Human Resource Information Systems

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Human Resource Information Systems

Raelynna Blair, Sheilah Dillon, Merellyn Heard, Deborah Michalik, and Julissa Saldana

University of Phoenix

MBAHR/591: Human Resources Seminar in Problem Solving

March 9, 2009


Human Resources Information Systems

Information is an essential tool for managers in the retention, recruitment, utilization and evaluation of human resources in organizations. Since they support the goals and objectives of the organization, information systems play an important role in planning and management of human resources. These systems will serve as an important personnel administration operational programs, including employee record keeping, budget control, compensation, benefits management, and government reporting. This paper will discuss how different companies implement and use human resources information systems (HRISs) and their strategic and operational use in their organization.

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American Motors: Merellyn Heard

A person whom was employed as a shipping and receiving clerk at American Motors for 10-years filed a grievance against the company for unfair termination.

On a particular day in November, the grievant asked a purchasing clerk to look up purchasing information on several parts, including a jeep door. The grievant intention was to purchase the jeep door to give to a sheriff friend who was going to fix a DUI ticket for him. After receiving the door the grievant stored the door in a location close to his workstation until he completed his shift. Once he completed his shift, he carried the door out and put it in his van. While doing so, he was witnessed by a member of management who saw him put the jeep door in his van. Later that evening, another employee contacted the grievant and let him know that he was seen by a member of management carrying the door to his van. A month later after receiving taking the...