BTEC Unit 9 - training & employment

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BTEC Unit 9 - training & employment

  1. 1. Training and employment in business Unit 9 BTEC Level 2 First Business Session 1,2
  2. 2. Learning Outcomes <ul><li>After completing this unit, you should: </li></ul><ul><li>Know about the rights and responsibilities of employee and employer </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how employees can be motivated </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the importance of training and performance review </li></ul>
  3. 3. Employee Rights and Responsibilities All employees in the UK have the same statutory rights because these relate to the employment laws passed by Parliament that affect everyone in the country
  4. 4. Statutory rights <ul><li>Contract of employment </li></ul><ul><li>Anti discrimination </li></ul><ul><li>Working Hours </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday entitlement </li></ul>
  5. 5. Non-statutory rights <ul><li>These rights are not specified by law, but are recognised as being ‘good practice’. This means that responsible employers would normally have them in place. </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures to protect relationship with employers </li></ul><ul><li>Principles and codes of practice </li></ul><ul><li>Representative bodies </li></ul>
  6. 6. Employee responsibilities <ul><li>In return for your statutory and contractual rights, you also have several responsibilities which link to your employer’s rights. </li></ul><ul><li>Adhere to terms of contract </li></ul><ul><li>Uphold business aims and objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Follow business rules </li></ul><ul><li>Respect Company’s property </li></ul>
  7. 7. Activity <ul><li>Statutory or Contractual? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Activity <ul><li>In pairs find out more about what representative bodies do: </li></ul><ul><li>UNISON </li></ul><ul><li>TUC </li></ul><ul><li>Acas </li></ul><ul><li>CBI </li></ul><ul><li>FSB </li></ul><ul><li>Visit their website & present your information to the rest of the class </li></ul>
  9. 9. Employer Rights <ul><li>Many of the employers rights relate to the employees responsibilities, including: </li></ul><ul><li>Support the business aims </li></ul><ul><li>Support Health and safety </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate use of company </li></ul><ul><li>equipment and time </li></ul><ul><li>Set conditions of service </li></ul><ul><li>Set disciplinary and grievance </li></ul><ul><li>procedures </li></ul>
  10. 10. Employer Responsibilities <ul><li>Employers, as well as employees, have responsibilities including: </li></ul><ul><li>Observe employment law </li></ul><ul><li>Observe a duty of care </li></ul><ul><li>Observe employees’ contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a safe work place </li></ul><ul><li>Protect relationships with employees </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Public Liability Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Provide training </li></ul>
  11. 11. Motiviation <ul><li>‘ Motivation’ is your willingness to do something. </li></ul><ul><li>All employers want their staff to be motivated because it means they are happier at work... </li></ul><ul><li>It they are happier at work they ...............................? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Motiviation <ul><li>Q. If you were in charge of a small supermarket with 2 employees, what would you do to get the best from your employees? </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal answer required in 5 minutes </li></ul>
  13. 13. Are financial motivators enough? <ul><li>We have seen there are a number of financial and non-financial motivators at work. </li></ul><ul><li>Some theorists believe to have truly motivated staff, a business must have a balance of both. </li></ul><ul><li>Not everyone will be motivated by the same factors, so some interesting theories have been developed. Many businesses will use bits from each to achieve what they want. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Theories <ul><li>We are going to look at 2 different motivational theories, you will need to explain each of them fully. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs The next screen will show Maslows hierarchy of needs. Copy Maslow’s hierarchy of needs onto the blank triangle provided. Sort the cards into the relevant section
  16. 16. Maslows Hierarchy key points <ul><li>Basics needs must be met before you can move up the pyramid </li></ul><ul><li>Physiological (Basic) needs – Job provides basic food and shelter </li></ul><ul><li>Safety needs – Personal security and Job security </li></ul><ul><li>Social needs – To feel part of the company </li></ul><ul><li>Self esteem – To feel wanted by the company and to receive praise for their efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Self-realisation – People want to be tested at work and feel they are using their full potential, whilst developing further. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Herzberg <ul><li>Herzberg was interested in job satisfaction and what factors motivated employees. </li></ul><ul><li>Motivators – those factors that actively cause satisfaction. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. Achievement, recognition, responsibility, personal growth </li></ul><ul><li>Hygiene factors – those factors that prevent dissatisfaction, but do not motivate. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. Company policy, working conditions, salary </li></ul>
  18. 18. Job satisfaction
  19. 19. Activity <ul><li>Motivation Activity sheet </li></ul>
  20. 20. Team Working <ul><li>A team is a group of people who are working towards the same goal </li></ul><ul><li>Contributes to organisational success </li></ul><ul><li>Wanting to be part of a team </li></ul><ul><li>Attainment of team objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Enpowerment </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing change </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-skilling </li></ul><ul><li>Taking ownership of decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Synergy </li></ul>
  21. 21. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

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