This presentation is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency
for Internationa...
Team: your most important asset
•  Everyone wants to be:
–  Respected and valued
–  Feel like they’re part of a community
...
Human Resources Department
•  The management process of an organization's workforce
•  HR is responsible for
–  Attraction...
HR: Running the Recruitment Process
•  Attracting candidates through employer branding
•  Sourcing Candidates
–  Consisten...
Human Resources
•  Onboards new hires
•  Performance appraisals during their tenure
–  Reviews
–  Compensation planning
• ...
Other duties
•  Mobility management
–  Relocation
–  Expatriates
•  Culture:
–  In charge of overseeing organizational lea...
Organizational Behavior
•  Organizational behavior is a field of study that
investigates the impact that individuals, grou...
Decision making
•  Rational Decision-Making Model
•  Garbage can model
•  Theories of decision making can be subdivided in...
Managerial roles
•  Scientific management
•  Personality traits theories
•  Big Five personality traits
•  Holland's Typol...
Motivation in organizations
•  There are many different motivation theories such as:
–  Attribution theory
–  Equity theor...
Organization Theory
•  Incentive theory: A concept of human resources or
management theory
–  Firm owners should structure...
Bureaucracy
•  Application of rational-legal authority to the organization of work
–  Through application of rationality, ...
Economic Theories of Organization
•  Theory of the Firm
•  Transaction Cost Economics
•  Agency Theory
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A mid-stage startup (post funding) needs to think about hiring a Human Resources manager. This goes through some of the issues.

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  1. 1. This presentation is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents of this presentation are the sole responsibility of Rick Rasmussen and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government. Human Resources Setting Corporate Culture
  2. 2. Team: your most important asset •  Everyone wants to be: –  Respected and valued –  Feel like they’re part of a community –  Compensated properly –  Want to share in the upside •  Human Resources
  3. 3. Human Resources Department •  The management process of an organization's workforce •  HR is responsible for –  Attraction, selection, training, assessment, and rewarding of employees –  Overseeing organizational leadership and culture –  Ensuring compliance with employment and labor laws •  HR is generally viewed as a support function to the business, helping to minimize costs and reduce risk.
  4. 4. HR: Running the Recruitment Process •  Attracting candidates through employer branding •  Sourcing Candidates –  Consistent input on job descriptions –  Ads, Referrals, Job Boards –  Reviewing candidates –  Scheduling interview •  Extending Offers
  5. 5. Human Resources •  Onboards new hires •  Performance appraisals during their tenure –  Reviews –  Compensation planning •  Deals with employees as they leave –  Voluntary: Protecting company interests –  Involuntary: Minimizes risk
  6. 6. Other duties •  Mobility management –  Relocation –  Expatriates •  Culture: –  In charge of overseeing organizational leadership •  Legal: –  Ensures compliance with employment and labor laws –  Oversees health, safety, and security •  Transition: –  A leader involved in corporate acquisitions
  7. 7. Organizational Behavior •  Organizational behavior is a field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups and structures have on behavior within an organization •  An interdisciplinary field that includes sociology, psychology, communication, and management
  8. 8. Decision making •  Rational Decision-Making Model •  Garbage can model •  Theories of decision making can be subdivided into three categories –  Normative (concentrates on how decision should be made) –  Descriptive (concerned with how the thinker came up with their judgment) –  Prescriptive (Aim to improve decision making)
  9. 9. Managerial roles •  Scientific management •  Personality traits theories •  Big Five personality traits •  Holland's Typology of Personality and Congruent Occupations •  Myers-Briggs Type Indicator •  Control and stress modeling •  Herzberg's Two factor theory •  Theory X and Theory Y
  10. 10. Motivation in organizations •  There are many different motivation theories such as: –  Attribution theory –  Equity theory –  Maslow's hierarchy of needs –  Incentive theory (psychology) –  Model of emotional labor in organizations –  Frederick Herzberg two-factor theory –  Expectancy theory
  11. 11. Organization Theory •  Incentive theory: A concept of human resources or management theory –  Firm owners should structure employee compensation in such a way that the employees' goals are aligned with owners' goals. –  It is more accurately called the principal–agent problem.
  12. 12. Bureaucracy •  Application of rational-legal authority to the organization of work –  Through application of rationality, bureaucracy was the most technically efficient form of organization. •  Weber's principals of bureaucratic organization: –  A formal organizational hierarchy –  Management by rules –  Organization by functional specialty and selecting people based on their skills and technical qualifications –  An "up-focused" (to organization's board or shareholders) or "in- focused" (to the organization itself) mission –  Purposefully impersonal to apply the same rules and structures to all people
  13. 13. Economic Theories of Organization •  Theory of the Firm •  Transaction Cost Economics •  Agency Theory

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