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Human Capital

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employees are resources of the employer, organizations employees described in terms of their training, experience, judgement, intelligence, relationships, insight, and employee characteristics that add economic value to the organization

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Administrative services and transactions

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handling administrative tasks, ex; hiring employees and answering questions about benefits.

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Business Partner Services

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developing effective HR systems so that organization meets goals for attracting, keeping, and developing people with the skills it needs. these people must understand the business so that they know what the business needs

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Job analysis

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process of getting detailed information about jobs

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Job design

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process of defining the way work will be performed and the tasks that a given job requires

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Performance Management

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process of ensuring that employees activities and outputs match the organizations goals ex; specifying the tasks and outcomes of a job that contribute to the organizations success

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Workforce analytics

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use of quantitative tools and scientific methods to analyze data from HR databases and other sources to make evidence-based decisions that support business goals

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Human resource planning

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identifying the numbers and types of employees the organization will require in order to meet it’s objectives

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Talent management

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a systematic, planned effort to attract, retain, develop, and motivate highly skilled employees and managers

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Evidence based HR

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collection and use of data to demonstrate that HR practices have a positive influence on the companies profits or key stakeholders

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Sustainability

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organizations ability to profit without depleting its resources including employees, natural resources, and the support of the surrounding community

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Stakeholders

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all parties who have an interest in organizations success (shareholders, community customers, employees)

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Business acmen

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understanding how information can be used to support the organizations strategy ex: gaining and applying knowledge of business principles and how HR functions relate to business success

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Right of Free Consent

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the right to be treated only as they knowingly and willingly consent to be treated.

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Right of Privacy

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people have the right to do as they wish in their private lives, and have the right to control what they reveal about private activities

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Right of Freedom of Conscience

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People have the right to refuse to do what violates their moral beliefs, as long as these beliefs reflect commonly accepted norms

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Right of Freedom of Speech

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people have right to criticize an organizations ethics as long as they do so in good conscience and the criticism does not violate the rights of individuals in the organization.

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Right to due process

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If people believe their rights are being violated, they have a right to a fair and impartial hearing