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Human Resource Planning and Staffing Paper: HR planning, Forecasting and Legal issues

Prepare a paper addressing the following questions:

What is HR planning and how is it important to the effectiveness of an organization?
What techniques are used to forecast HR requirements?
What are the legal compliance issues facing HR departments?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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This paper will cover human resource planning and staffing. It will explain how human resource planning is important to the effectiveness of an organization, what techniques are used to forecast human resource requirements, and what the legal compliance issues face human resource departments. There are many techniques that human resource departments utilize and there are many regulations that they must follow.

Human Resource Planning and Staffing

Human Resource Planning and Its Importance to the Effectiveness of an Organization

Human resource planning is the process by which management determines how the organization should move forward from its present manpower position to the future desired position. Through planning, organizational management wants to have the right number and right kinds of people at the right time, right place, doing things that result in the worker and the organization having maximum long-run benefits.

Establishing objectives and then developing and implementing programs such as staffing, appraising, training, and compensating - ensure that people with the right characteristics and skills are available when and where the organization needs them (Jackson & Schuler, 1990). A major objective of human resource planning is facilitating an organization's effectiveness. With the age differences out in the work environment, human resource departments need to be able to analyze data that may need to guide them for the next future ten years. Organizations need to know what direction they are headed. Demographic areas also have implications for managing human resources.

There are four phases of human resource planning:

a) Gathering and analyzing data to forecast expected human resource demand, given business plans for the future, and to forecast future human resource supply
b) Establishing human resource objectives
c) Designing and implementing programs that ...

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This paper will cover human resource planning and staffing. It will explain how human resource planning is important to the effectiveness of an organization, what techniques are used to forecast human resource requirements, and what the legal compliance issues face human resource departments. There are many techniques that human resource departments utilize and there are many regulations that they must follow. This paper is 1000 words with 5 references.

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