This report draws on an investigative and deductive analysis research paradigm, which seeks to define the various concept dealt in human resource management. In this concept, a brief definition of what connotes a contract of employment will be outlined. The discussion then emphasizes on the different types of flexible working, and the subsequent advantages derived by both the employer and employees in regards to instituting a workable flexible working type. Again, the issue of employee performance is dealt with, in an in-depth analysis, which identifies the various ways or methods of monitoring employee's performance such as the 360-degree feedback method.
Finally, the issue of legislation has been probed to identify and consequently explain any provision that relates to the concept of legislation on equal employment .We conclude that employees' performance is critical concept that if effectively addressed could help an organization in retaining talented and skilled workers while at the same time helping the organization remain competitive.
The concept of human resource management over the years has stressed, the importance of employee performance, a factor that analysts accentuate defines an organizations ability to remain competitive and productive. Indeed a good rapport between an organization and employees is a boon to both parties.
[...] Further, the legislation allowed the creation of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which was mandated to implement the law. Today according to (Clark,1991), the commission enforces laws that proscribe prejudice based on race, color, religion, sex, decent, disability, or age in recruiting, promoting, dismissing, wages, training, apprenticeship, and any other aspect of terms and conditions of employment Conclusion This study has established that, indeed most employer's relationship with employees as regards terms of employment is defined in the employment contract. [...]
[...] Monitoring, thus gives data used in performance evaluation. It involves Reviewing work, either total output or samples, carefully observing employee work, Reading reports, charts, time sheets, work records, or logs, Self-reporting by employee on performance progress , getting information from clients, the public and fellow employees on an employee performance and eventually capturing and investigating complaints and commendation on an employee Explanation on any provision related to equal opportunity legislation Equal opportunity manifests itself in the concept of availability of employment opportunities to all irrespective of color, religion, decent or sex. [...]
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[...] According to Shelly "Another business argument for flexible work arrangements is that they allow companies to match the peaks and valleys of activity,” also such arraignments encourage employees loyalty to the organization, a concept possible since the business entity may not be able to change its operations. Shelly quips that that "the most popular flexible work options are those that involve the least change. Moreover, such work arrangements, increase employee productivity in that such program can positively affect overall productivity of the employees. The argument is that contended employees, who have the opportunity to attend to family needs and requirement effectively, are less stressed and more productive. [...]
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