HR Policies and Procedures Manual (PDF E-book)

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Every company needs policies and procedures in order to operate efficiently, avoid employee confusion and adhere to legal and regulatory guidelines HR policies and procedures address a diverse array of specific needs by

- aligning people management with the business strategic objectives, and policies, practices and procedures with legal requirements
- eliminating discrimination in the workplace and differences in managerial management ethics
- following best practices and the latest developments in effective people management
- being open to review, so as to attract or retain employees - particularly in a tight labour market
- developing a formal and consistent approach to meeting employees' needs as they grow and develop
- dealing with internal change while complying with head office or parent-company rules
- defining the culture required for business improvement by regulating standards of performance and conduct
- giving management the opportunity to thoroughly evaluate the work-related needs of individual employees

It is important for policies to be

- linked to business strategy, and have a definite purpose
- flexible, so as to adapt to changes in the company's strategy and direction
- suited in tone to the culture of the organisation
- written in plain language and free of jargon
- transparent and accessible to all employees
- developed through the involvement of employees and interested stakeholders
- practical and enforceable, with logical implementation guidelines
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR iii
FOREWORD iv

1 INTRODUCTION

2 THE PURPOSE, RELEVANCE OF AND NEED FOR HR POLICIES
21 Reasons for the introduction of HR policies
22 The business imperative
23 Some HR policies and procedures needed for the proper execution of business strategy
24 The purpose of HR policies
25 The purpose of HR procedures

3 THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
31 Introduction
32 The selection of a task team
33 The required four phases approach

4 THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MONITORING AND IMPROVEMENT
PROCESS
41 Introduction
42 The PLAN-DO-CHECK-ACT steps

5 EXAMPLES OF HR POLCIES AND PROCEDURES
51 Skills development policy
52 Mentoring policy, process and procedures
53 Performance management policy, process and procedures
54 Study assistance and training policy and procedures for annual study fees
55 Information security policy
56 Occupational health and safety policy
57 HIV/AIDS policy
58 Corporate social investment policy and procedures
59 Disciplinary policy and procedures (informal approach)
510 Grievance policy and procedure
511 Retrenchment policy and procedures
512 Procedures prior to, during and after strike action

6 SOME HR CODES OF GOOD PRACTICE IN SA
61 Code of Practice: Employment equity plans
62 Code of Practice: Integration of EE into HR policies
63 Code of Practice: The arrangement of working hours
64 Code of Practice: Sexual harassment
65 Code of Practice: Dismissal
66 Draft Code of Good Practice: Picketing
67 Code of Good Practice: Retrenchment

7 MORE POLICY EXAMPLES
71 Remuneration policy and process steps
72 Policy and procedure for management of poor performance: Probationers
73 Family responsibility leave
74 Unpaid leave policy
75 Remuneration for leave payment policy
76 Sexual and other harassment policy
77 Training and education assistance study courses
78 Recruitment policy, practices and procedures
79 Smoking policy and guidelines
710 Employee communications policy
711 Retrenchment policy and procedures
712 Lay-off policy and procedure
713 Relocation policy
714 Company attendance policy
715 Disciplinary policy and procedures (Formal approach)
716 Procedure for handling a case of presumed intoxication
717 Counselling procedure for cases of incapacity and sub-standard performance

8 REFERENCES

9 INDEX
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