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Hard HRM
Staff are treated as a cost
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Soft HRM
Staff are treated as an asset
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Part Time Employees
Part time employees are contracted to work less hours than full time employees
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Temporary Employees
A person who is contracted to work for a business for a specified period of time
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Outsourcing
The practice of using the services other organisations to complete all parts of the manufacturing process
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Dismissal
When an employees' contract is terminated due to the breach of terms of that contract by the employee
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Redundancy
A form of dismissal when an employee's contract is terminated because the job does not exist anymore
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Trade Unions
National organisations with a remit to protect its members and improve their economic and working conditions
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Recruitment
Steps undertaken by a business to identify a vacancy and attract suitable candidates through internal or external processes
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Training
The process of equipping employees with the skills and knowledge necessary necessary to carry out their job effectively
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Organisational Design
The framework that provides a business with a structure to achieve its objectives
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Centralisation
The responsibility for decision making is maintained by a limited number of senior managers at the top of the hirearchy
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Decentralisation
The responsibility for decision making is delegated to a number of middle manages throughout the hirearchy
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Soft HRM

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Staff are treated as an asset

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Part Time Employees

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Temporary Employees

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Outsourcing

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