human resorce information systems, telecommuting,& virtual organization
systems and processes at the intersection
between HRM and IT.
merged as an HRM discipline with IT field.
electronic tools used to access HR-related
information and perform HR-related functions:
› Training and Development
› Labor Relations
› Strategic HR
› Global HR
“Human resource information system means the system of
gathering, classifying, processing, recording and
disseminating the information required for efficient and
effective management of human resource in an
Designed to supply information to the human resource management, to
help them in managing the people effectively and efficiently
Need for HRIS
Easy to use
Track dates for review, birthdays, and anniversaries
Salary Grade Analysis
Track training information
Employee Self Service Option
Easy to use report writing with the following standard reports:
Turn over reports
New Hire Reports
OBJECTIVES FOR HRIS
To make the desired HRI available in the right form to the
right person and at the right time.
To make the required information available at reasonable
To process the data by using most efficient methods.
To provide necessary security and secrecy for important
and confidential information.
To keep the information upto date.
PROCESSES OF HRIS
Data Collection Data Management
Storage of Data
“Telecommuting is the use of computers and
telephones to enable an employee to work off-site
and outside the traditional workplace. This could
include working partially, like one to three days a
week from home, or working entirely at home
corresponding when necessary with the employer”
“Making use of information and communication
technologies to practice some form of remote
Telecommuting is moving the work to the workers
instead of the workers moving to work
WHAT IS TELE COMMUTING ???
Can increase staff without increasing office space needs.
Reduces the cost of building additional parking facilities .
Shifts use of office computer system to off-peak hours (maximizing your
Provides an effective, low cost recruitment tool.
Increases productivity by reducing absenteeism, tardiness and employee
Increases employee motivation, job satisfaction and morale
Enhances employee benefits packages
Increases job satisfaction .
Reduces stress .
Reduces overall commute time .
Reduces office/work interruption .
Reduces commute-related costs such as gas and auto
Reduces job-related costs such as clothing and meals .
Reduces rush-hour congestion
Improves air quality
Reduces the need for costly new highway
Reduces dependence on fossil fuels
Reduces vehicle-related noise pollution
Always Work at Home
Not necessarily. There are
three types of alternative
Home workstations can range from a telephone and a pencil and paper
to home computers, modems, fax machines, and automatic call-
Neighborhood Work Centers:
Several companies may share strategically located office space.
Telephones, copiers, fax machines, and computers may also be shared.
Employers may choose to operate branch offices strategically located
near their telecommuting employees' homes.
Impact to Individuals
Lack of social contact.
Do not participate in group projects.
Work hours become longer.
Difficulties balancing work and personal life.
Difficulties drawing a line between work and home.
Lack of assistance .
Telecommuting usually involves all the elements of a Computer
Based Information System, including hardware, software,
telecommunications, data, procedures and people:
Hardware: Computer, Printer
Software: Job specific
Tele communications: Phone lines, Modems, Fax machines,
Data: Access to databases
Not physically existing as such but made
and connected by software.
The Virtual Enterprise
• A virtual organization is a “business without
• A temporary network of independent
companies, suppliers, customers, even
erstwhile rivals—linked by information
technology to share skills, cost, and access to
one another’s markets
• Its goal is to deliver highest-quality product at
the lowest possible cost in a timely manner.
• Obtain (goods or a service) from an
outside or foreign supplier, esp. in place of
an internal source
• Specialized workgroup software (such as
Lotus Notes) that provides structure and
means to collaborate, exchange ideas,
debate, decide, and coordinate activities.
NO BORDERS NO CLEAR IDENTITY
NO BORDERS NO CLEAR IDENTITY
NO BORDERS NO CLEAR IDENTITY
One is the choice of team members with the
appropriate skills and knowledge for the
Second is the definition of a purpose to
steer the group
Third is the effective linking of team
members, including communication
channels, interactions, and relationships
Unlike conventional teams, a virtual team
performs work across space, time, and
organizational boundaries connected by
interactive communication technologies.
These teams often stay together only to
perform its episodic task.
They may work jointly on a new project, but
when the product is designed and goes into
production, the project is finished and the
virtual team dissolves.
Can be quickly reshaped
Abilities to work at home
Difficult to control
Technologies can be
Problems with external
partner can occur
Advantages & Disadvantages
Virtual organization is often associated with such
terms as virtual office, virtual teams, and virtual
The ultimate goal of the virtual organization is to
provide innovative, high-quality products or
services instantaneously in response to customer
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