BHR 4601: Staffing Organizations


Prepares all current and future managers with the necessary tools needed to identify, attract, select, and retain talent. Provides a study of external influences, support activities, staffing specific activities, and the staffing system management process. Real-world examples are utilized with special emphasis on staffing models, the labor market and unions, employment law, job analysis and planning, recruitment tools, and strategic staffing decision making.


  1. Explain the importance of all components of staffing (recruitment, selection, employment).
  2. Categorize types of work and job design.
  3. Explain the significance of research methods used in job analysis.
  4. Explain compensation and other work rewards used to attract, retain, and motivate applicants.
  5. Analyze legal issues associated with staffing organizations, to include legal requirements of staffing management systems.
  6. Discuss career paths and the type of mobility that can occur in career advancement.
  7. Explain how internal selection decisions differ from external selection decisions, to include selection methods.
  8. Summarize the advantages and disadvantages to performance appraisal methods.
  9. Evaluate the impact of voluntary turnover on organizations.




Strategic staffing (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2015)
Author: Phillips, J. M., & Gully, S. M.
ISBN: 978-0-13-357176-9
Price: $178.95

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