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Stage 1

Establishment Phase-

• Planning: identifying staffing needs, conducting job analysis and job design

• Recruitment: attracting people to apply for the position in the business, undertaking
internal and external recruitment

• Selection: choosing and hiring the most qualified; testing and interviewing

• Employment arrangements and remuneration: deciding on the type of employment
contract (arrangements) and ways of paying employees (remuneration)

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Stage 2

Maintenance-

• Training and development: teaching employees new skills, helping employees to learn
tasks associated with their jobs and to improve their skills

• Recognition and reward: monetary benefits (rewarding employees’ efforts through
financial compensation) and non-monetary benefits (rewards such as better conditions,
fringe benefits)

• Performance management: methods to improve both organisational and individual
employee performance

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Stage 3

Termination-

• Termination management: voluntary termination (dealing with employees leaving of
their own accord — retirement, resignation) and involuntary termination (dealing with
employees being asked to leave — retrenchment, dismissal)

• Entitlement and transition issues: payment of any outstanding benefits, such as sick or
annual leave, and providing support and counselling for dismissed employees

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Maintenance- Training and Development

Training is teaching staff to perform their job more productively.

Development
is the process of preparing employees to take on more responsibilities in
the future through acquiring better knowledge and skills and gaining more experience
in a particular area.