Have you ever worked for an organization that did not honor the FLSA’s pay requirements associated with rest and meal breaks? Were you aware of this issue, and did you do anything about it?
If you were an HR professional or general manager in charge of overseeing compensation in a company, what kinds of metrics and data would you use to determine how pay could better enhance retention?
Henry Ford paid the workers in his automobile assembly plant more than most employers at the time. He also took an interest in their well-being outside of work. Agents helped workers organize their homes, manage their debt, and buy homes.
How did Ford’s approach to employee relations impact employees? Do you think it was to their advantage or disadvantage for the company to take such an active interest in their lives?
What are some of the things Henry Ford did that you think have merit? If you were running a company, what practices of his might you adopt?
There are principally three management objectives. First, it ensures organizational targets and goals are met with the minimum cost and least waste. The subsequent objective looks after welfare and health and safety for the staff. The third objective protects machinery and organization resources and includes human resources. Planning involves coming up with missions, objectives and actions to accomplish them. It needs decision making, which is choosing action for the future courses among alternatives. Plans entail the overall purposes and purpose to the detailed actions taken. There is no real plan which subsists unless a decision or commitment of human and material resources has been put in place. Thus, before the making of decision all which exists are the planning study, proposal and analysis. People who work together in groups to gain some goals should have duties to take part in. Usually, the roles have been defined and also structured by someone who ensures people contribute is unique ways towards the group efforts. Organizing thus forms part of management which involves in the establishment of intentional structures of people roles to fill organization. Intentional in all the tasks are necessary to come up with goals which are assigned to people who can perform maximally. The purpose of any organizational structure is to assist in the creation of environment for human performance. However, designing of organizational structures in not a simple managerial task since most of problems are come across in making of structures which fit situations to include defining the types of jobs which must be done and getting of human power to do them. Staffing entails filling and ensuring filled, the positions in the organizational structure. This is performed by identification of the work-force requirements, recruiting and inventorying of the people available, selecting, promoting, placing, appraising, compensating, planning the careers and training or developing current jobholders and both candidates to achieve their duties efficiently and effectively (Koontz H and Weihrich H, 1961). Leading is influencing of people to make them contribute to group goals and organization goals and >GET ANSWER