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Purpose of HR Function - Assignment

   

Added on  2020-12-26

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HUMAN RESOURCE
MANAGEMENT

Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1
TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1
1. Purpose of HR function along with its roles and responsibilities in ASDA......................1
2.Approach to workforce planning, recruitment and selection, development and training,
performance and reward system.............................................................................................2
3. Different methods used in HR practices.............................................................................5
4.Approach and effectiveness of employee relations and employee engagement.................5
5.Key aspects of employment legislation within the organisation.........................................7
6.Evaluation of employee relations and employment legislation in decision making and
meeting business objectives...................................................................................................8
TASK 2............................................................................................................................................9
7. Job description, Job Offer letter and personnel specification of an organisation..............9
8. Evaluating use of technology on improving the recruitment and selection process........11
CONCLUSION.............................................................................................................................12
REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
.......................................................................................................................................................14

INTRODUCTION
Human resource management refers to a main function of an organisation, without which
it cannot build an effective workforce. The main key roles of this function is to give recruitment
to most eligible people, provide training to make them familiar with business operations, give
timely appraisals for improving their performance level and more (Arputharaj, 2012). It also
concerns with providing workplace safety where people can feel safe while performing different
activities. The present report is going to explain importance of HRM function. For this purpose,
ASDA is taken which is a well known British Supermarket of UK. It offers a wide range of
products related to grocery items which are available on its number of stores. Here, present
report discuss purpose of HRM and approaches used for conducting different-different functions
of same. Furthermore, key aspects of legislations and its evaluations in terms of employee
relations also elaborates.
TASK 1
1. Purpose of HR function along with its roles and responsibilities in ASDA
HRM within an organisation mainly emphasises on hiring, managing and directing the
people who work in it. This function deals with certain issues which are related to job
employment, compensation, safety and wellness of people, performance management,
organisation development and more. In context with ASDA, it is considered as the second largest
supermarket in UK that serves its customers by both online and offline procedures. It includes a
number of superstores, supermarket, petrol filling stations, super-centre and depots which serve
products across territorial boundaries (Ajayi, 2013). In addition to this, it also offer product or
services at relatively lower price including a tag-line which states “Save Money, Live Better”.
As, this company establish business in 1949 in retail sector. Therefore, its history reflects a wide
experience of customer satisfaction and its high quality of services. This could have achieved
only through contribution of HR practices, which plays a strategic role in developing an effective
workforce, managing workers and maintaining positivity in environment.
Some major roles and responsibilities of HR functions in achievement of business goals
can be described in following manner:-
Recruitment and selection: It is considered as main responsibility of HRM function,
where managers of ASDA use both online and offline sources for recruiting most eligible
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