conducting job analysis (determining the nature of each employee’s job)Planning labor needs and recruiting job candidatesSelecting job candidatesOrientation and training new employeesManaging wages and salaries (compensating employees)Providing incentives and benefitsAppraising performanceCommunicating (interviewing, counseling, disciplining)Training and developing managersBuilding employee commitment
4 Personnel Mistakes OR Why Is HR Management Important to All Managers? Chapter 1HRM (Gary Dessler)Personnel Mistakes OR Why Is HR Management Important to All Managers?Hire the wrong person for the jobExperience high turnoverFind your people not doing their bestWaste time with useless interviewsHave your company taken to court because of discriminatory actionsHave some employees think their salaries are unfair and inequitable relative to others in the organizationAllow lack of training to undermine your department’s effectivenessCommit any unfair labor practices
5 Chapter 1HRM (Gary Dessler)Basic HR ConceptsLine and Staff Aspects of HRM Line Manager: A manager who is authorized to direct the work of subordinates and responsible for accomplishing the organization’s goals. Not located in a Corp. office; works in the “field”; direct bottom line. Staff Manager: A manager who assists and advise line managers. In the Corp/ Regional office. (Market, HR, Legal, Fin/ Accounting etc)
6 Chapter 1HRM (Gary Dessler)Line Managers’ HRM Responsibilities 1. Placing the right person on the right job 2. Starting new employees in the organization (orientation) 3. Training employees for jobs that are new to them 4. Improving the job performance of each person 5. Gaining creative cooperation and developing smooth working relationship 6. Interpreting the company’s policies and procedures 7. Controlling corporate & labor costs 8. Developing the abilities of each person 9. Creating and maintaining department morale 10. Protecting employee’s health and physical condition
7 Functions of the HR Manager Chapter 1HRM (Gary Dessler)Functions of the HR ManagerA line functionThe HR manager directs the activities of the people in his or her own department and in related service areas.A coordinative functionHR managers also coordinate personnel activities, a duty often referred to as functional control.Staff (assist and advise) functionsAssisting and advising line managers is the heart of the HR manager’s job.The HR manager can be the most important person in the company
8 HR and Authority Authority Implied authority Line authority Chapter 1HRM (Gary Dessler)HR and AuthorityAuthorityThe legal right to make decisions, direct others’ work, and give orders.Implied authorityThe authority exerted by an HR manager by virtue of others’ knowledge that he or she has access to top management.Line authorityThe authority exerted by an HR manager by directing the activities of the people in his or her own department and in service areas.
9 Employee Advocacy HR must take responsibility for: Chapter 1HRM (Gary Dessler)Employee AdvocacyHR must take responsibility for:Clearly defining how management should be treating employees.Making sure employees have the mechanisms required to contest unfair practices.Represent the interests of employees within the framework of its primary obligation to senior management.