Human Resource Management (HRM). What? the functional area of an organization that is responsible for all aspects of hiring and supporting employees (e.g., providing and administering employee benefits).
(Source: web definitions for HRM)
Clear performance-reward relationship
Performance criteria adequate for task
Congruence of formal/informal performance criteria
Clear instrumentalities for individual goals
Active coping with unfulfilled expectations
Continuous monitoring of difference between expectation and reality
Fit between individual and organizational goalsHRM as operational leadership task:Linking motivation, satisfaction and performance
Example: assumptions about human nature (Schein, 1988)
complement and super-impose legal contracts.
contain reciprocal, though not necessarily correspon-ding expectations and offers between employee and employer.
are derived from verbal agreements as well as from behaviors of contract partners and other members of the organization.Complementing MbO: Designing psychological contracts
- management by objectives
- team development
- job design
Set goals, distribute tasks, check work results etc.
resolve conflicts, support/coach team members etc.
Adjusting external demands in terms of group internal demands and possibilities
Increasing complexity of situation also requires increasingly complex leadership behaviors: situated and shared leadership
(1) Coaches of successful football teams are often taken as models for effective leadership in companies. Based on the leadership concepts dicussed in the lecture, is this justified?
(2) What would you do when conducting a performance appraisal interview in order to avoid attribution errors?