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Published on November 17, 2017

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Chapter 15 - Human Resource Management: Building a Top-Quality Workforce: Copyright ©2017 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be scanned, copied or duplicated, or posted to a publicly accessible website, in whole or in part. Chapter 15 - Human Resource Management: Building a Top-Quality Workforce Slide2: “If I died and went to hell it would take me a week before I realized that I wasn’t at work anymore.” – heard on radio Don’t let this happen to you! Human Resource Management: Human Resource Management Team work: Team work When students finish their education, they must show employers that they are different from the others. One of the best ways is to say (and prove) that you are a member of the team: You’ll take out the garbage or clean up, to make the team work. What employer doesn’t want that mindset? Slide5: A team is a group of employees who are committed to a common purpose, approach, and set of performance goals. Mutually responsible and accountable for accomplishing objectives. Ability to work on teams often emphasized during the hiring process. Work teams are groups of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose. Two-thirds of U.S. firms currently use work teams. Teams Slide6: “There is no ‘I’ in TEAM.” Types of Teams: Types of Teams 1. Simultaneous: when you are all together. This is a good time for planning (let everyone get in on the action), outlining, determining group guidelines, processing feedback and putting the final project together. 2. Divide and conquer collaboration : divide the tasks, such as research, composing, drafting, correspondence, miscellaneous details. 3. Sequential collaboration: taking turns, both writing and reviewing. You might want to revise and edit the work of others, adding in your details 4. Combination approach: best suited for most projects Caterpillar Speakers April 12, 2016 What students need to know: Caterpillar Speakers April 12, 2016 What students need to know Learn how to negotiate. About 27% of men negotiate salaries at Cat; about 12% of females. Over a lifetime, that can mean the difference of $.5 million. Take the initiative. Get involved and speak up Leading is a constant journey of learning: Try new things every day Learn storytelling – get your point across by effective communication and you will skip up the corporate ladder Learn how to make decisions and support them with a business case Slide9: “Don’t define yourself by your career,” Caterpillar speaker April 12, 2016. New titles in HR: New titles in HR Personnel Office Employment Office Human Resources Dept. Talent Manager VP of People Operations Three questions: Three questions Can you do the job? Will you love the job? Can I stand to work with you? 11 Sexual Harassment: Sexual Harassment Workplace discrimination against a person based on his or her gender Requests for sexual favors Presence of a hostile work environment Employers share accountability if they do not prevent or correct sexually harassing behavior It Gets Better 12

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