BTEC BUSINESS UNIT 16 P4 Essay

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Unit 16: Human Resource Management in Business
‘Managing People’
Describe how your organisation obtains the co-operation of its employees through the contract of employment and employee involvement techniques.
Employee Co-operation
Contracts of employment
An employment contract is a written legal document that lays out binding terms and conditions of employment between an employee and an employer. The employers in ZARA need to makw sure that their employees are aware of what rights and responsibilities they have as workers in ZARA. This contract also includes:
The salary rate that is going to be paid to the employees.
When they will be getting their salaries
What deductions are going to be made from their salaries like income
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There are different types of work groups in firms, For example:
Board groups and work councils
Quality Circles
Intra-organizational groups

Suggestion schemes
This helps the employee’s involvement in the organization. Employers make sure that he staff feels like they are part of the firm and that their ideas and suggestions matter. Staffs ideas sometimes make big changes in the organization and benefit them in many ways. To motivate the employees more, the employers give them rewards and prizes to keep them thinking about more and more ideas to improve the company, by doing this, it will motivate employees to work better and harder.
How Zara obtains Employee Corporation?
The rules, regulations and rights are followed by both the employees and employers in ZARA. ZARA has also explained the disciplinary procedures to the employees and as well as their employers. Employees are involved in the decision makings of ZARA and they are taken into consideration. Working together in work groups also takes place in ZARA. Finally, suggestion schemes are mainly monitored by the firm as this gives each and every employee a chance to share their ideas for ZARA.
Devolved authority and responsibility
Getting the employees more involved in the firms decision making enables the employees to do better work and be motivated to do it with their maximum capabilities. But this can also be a disadvantage because:
The employees would want

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