ASDA Human Resource Management

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1......................................................................................................................................1P 1. Explain the purpose and the functions of HRM, planning and resourcing an organisation1P 2. Strength and weakness of different approaches of recruitment and selection....................2TASK 2............................................................................................................................................3P 3. Benefits of different HRM practices with an organisation................................................3P 4. Effectiveness of different HRM practices in terms of raising organisational profit andproductivity.................................................................................................................................4TASK 3............................................................................................................................................4P 5. Importance of employee relations in respect to influencing HRM decision making..........4P 6. Identify the key elements of employment legislation and the impact of its in HRMdecision making..........................................................................................................................6TASK 4...........................................................................................................................................7P 7. Illustrate the application of HRM practices in work related context..................................7CONCLUSION...............................................................................................................................8REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9.........................................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management helps the organisation to manage the employees in such away that they perform their best and accomplish its assigned roles and duties. In this reportchosen company is Asda, it is UK's second largest supermarket which focused on selling food,electronics, toys, clothing and general merchandise. The aim of organisation is to engaged theworkers in such a way so that they support each other in a safe family environment of trust. Thisreport covers the following topics such as: purpose and scope of HRM in terms of resourcingappropriate talent and skills, effectiveness of key elements of HRM, internal & external factorsthat affect Human resource management in decision making. Apart from this it also discussabout practices of human resource management in context to work.TASK 1P 1. Explain the purpose and the functions of HRM, planning and resourcing an organisationHuman resource management is essential for a company so that it can effectively controland manage the employees. It involves recruiting, selecting, orientation, training anddevelopment etc (Human resource management.2018).Asda can control its workers effectivelyso that organisation functions will perform as per need of company and it accomplish their goalsand objectives. Purpose of HRM are as follows:Employee relations:The purpose of human resource management is to build strongemployer and employee relations so that chances of conflicts can minimise. Asda maintaineffective relations with workers so that they feel comfortable which enhance the efficiency ofthem. In workforce planning and resourcing it helps the company to make strategies in such a sothat strong and health relationship can be established between staffs and management.Implement and follow plans & policies:It help the organisation to implement the planand policies so that all employees can perform as the rules and regulations of company. Asda canimplement and control the HRM policies so that workers can perform their duties as per therequirement of it. As a result work will complete in effective and smoother way. It help theorganisation in workforce planning and resourcing so that corporation can manage the employeesas per its needs and requirement (Vaiman and Collings, 2012).HRM has mainly two functions which are managerial and operative functions.
Managerial functions:Managerial functions are those functions which are performed bymanagement for planning, organising, directing and controlling. In Asda, human resourcemanager of company perform and manage it. It provides help in workforce planning andresourcing in organisation so that efficiency and productivity can be enhanced.Operative functions: These are those functions which help to an organisation to managethe operations of business. It involves procurement, development, compensation, integration andmaintenance. In Asda, It is the responsibility of human resource manager to control these variousfunctions so that healthy working environment can be established by the company. It helps toworkforce planning and resourcing in corporation.P 2. Strength and weakness of different approaches of recruitment and selectionRecruitment and selection is the process of hiring and selecting the most talented andsuitable employees in the organisation. So that efficiency and productivity can be enhanced.There are various approaches of it which can be used by Asda for hiring most desirable candidatein the company. There are mainly two approaches which are describes as below:Internal approach:This approach is used by organisation in recruitment and selection ofemployees. It involves internal selection and recruitment and it can be done when companyrecruit and select its existing staffs and promote them to higher position or designation. Asda isusing this approach in its corporation. For example, Asda have vacancy in its organisation and itdoes not want to hire workers from outside than it can recruit candidates who are alreadyworking. In that case it select most suitable staffs and promote the at higher position so thatvacancy can be filled (Ten Brummelhuis and Bakker, 2012).Strength:Organisation does not need to search workers at outside so it save the time as wellas money.Employees are already familiar with culture and environment of company.Weakness:Organisation does not get fresh and talented employees.It create the conflicts among the workers on the basis of recruitment and selectionbecause some staffs thinks that they are not getting the chance of promotion.External approach:This approach is used by organisation in recruitment and selectionprocess. It involves external methods of recruiting and selecting which are: Campus recruitment,
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