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Human Resource

Management
1

ELEVENTH EDITION

GARY DESSLER

Part 3 | Training and Development

Chapter 10

Managing Careers
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All rights reserved.

PowerPoint Presentation by Charlie Cook


The University of West Alabama

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:


1. Compare employers traditional and career planningoriented HR focuses.

2. Explain the employees, managers, and employers


career development roles.
3. Describe the issues to consider when making
promotion decisions.
4. Describe the methods for enhancing diversity through
career management.
5. Answer the question: How can career development
foster employee commitment?

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The Basics Of Career Management

Career
Management

Career
Development

Employees
Careers

Career
Planning

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The Employers Role in


Career Development
Realistic Job
Previews

Networking and
Interactions

Challenging
First Jobs

Employers
Role
Career-Oriented
Appraisals

Mentoring

Job
Rotation

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Managing Promotions and Transfers

Making Promotion
Decisions

Decision 1:
Is Seniority or
Competence
the Rule?

Decision 2:
How Should
We Measure
Competence?

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Decision 3:
Is the Process
Formal or
Informal?

Decision 4:
Vertical,
Horizontal, or
Other?

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Taking Steps to Enhance Diversity:


Womens and Minorities Prospects
Take Their
Career Interests
Seriously
Institute Flexible
Schedules and
Career Tracks

Eliminate the
Glass Ceiling
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Eliminate
Institutional
Barriers

Improve
Networking and
Mentoring
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Career Management and


Employee Commitment
Comparing Yesterdays and Todays
Employee-Employer Contract

Old Contract:
Do your best and be loyal to us,
and well take care of your career.

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New Contract:
Do your best for us and be loyal
to us for as long as youre here,
and well provide you with the
developmental opportunities youll
need to move on and have a
successful career.

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Career Management and


Employee Commitment (contd)
Commitmentoriented career
development efforts

Career
Development
Programs

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CareerOriented
Appraisals

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Career Management and


Employee Commitment (contd)

Career
Development
Programs

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CommitmentOriented
Career
Development
Efforts

CareerOriented
Appraisals

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Attracting and Retaining Older Workers

Create a Culture that


Honors Experience

HR Practices
for Older
Workers

Offer Flexible Work

Offer Part-Time Work

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KEY TERMS
career
career management
career development
career planning
career planning and development
reality shock
job rotation
mentoring
promotions
transfers
retirement

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preretirement counseling
career cycle
growth stage
exploration stage
establishment stage
trial substage
stabilization substage
midcareer crisis substage
maintenance stage
decline stage
career anchors

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Human Resource
Management
1

ELEVENTH EDITION

GARY DESSLER

Part 3 | Training and Development

Chapter 10 Appendix

Managing Careers
2008 Prentice Hall, Inc.
All rights reserved.

PowerPoint Presentation by Charlie Cook


The University of West Alabama

Identify Your Career Anchors


Technical/
Functional
Competence

Security

Autonomy and
Independence

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Managerial
Competence

Creativity

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