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HR Case Study Review on ASDA Company - Assignment

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HR Case Study Review
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3P1. Purpose and function of HRM applicable to workforce planning and resourcing anorganisation............................................................................................................................3P2. Strength and weakness of different approaches to recruitment and selection..................6TASK 2............................................................................................................................................7P3. Benefits of different HRM practices for both employer and employee...........................7P4. Effectiveness of different HRM practices for raising organisational profit and productivity................................................................................................................................................8TASK 3............................................................................................................................................9P5. Importance of employee relations in respect of influencing HRM decision making.......9P6. Key elements of employment legislation and its impact over decision making process10TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................11P7. Application of HRM practices in a work-related context..............................................11CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................13REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................14
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management refers to a formal system which is responsible formanaging and controlling the personnels working within an organisation. It involve three majorareas of operation that are staffing, designing of work and employees compensation. ASDA is aBritish supermarket retailers which is headquartered in West Yorkshire. It offers variety ofproducts in sector such as grocery, general merchandise and financial services (Al Ariss, Cascioand Paauwe, 2014).This report explains about purpose and function of HRM along with variousapproaches of recruitment and selection. It further explains about benefits of HRM practices forboth employer and employee and its effectiveness for raising organisational profit andproductivity. In addition to this it explains about impact of employees relation and element ofemployment legislation over HRM decision making.TASK 1P1. Purpose and function of HRM applicable to workforce planning and resourcing anorganisationHuman resource management refers to the formal system of a company which arestructured to increase the efficiency of company. It is responsible for managing the humanresources of enterprise and align their skills or ability toward the accomplishment oforganisational objective. Main purpose of human resource manager is to hire eligible candidatewith required skills or ability at right place that support in enhancing the productivity ofcompany. This support in achieving the goals or objectives that are decided by a company as ithelp in developing an effective team. Being a human resource manager of ASDA, it is veryessential for them to effectively plan and manage the workforce as it is a heart of organisationwhich is responsible for its success.Workforce Planning:It refers to the process of determining the current as well as futurepersonnel need and then plan the cost effective methods for recruiting or retaining thoseindividual for performing business operations in an effective and efficient manner.
(Source:Workforce Planning,2018)Above given image depict about the workforce planning cycle which consist of six stepsthat support a company to implement its workforce planning in an effective manner. These stepsare as given below:Set Strategic Direction:-This step focuses on collecting information related to annualbusiness plan, projected need relate to ways for carrying out goals and employeesrequired. ASDA must determine the ways to achieve objectives and resources that arerequired.Analyse workforce:-This step allows to perform deep analyses over current employeesin order to determine the employees and skills that are required to achieve organisationalobjectives. By performing this analyses ASDA will be able to determine the reasonbehind turnover and requirement of recruitment within organisation.Develop an Action plan:-This step help in formulating strategies that support inremoving the gap that are found in above two step. Under this step ASDA have toformulate an action plan as the information collected from above steps by formulating allthe strategies related to employment of people and arrangement of other resources,Implement Action Plan:-This step include the implement of action plan in operationswhich was formulated by higher management. While implementing plan ASDA mustIllustration1: Workforce Planning
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