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Effective HR Staffing Systems: Assess the degree to which your current (or most recent) organization has created an effective human resource staffing system and explain your rationale.

This question has three parts. Please be sure to answer all three parts.
a) What are the key factors managers must consider when designing an effective human resource staffing system?

b) How can managers ensure that the staffing systems they are implementing will lead to the achievement of desired organizational and HR goals?

c) Assess the degree to which your current (or most recent) organization has created an effective human resource staffing system and explain your rationale.

Please incorporate text materials into your response. Dreher & Dougherty - Human resource stratey: A behavioral perspective for the general manager Chapters 1,3, 5, 6, & 8.

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a) What are the key factors managers must consider when designing an effective human resource staffing system?

First of all the manager needs to consider the organizational objectives and goals. The staffing model we design should reflect the nuances of our industry and organization. Both external and internal assessments of HR needs and supply sources must be done and forecasts should be developed to identify the relationship between supply and demand for human resources. Then the management should formulate HR strategies and plans to address the imbalance, both short and long term. The staffing system must especially focus on longer term organizational goals. This requires knowledge of strategic expansions or reductions in operations and any technological changes that may affect the firm. On the basis of these analyses, plans can be made for shifting employees within the organization, laying off or otherwise cutting back the number of employees, retraining present employees, or increasing the number of employees in certain areas. Factors to ...

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