Archive for the ‘Human Resources’ Category

Employment Legislation PowerPoint Presentation

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

This PowerPoint presentation is about the general contents of labour law, the different kinds of legislation, the duties of employers and employees, the role of trade unions, areas of discussion, employment contracts and termination of employment contracts. Employment Law

Key Concepts in International Human Resources Management

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

The scope of IHRM is wider than the domestic one. IHRM occurs when a national firm goes abroad, when foreign markets are entered. Stereotypes Stereotypes are a kind of generalisation. Our brain - exposed to an information overflow - organises the incoming data to function effectively. Behaviours, values, beliefs and patterns of ...


Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Types of training 1. On-the-job-training Instructing employees at their place of work how a particular task should be carried out. This can be done by an experienced worker or by a supervisor. A coach is talking them through stage by stage. Job rotation: switching an employee round a range of tasks in order ...

Human Resources Management

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Key concepts The Purposes of Human Resources Management are: recruit develop utilise an organisations's personnel in a way which is most appropriate to the achievement of a firm's objectives Recruitment and selection requirements of an organisatgions workforce plan attracting suitable candidates for vacancy selecting the right person for the job Training and development Training: Introduction how to carry out tasks ...

Handout Performance Appraisal

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

performance-appraisal.pdf Assessment, appraisal and control. Reasons for performance review. Types of reward systems. Pay and performance. Alternative reward systems. Revision Questions.

Motivation Theory Exercise

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Revision questions Which features of the organisation of a McDonald's could be described as Taylorite? Explain the meaning of the term "economic man". What is meant by "time and motion study"? How did Taylor make use of this method? Explain the difference between piece-rate and differential piece-rate. Identify three main consequences of Taylor's work. Give a ...

Motivation Theory

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Motivation Theory Herzberg: Motivation occurs when people do something because they want to do it. Others: Motivation is a desire to receive a result Taylor and scientific management (1856-1917) Much business practice in America and Europe, Japan and the former communist countries is rooted in his writing and work. Taylor's approach to management: It is ...