A practical approach of hrm in downturn

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HETAC BA (HONOURS) DEGREE ASSIGNEMENT

Human Resource Management:

2773 Words

By : Florent GRIS & Coline FLORY Student N°: 1544751/1544749

Module Leader: Enda Murphy

March 2010

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CONTENTS
Introduction ..................................................................... p 3 I. HR Planning
a. Downsizing .................................................................. p 4 b. Recruitment ................................................................ p 5

II.

Training and development
a. Needs analysis & design........................................... p 7 b. Evaluation & management development ........... p 7 c. Succession planning ................................................. p 8

III.

Performance and pay
a. Engagement .............................................................. p 9 b. Performance management .................................... p 10 c. Motivation ................................................................... p 10 d. Retention ..................................................................... p 11

IV.

Employee relations
a. Industrial relations & collective bargaining .......... p 12 b. Grievance & disciplinary .......................................... p12 c. Social responsibility.................................................... p 13

Conclusion ....................................................................... p 13 Bibliography ..................................................................... p 14.15
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Introduction:
With the actual economic downturn, in many companies, Human Resources are the first department that the top managers approach to cut coasts. Indeed, the human capital is often the one which costs the most to the company. That’s why the recent years were those of the strict limitation of recruitment, of the increasing in departures, and of lower pay. But reacting like this isn’t always the best choice, because it’s often slows down the future development of the

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