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Auditing Your Human Resources Department, 2nd Edition

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Now updated! A powerful HR self-assessment process that helps highlight strengths, improve weaknesses—and dispel outside scrutiny. Business units everywhere are under the gun to prove their effectiveness and strategic value—especially human resources departments. Now they can accurately gauge how well they’re doing with this new edition of Auditing Your Human Resources Department. This comprehensive guide walks readers through an in-depth self-assessment process—rigorous, but far less costly and intimidating than an outside audit. The proven process entails gathering key information, scoring answers, analyzing data, and fixing problem spots while scrutinizing 11 HR functions, including: Department organization and employees • Recruitment and selection • Compensation • Benefits • Education, training, and development • Diversity and EOE Hundreds of pages of questionnaires, checklists, and forms make the process as simple and painless as possible. Completely revised to include information on strategic planning and HR, important developments in technology, and new federal workplace laws, the second edition supplies the tools to pinpoint strengths, improve weaknesses —and turn HR into an essential business asset. Please note: In print form this book includes a CD-ROM however it is not available to purchasers of this eBook edition.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. About This Book
  6. The Advisory Board
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. The Human Resources Function
  9. How to Use This Book
  10. The Categories
  11. Audit Category Ranking
  12. Step One—Information Gathering
    1. Human Resources Strategic Management
    2. Workforce Planning and Selection
    3. Training and Organizational Development
    4. Total Rewards
    5. Employee and Labor Relations
    6. Safety and Security
    7. Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Metrics
    8. Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity
    9. Human Resources Facilities and Equipment
    10. Human Resources Organization
    11. Human Resources Staff
    12. Benchmarks
    13. Summary
  13. Step Two—Evaluation
    1. Human Resources Strategic Management
    2. Workforce Planning and Selection
    3. Training and Organizational Development
    4. Total Rewards
    5. Employee and Labor Relations
    6. Safety and Security
    7. Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Metrics
    8. Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity
    9. Human Resources Facilities and Equipment
    10. Human Resources Organization
    11. Human Resources Staff
  14. Step Three—Analysis
    1. Human Resources Strategic Management
    2. Workforce Planning and Selection
    3. Training and Organizational Development
    4. Total Rewards
    5. Employee and Labor Relations
    6. Safety and Security
    7. Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Metrics
    8. Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity
    9. Human Resources Facilities and Equipment
    10. Human Resources Organization
    11. Human Resources Staff
    12. Functional Category Grouping
    13. Final Analysis
    14. Benchmarks
    15. Asset Comparison Matrix
    16. Summary
  15. Step Four—Action Planning
    1. Human Resources Strategic Management
    2. Workforce Planning and Selection
    3. Training and Organizational Development
    4. Total Rewards
    5. Employee and Labor Relations
    6. Safety and Security
    7. Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Metrics
    8. Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity
    9. Human Resources Facilities and Equipment
    10. Human Resources Organization
    11. Human Resources Staff
  16. Summary and Conclusion
  17. Index
  18. About the Author