Career Planning Midterm

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Career Planning Midterm
2014-02-15 14:50:54
Career Planning Midterm

Career Planning Midterm
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  1. What is Human Resource Management?
    managing the people resources in an organization.
  2. Charter of Rights and Freedoms
    • equal opportunity
    • freedom of: religion, opinion, peaceful assembly, association
  3. 3 parts of Canada Labour Code and what is it
    • Industrial Relations
    • Occupational Health and Safety
    • Employment Standards

    manages employer and employee relations
  4. Parts of Ontario Labour Legislation
    • Employment Standards Act
    • Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act
    • Ontario Labour Relations Act
    • Ontario Human Rights Commission
  5. Ontario Labour Legislation applies to all employees except for those:
    • employed by the federal government
    • banks
    • tv and radio
  6. Pay Equity
    • equal pay for work of equal value
    • eliminated income gaps betweens male and female jobs
  7. Harassment
    a wide range of behaviours that a reasonable person ought to know is unwelcome
  8. Human Resource Planning
    • is the process of reviewing human resources requirements.
    • ensures the organization has: the right number of employees & with the necessary skills
  9. 3 types of planning
    • Strategic Planning - long range
    • tactical planning - medium range
    • oerational planning - short erm
  10. Environmental Scanning
    • is a critical components of 
    • human resources planning 
    • strategic planning processes
  11. Job Characteristics
    • Skill Variety
    • Task Identity
    • Task Significance
    • Autonomy
    • Feedback
  12. Forecasting Supply and Demand (4)
    • future human resources needs(demand)
    • availability of internal and external candidates(supply)
    • HR programs to balance supply and demand
    • monitoring and evaluating the results
  13. Planning Estimates
    • Human Resource requirements
    • Long-range - probable needs
    • Short-term plans - more specific long range plans
  14. Program Planning and Implementation
    • organizations have to:
    • 1. manage employee performance
    • 2. help mange their careers
    • 3. implement specific strategies to balance supply and demand
  15. What is Organizational Structure and what are the 3 types?
    • defines how tasks are divided in an organization
    • 1. Bureaucratic
    • 2. Flat
    • 3. Boundaryless
  16. Bureaucratic Organizations
    Formal rules and regulations
  17. Flat Organizations
    fewer layers of management = wider spans of control
  18. Boundaryless Organizations
    Empowered teams rather than departments
  19. Job Analysis
    • determines the tasks duties and responsibilities of each job
    • used to develop job descriptions
  20. Job (Re)Design
    • rotation
    • enlarging
    • enrichment
  21. De-Jobbing
    individual jobs that are becoming broader and less specialized
  22. Mechanistic Structure
    • Lots of layers
    • formal job descriptions
    • lots of rules
  23. Organic Structure
    • not a lot of layers
    • flexible job descriptions
    • decentralized decision making
  24. Organizational Culture
    • a system of shared meaning and common perception
    • distinguishes it form other organizations
  25. Performance Management
    encompasses all organizational programs aimed at maximizing desired outcomes of work
  26. Performance
    what is it in your output what is desired