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Human Resource Management
Transcript of Human Resource Management
& Event Volunteers.
The Event Environment
Human Resource Planning & Event Project Planning
Policy & Procedures
Motivation & Retention
is the process of attracting potential candidates to the organization
is the process of choosing the most suitable candidates
SOURCING CANDIDATES & ADVERTISING
CONFIRM JOB DESCRIPTION
Internet advertising on event organization's website
Employment Agencies and Recruitment Consultants
Job Search Websites
Association and Clubs
What is an Event?
Recruitment & Selection
Goldbatt (1997, p.2) says, "a special event is a unique moment in time, celebrated with ceremony and rituals to satisfy special needs".
Intangible: an asset that does not have a physical presence but has a value to the business.
Untasted: an asset that does not subjected to examination, experiment, or experience.
Planning the vision and goals of the event makes Human Resorces Management important.
ACTIVITY ONE: WHAT HUMAN RESOURCES ARE NEEDED FOR THESE EVENTS?
16TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
"You are being paid for creating memorable positive experiences, you and your staff are the most critical resouce that makes a guest's experience memorable".
"Issues such as human resource organsiation, training and employee retention are vital if you are to remain competititive"
(- Goldbatt 2004, p.108)
The dynamic enviroment of design, planning and delivery of an event.
- Effective Recruitment and Selection
- Policy and Procedures
- Management of Volunteers
- Understanding Culture
- Communication within the Workforce
- Motivation and Retention of Workforce
-Country of Origin
Types of Policies
-Drugs and Alcohol
-Dealing with Public
-Health and Saftey
48 hours minimum working week
4 week paid holiday
minimum daily rest periods of 11 hours
20 minutes daily break after 6 hours work, in terms of young workers 45 minutes break if they work more than 2 hours and half
a weekly rest period of 24 hours every 7 days
both about guiding or controlling a group of people to acheive a goal.
Clue: There is a theme of influence in the definition of leadership:
Activity : Match the Characteristics
High Risk Nature
Inspire, Motivate and Control
Harnessing Energy and Commitment
Leaders need to convey the events purpose, inspire and praise.
High volume of contractors and volunteers
Effective leadership ensures no ineffciencies, unproductivities and bad communication
ONLY ONE CHANCE
Culture is the way in which someone or a group of people choose to live. It is a system of learned patters of behaviours and characteristics within a group or society.
Initiates, guides and maintains goal oriented behaviours.
A willingness or desire to do something.
Driving force behind human behaviour.
Is the ability to maintain its employees within the organisation.
Douglas McGregor : Theory X & Theory Y
Need to be directed
Need to be controlled, forced or threatened
Take and seeks responsibility
Motivated to fulfill goals
Consider work as a natural part of life
Solve problems imaginatively
Adam's Equiy Theory
-Changing work inputs
-Changing rewards recieved
-Leaving the situation
Feelings of inequity are determined by the individual's interpretation of the situation.
Workplace culture is often defined as the "way of life" for the employees in a particular workplace. Elements included such as law, language, power relationships, conventions and conflict management processes.
Types of Motivators
- Team Building
These are all key elements to be considered when dealing with people from different cultures. It is important to understand that not everyone has the same morals and beliefs known as norms and values when discussing the term 'culture'.
Quality of Work Life
Society has grown and changed significantly, people now learn and embrace other cultures within our westernised culture here in the UK. Although there are a minority who disagree and will not accept others
norms and values
, the masses have decided to embrace others culture; it 'broadens the mind'.
Communication is a process through which meaning, signs and values are exchanged.
Non-verbal communication (NVC)
Verbal communication (VC)
SELECTION CRITERIA & ACCEPTANCE
There are many ways in which the transmittion of communication can be stopped from the sender to the reciever in the chanel of transmittion.
‘Presenting flawless and integrated service to visitors’ (Byrne et Al., 2002).
'Inside the Fence'
‘Non profit and voluntary organisations have been credited with contributing to what scholars are increasingly coming to call ‘social capital’, those bonds of trust and reciprocity that seem to be crucial for a democracy and a market economy to function effectively’. Hall et al. (2005)
Why Recruit Volunteers?
Establish the event
Expand the workforce
Expand the level of customer service and contributing to the community spirit
Create a social impact and Contribute to diversity
Expand the network and belief in the ethos of volunteering
It is the law to prevent discrimination in job section
discriminations such as:
SHOULD BE :
A SMALL CASE STUDY
British Road Services Ltd
Daniels K. and Macdonald L. 2005
Oxford University Press - A dictionary of business and management, 2009
ESTABLISHING A VACANCY
defines skills and qualifications of the potetial employee
responsability to track the proof of qualification
responsability to contact the recruiting manager to negotiate the timescale
Cadidates are sorted
Global Events provides:
SPACE TO ATTACH LETTER
Stats and finish date
handbook for policies and rules
Intended course of action
The more specific, detailing the steps involved in seeing the intent of the policy
HEALTH AND SAFETY
The layont of the venue
examples of event-specific risks likely to be met
potential hazard and potential risks
first aid treatment
THE LEGISLATION STATES THAT
THERE SHOULD BE
Health and safety statistics
Key annual figures 2012/13
148 workers were killed at work
78 222 other injuries to employees were reported
175 000 reportable injuries
1.1 million people who worked during the last year were suffering from an illness caused by the work or made worse by he work
WORKING DAYS LOST:
22.7 million ddays were lost due to work-related ill health.
ECONOMIC COST IN BRITAIN
Workplace injuries and ill health cost society an estimated £13.8 billion
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Goldblatt (2005) states that event management is a profession where success or failure depends on communication.
For an event to be successful, any issues that could have caused any potental problems need to be resolved working collaboratively and productively.
The magic moment which features in event business is when everyone realises that only collaboration from this point onwards will enable the event to meet its deadlines.