Introduction to Human Resource Management. Chapter 3 HR Planning. Highlights. Examine parallels between strategic plans & HR planning methods to establish HR demand & supply shortages and surpluses - some suggestions HR info systems and approached for accounting for HR. Strategic Planning.
examine LT plans growth rates, new products, mergers etc.
new ventures = new resources
need some time to develop plan if merger acquisition
causes immediate changes to plan and staffing levels
structure changes = can create new jobs & reduce others, skill set changes tooOrganizational Factors
slow method but fewer problems
Early Retirement - set up plans designed to encourage long term staff to retire early
Job sharing - split one full time job between 2 employees
help decrease layoffs and increase employees free time
Part Time/Temps/Terms - eliminate full time positions & replace with increase flex.Strategies to Match Supply & Demand
can focus on training and development to ensure coverage incase of unplanned illness
Markov analysis is a technique for predicting probability of a person: 1) staying 2) moving on to another job within the company or 3) leaving the company
can use for “what if” analysis as wellInternal Supply
need to be timely & accurate
criticle to having a good HR department
Can assist in output of traditional reports - salary, benefit info etc.
can buy off the shelf or develop in house custom
need to ensure appropriate access restriction both internal and externalHuman Resource Info Systems