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Unit 1: Business Management and Strategy (2018 sp Edition)

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The Human Resource Certification Preparation Program is a set of comprehensive study materials useful in preparing for the PHR and SPHR certification exams. Unit 1 Business Management and Strategy contains 135 pages of instructional material and also includes an index and a list of key terms. Included with the unit are two sets of online review questions, which are added to your account immediately upon completing your purchase. (Online tests require Internet Explorer 10.0 or higher, FirefoxChrome, or Safari browser.)

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Contents of Unit 1 Business Management and Strategy

Strategic Human Resource Management 

  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Strategy
  • HR Functions
  • HR Policies and Procedures
  • HR Generalist and HR Specialist
  • HR Roles
  • HR Competencies
  • Financial Knowledge

 

Organizational Strategy

  • Defining the Organization's Mission
  • Selecting a Strategy
  • Analyzing the Firm
  • Analyzing the Environment
  • Writing a Business Plan

 

HR Control and Evaluation

  • HR Budgeting Process
  • HR Metrics: Evaluating HR Effectiveness
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Effects of HR Practices on Business Performance
  • Outsourcing the HR function
  • HR Technology

 

Organizational Environments

  • Environmental Sectors
  • Environmental Scanning
  • Influencing Legislation
  • Aligning HR Functions with Organizational Contexts

 

Organizational Design and Development

  • Functional Versus Product Departmentalization
  • Centralized Versus Decentralized Decision Making
  • Formal Versus Informal Rules and Control Mechanisms
  • Division of Labor
  • Span of Control
  • Matrix Structures
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Organization's Structure

 

Organizational Culture

  • Climate versus Culture
  • Levels of Organizational Culture
  • Development of Culture
  • Maintaining Organizational Culture
  • Changing Organizational Culture
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Developing a Culture of Inclusion

 

Global HR Management

  • Globalization of Business
  • Stages of International HR Management
  • Other Global Structures
  • Approaches to Global HR
  • Impact of Globalization
  • Managerial Styles
  • Communication and Language
  • International Cultural Differences
  • Managing Global Employment
  • Labor Force Comparisons
  • Global Employment Laws and Regulations

 

Leadership and Management Theories

  • Leadership Theories
  • Effect of Leadership in Organizations
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership Training

 

Ethics

  • Defining Morality
  • Ethical Issues
  • Establishing Ethical Behavior in the Organization 

 

HR Research and Analytics

  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Qualitative Research
  • Graphically Displaying HR Data

 

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