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Managing Human Resources, 2nd Ed.

Managing Resources for the Market -- Block 3

The Open University

Publisher: The Open University, 1998 , 133 pages

ISBN: 0-7492-7986-9

Keywords: Human Resources, MBA

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  • Session 1 Human Performance Goal Choices
    • 1.1 Implementing Your Organization’s Strategic Decisions
    • 1.2 Realistic, achievable objectives and Factors of Production
    • 1.3 Implementing Human Resource Objectives that Support Organizational Strategy
    • 1.4 Operational Objectives and Workload Planning
  • Session 2 Managing Human Resource Systems
    • 2.1 Factors and Resources
    • 2.2 Resource Availability and Factors Availability: Individuals and Groups in Context
    • 2.3 Managing Variety: The ‘Downside’ of Control
    • 2.4 Work Activity and the Systems You Need to Provide It
    • 2.5 Using System Outputs to Evaluate Performance and Taking Action
    • 2.6 Managing the Flows
    • 2.7 Improving Your Own Human Resource Management Performance
  • Session 3 Human Resources and Human Capacity
    • 3.1 People, Work and Machines: The Lessons of History
    • 3.2 People and the Contract for Work
    • 3.3 People and Machines
    • 3.4 Some Implications of Human Capability for the Design of Work
    • 3.5 Job Design and Human Well-Being
    • 3.6 Human Factors and People
    • 3.7 Job Design and Alienation
  • Session 4 Obtaining Human Resources
    • 4.1 Obtaining Human Resources for Your Core Activity
    • 4.2 Assessing Your Factor Needs
      • Training needs
      • Job design
    • 4.3 Creating, Developing and Realizing Human Resources
    • 4.4 Realizing Your Investment in People
    • 4.5 Investment in Education, Training and Development
    • 4.6 Spending Your Budget
    • 4.7 Costing of Training
  • Session 5 Maintaining Human Resources
    • 5.1 Looking After Your Human Assets
    • 5.2 Roles and Responsibilities
    • 5.3 Health and Safety
    • 5.4 Managing Stress Levels
    • 5.5 Divesting Human Resources
  • Session 6 Using Professional Expertise
    • 6.1 Human Resource Management and the Line Manager
    • 6.2 Human Resource Management and the Personnel Professional
    • 6.3 Line and Staff Human Resource Management
      • Differentiation
      • Responsibility and control
    • 6.4 Using Human Resource Professionals
      • What you have a right to expect from providers of services
      • Managing across boundaries
      • Choosing and evaluating services
  • Session 7 Evaluating and Improving Human Resource Systems
    • 7.1 Top-Down Systems Design: Systems and Procedures
    • 7.2 Systematic Bias Built Into Systems
    • 7.3 Planning Systemic Goals for Your Procedures
      • Introduction
        • Legal considerations
        • Costs of recruitment and training
        • Stress and accidents
        • Fair treatment
        • Team building and integration
        • Attitudes and loyalty
        • Performance
      • Promotion
    • 7.4 Evaluating Systems Performance and Taking Action
    • 7.5 Systems Monitoring
    • 7.6 Integrating Human Resource Management Systems
    • 7.7 Overall System Goals: Maximization of Outputs and sub-Optimization of Components
  • Session 8 Human Resource Management and Strategy
    • 8.1 Managing Human Resources, the Line and the Professionals
    • 8.2 The Nature of Strategy
    • 8.3 The Role of the Human Resource Strategist

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Managing Human Resources

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