human resource management
human resource management
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 1
Angela r. harris
April 10, 2016
Dr. k. chamberland
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Today’s organization faces a range of people management challenges. I will critically examine the challenges and choices HR managers now face in regards to managing, recruitment and other sections in HR. The main ...view middle of the document...
Now since we have an understanding of what the term means, let's look at how this developed into a profession. Human Resource management dates back to the Industrial Revolution when much emphasis was placed on various businesses ability to hire, train, and retain personnel. Additionally, 19th and early 20th century changes in government regulations and labor laws contributed to the origins. Advancements were made in the mid-20th century, to include the forming of The Society for Human Resource Management in 1948.
As we fast forward to now we realize that effective Human Resource management will depend
on a company’s personnel's skills, top management support for training, selection, motivation, and
performance evaluation. Since accomplishments through people is the responsibility of every manager as well as an essential part, in most companies a specified division is usually created to ensure HR efficiency.
Technologies have changed the direction of Human Resource management. Development have
improved the way we currently communicate, learn, and our overall capabilities. With this comes the need for constant growth and company development. In the times of the world wide web and
computers this can only strengthen. Businesses cannot sustain without computer and operating systems today. New technologies mean and increased level of professionalism and productivity. Something that is a usual goal of Human Resource personnel. As we learned in our course, job hiring and recruitment have become more advanced to align with the modern changes. Out has gone word of mouth, newspapers or print advertisements. Networking and social media tactics is the newest method. Also, having the ability to reach a mass amount of people even on a global scale has made training and development on employees so much easier. Information access is literally at the fingertips of anyone in virtual classrooms around the world at a moment’s notice. Time and money will be forever saved. Furthermore, improvements in managerial efficiency also
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through technological advancements. As we learned the evaluations of employee performance can be addressed and feedback can be granted within the company. Together making finding company weaknesses easier and fixable (Nielson and Grant-Vallone, (2002)
Company objectives are largely achieved when leadership and Human Resource personnel encourage habits that contribute to building confidence in the team as stated in “Creating a Culture
of Trust.” Ralph Emerson said, “mistrust is expensive.” he was not only talking about monetary loss (Zahed, (2011) Businesses may deal with cultural and financial distress if trust is not paramount and a fundamental value in the workplace. The biggest Human Resource challenge by far would by trying to manage different levels of experience and generations in today’s work...