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1 Introduction to Human Resource Development
HRD has been common use since the 80's, describe (shortly) the history of this field (starting in 18th century)-18th century: private 'franchises' for education (Yeoman)
-1809: Early Vocational (beroeps) education programs (training for youn people who were unemployed or hard criminal records)
-Late 1800's: factory schools/training programs for skills for a particular job
-Begin 1900's: training programs for semi/unskilled
When did the HR movement start?During the undesirable byproducts op the factory systems. The HR movement: more human working conditions, importance of human behavior on the job
Describe the theory from Maslow on human needs?People can be motivated by both economic and noneconomic incentives. He distinguished between lower order (survival) and higher order (psychological) needs.
Describe the emergence of human resource development (69/70's):Trainers started the 'American Society for Training and Development'. ASTD approves the term HRD to encompass the growth nd change of this expanding profession.
Define the following HRM function: HR planning?
How changing in management strategic will affect future HR needs,
Define the following HRM function: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)?
Activities that are intended to satisfy both the legal and moral responsibilities of an organizations through the prevention of discriminatory policies, procedures and practices.
Define the following HRM function: staffing (recruitment/selection)?
Activities are for the identification of potential applicants for current/future openings and for assessing/evaluating applicants, in order to make selection and placement decisions.
Define the following HRM function: compensation/benefits?
Administration is responsible for establishing and maintaining an equitable wage structure, competitive benefits package and incentives tied to performance.
Define the following HRM function: employee (labor) relations?
Developing a communication system through which employees can address their problems/grievance.
Define the following HRM function: HRD activities. Describe the 3 secondary HRD activities:
1 Organization/job design: activities are concerned with interdepartemental relations and the organization and definition of jobs
2 Performance management and performance appraisal systems: used for establishing/maintaining accountability throughout an organization.
3 Research and information systems: necessary to make enlightened HR decisions.