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Today’s Agenda Introductions and teaching style Establish a common framework Course outline Introductory lecture . Economics 244Y Human Resource Management. The Required textbook for this course is :. Luis R. Gomez-Mejia / Managing Human Resources, Third Canadian Edition

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Today’s Agenda

Introductions and teaching style

Establish a common framework

Course outline

Introductory lecture

Economics 244YHuman Resource Management


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The Required textbook for this course is:

  • Luis R. Gomez-Mejia/ Managing Human Resources, Third Canadian Edition

  • Course: ECO244

  • Professor Scott Walsworth


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WEEK 1

Fundamentals of Human Resources Management

in Canada

Chapter One

Meeting Present and Emerging Human Resource Challenges

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© 2004 S. Walsworth 1-3


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Introduction to HRM

HRM is activities, policies and practices to

 obtain and develop employees

 utilize, evaluate and maintain employees

 accomplish organizational objectives


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Introduction to HRM

  • Goals of HRM (1 of 3)

  • maximize employee contributions

  • optimize productivity and effectiveness

  • attain both individual and societal objectives


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Introduction to HRM

  • Goals of HRM (2 of 3)

  • create a positive climate

  • maintain performance standards

  • ensure harmonious working relationship

  • ensure safe and healthy work environment


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Introduction to HRM

  • Goals of HRM (3 of 3)

  • develop programs to meet employee needs

  • retain productive employees

  • ensure compliance with employment legislation


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HR Management Responsibilities

  • formulating policies and procedures

  • offering advice

  • providing services

  • monitoring to ensure compliance

  • serving as consultant and change agent




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Internal Environmental Influences

  • Organizational Culture

  • core values, beliefs and assumptions

  • shared by members of an organization

  • Organizational Climate

  • prevailing atmosphere

  • its impact on employees


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Internal Environmental Influences

  • Bureaucratic Culture

  • pyramid-shaped organization

  • characterized by a hierarchical structure and

  • many levels of management

  • Empowerment

  • providing workers with the skills and authority

  • to make decisions that would traditionally be

  • made by managers


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Internal Environmental Influences

  • Boundaryless Organization Structure

  • relationships formed with customers, suppliers,

  • and/or competitors (typically joint ventures)

  • pools resources for mutual benefit

  • encourages cooperation in an uncertain

  • environment


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Labour Force

External Environmental Influences

Labour force is the individuals who are

employed and those actively seeking work


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Labour Market Conditions

External Environmental Influences

  • Labour market is the geographic area where:

    • organizations recruit employees

    • individuals seek employment


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Economic Environment

External Environmental Influences

Productivity =

Outputs (goods and services)

Inputs (people, capital, energy, materials)


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Labour Unions

External Environmental Influences

  • an officially recognized association of

  • employees, practicing a similar trade or

  • employed in the same company or industry,

  • who have joined together to present a united

  • front and collective voice in dealing with

  • management


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Work Force Diversity (1 of 3)

External Environmental Influences

  • Population growth

    • impact of immigration

  • Age

    • baby boomers, Generation X

  • Educational level

    • differences in literacy levels


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Work Force Diversity (2 of 3)

External Environmental Influences

  • Visible and ethnic minorities

    • increasing numbers due to immigration

  • Women

    • climbing employment rate


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Work Force Diversity (3 of 3)

External Environmental Influences

  • Aboriginal peoples

    • difficulty obtaining and keeping jobs

  • Persons with disabilities

    • problems with accessibility continue


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Technology (1 of 2)

External Environmental Influences

  • increase in technical and professional jobs

  • decrease in traditional blue-collar jobs

  • labour force training has not kept pace

  • creates anxiety, resentment and alienation


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Technology (2 of 2)

External Environmental Influences

  • unions concerned about job displacement

  • and health hazards

  • right to privacy and ethical issues

  • many firms have Human Resources

  • Information System (HRIS)


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Government

External Environmental Influences

  • must stay abreast of new/changing laws

  • ensure policies and practices comply

  • with laws

  • maintain efficiency and effectiveness while

  • complying


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Globalization (1 of 2)

External Environmental Influences

  • tendency of firms to extend business

  • operations abroad

  • emergence of one world economy

  • increased international competition


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Globalization (2 of 2)

External Environmental Influences

  • Multinational corporations:

    • conduct business around the world

    • seek cheap, skilled or unskilled labour


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History of HRM

Human Resources Movement

Human Relations Movement

Scientific Management


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History of HRM

  • Scientific Management

    • Frederick Taylor

    • concern for production

    • emphasis on efficiency

    • performance-based pay

    • impersonal, dehumanizing


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History of HRM

  • Human Relations Movement

    • Hawthorne studies

    • concern for people

    • emphasis on communication

    • treat employees with dignity and respect

    • oversimplified view of motivation


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History of HRM

  • Human Resources Movement

    • joint focus on people and productivity

    • motivation through job design

    • acknowledges individual differences

    • employees seen as a competitive

  • advantage


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    Growing Professionalism in HRM

    • self-regulation of performance standards

    • code of ethics

    • common body of knowledge, widely

    • communicated

    • certification of members


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    HR Management Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

    • increased responsiveness

    • improved service


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    HR Management Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

    • helping to build employee commitment

    • developing and implementing corporate

    • strategy


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