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Know the definition of Human Resource Management (HRM) and the characteristics of successful HRM programs (chapter 1 in general; slide 2)

Know the characteristics of a "high performance work system" and what the research indicates concerning them (pp 6-7; slides 3-4)

Know the HR activity areas (also called "domains") (pp 10-12; slide 6). Please note that your book mentions 5 domains, while I recognize 7 domains. This is because I break out Employee-Employer Relations and Employee Health & Safety and treat as separate domains… (mine is better)

Know the major trends affecting the importance of HRM and its practice in organizations (pp 12-20; slide 7) techonology, globalization, legalations,

Know the ways the U.S. workforce is changing (pp 18-19; discussed as part of slide 7) getting older, becoming more diresify…..

Understand what competitive advantage is and each of its 2 main principles (pp 25-30; slides 8-10) uniqueness, reverse engenirable, 4 sources of uniqueness, tech and operation capabilities

What is SWOT analysis? (slide 11) strenghs, weakness, opportunities and threats
To identify strategies and goals.

Know the HR activity areas (also called "domains") (pp 10-12; slide 6). Please note that your book mentions 5 domains, while I recognize 7 domains. This is because I break out Employee-Employer Relations and Employee Health & Safety and treat as separate domains… (mine is better)

Know the major trends affecting the importance of HRM and its practice in organizations (pp 12-20; slide 7) techonology, globalization, legalations,

Know the ways the U.S. workforce is changing (pp 18-19; discussed as part of slide 7) getting older, becoming more diresify…..

Understand what competitive advantage is and each of its 2 main principles (pp 25-30; slides 8-10) uniqueness, reverse engenirable, 4 sources of uniqueness, tech and operation capabilities

What is SWOT analysis? (slide 11) strenghs, weakness, opportunities and threats
To identify strategies and goals.

Chapter 3: The Legal Environment of HRM
Know the “employment-at-will” doctrine versus the “implied contract” doctrine (p 61). What is “employment discrimination” (p 62; slide 2)?

Know the specific discriminations outlawed by Title VII (p 68; slide 4) and who is subject to the law. Race sex color religion national origin (age and sexual preferenece are not cover)

Know what a prima facie case is and how it is created, disparate (or adverse) treatment and disparate (or adverse) impact (pp 69 & 72-74; notes on slide 4). Intentional vs unintentional, treatment 4 steps, 80 % rule

Know how an employer demonstrates "job relatedness" and have a general familiarity with 4 key court cases: Griggs v. Duke Power, Albemarle Paper v. Moody, Connecticut v. Teal, Watson v. Fort Worth Bank (text pp 74-76; slide 5)

Know sexual harassment: what it is and how a firm can protect itself against charges (pp 76-78 & 80; slide 4) 7 steps

Know what is permitted under Title V11? What is a BFOQ (Bona Fide Occupational Qualification) (p 69; slide 6)? National security, …

Know age discrimination: what it is, who’s protected, and how to show a prima facie case (pp 83-84; slide 8)

Know the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (p 89; Figure 3-10 on page 90 may be useful; slide 9)

Know the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): the definition of “disability”, “essential job functions”, “reasonable accommodation”, “undue hardship,” and the basic essence of GINA (pp 84 & 86-88; slide 10)

Know the general…