Human Resource Management (HRM) and Leadership : Assignment

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Running head: HRM AND LEADERSHIPHRM and leadershipName of StudentName of UniversityAuthor Note
1HRM AND LEADERSHIPTable of ContentsTask 1: Defining human resource management.........................................................................2Description of the company....................................................................................................2Describing the types of employees.........................................................................................2Describing the responsibilities of HR department..................................................................2Observing HRM practice........................................................................................................3Evaluating roles not undertaken by the HRM........................................................................3Describing HR functions in each level...................................................................................3Describing roles and responsibilities of HRM.......................................................................4Task 2: Recruitment and selection.............................................................................................4Comparing and contrasting recruitment and selection policies..............................................4Task 3: Retention and development...........................................................................................6Option 1:.................................................................................................................................6Identifying reasons behind people staying in jobs.................................................................6Task 4: Performance management.............................................................................................7Developing performance management plan...........................................................................7Reference....................................................................................................................................9Appendices...............................................................................................................................11Appendix..............................................................................................................................11
2HRM AND LEADERSHIPTask 1: Defining human resource managementDescription of the companyHilton Sydney is one of the most popular hotels located in Sydney, Australia. Thehotel provides an authentic experience to people residing in it as well as for enjoying anycourse meal. The focus of the hotel is to be innovative, listen to customer needs and buildphenomenon designs. The creativity of the hotel makes it popular among the people residingin Australia. Currently, the hotel provides employment to 1000 employees(Hiltonsydney.com.au, 2017).Describing the types of employeesAs stated earlier Hilton Sydney is one of the most reputed hotels in Sydney providingemployment to 1000 employees. In this regard, the type of employees working in the hotelcan be determined by using the flexible firm model developed by Atkinson. According toAtkinson & Storey (2016), labour flexibility includes core and peripheral workers. The coreworkers help in providing functional flexibility to an organisation, while peripheral workersinclude the part-time or contractual workforce. In the case of Hilton Sydney, the type ofemployees in the hotel are the core workers.Describing the responsibilities of HR departmentThe HRM department of the hotel supports the employees by providing properinformation about the market. The responsibilities of the HR department are situated inmaking the employees, as well as the customers, be satisfied. As stated byArmstrong &Taylor (2014) the satisfaction of the stakeholders are important for the development of anorganisation. Apart from these other responsibilities of the HR department of Hilton Sydneyincludes recruiting and training new employees.
3HRM AND LEADERSHIPObserving HRM practiceHilton Sydney is one of the hotels that are developed in a modern manner. Hence, theHRM practice adopted by the company is the modern approach to managing a humanresource. This includes recruiting and attracting talented individuals in order to achieve thegoals of the organisation. The job description provided by the managers of the companyprovides a clear indication of the level of work that is required in the company. It alsomotivates employees to perform efficiently.Evaluating roles not undertaken by the HRMThe role that is not undertaken by the HR department of Hilton Sydney is the trainingof the employees. The HR department indulges experienced employees in order to train thenew employees. This can provide a cause of disconcerting for the HRM has the productivityof the hotel may fall due to the dual roles that the experienced employees need to carry out.Hence, it is necessary that the HRM of the organisation make rectifications based on thebased on the training of the employee. Apart from the company also does not outsourceemployees.Describing HR functions in each levelStrategic operations consist of achieving the long-term goals of an organisation(Sparrow, Brewster & Chung, 2016). In the case of Hilton Sydney, the mission statement ofthe hotel is to ensure that it becomes the number one hotel all over the world. The HRfunction in this regard is to identify the manner in which these goals can be achieved. In thecase of operational level, the management sets up small targets on a daily, weekly andmonthly basis. Training and monitoring of the employees are done in order to help themachieve the target for the betterment of the organisational goals. The functional level involvesproviding directions to specific departments in the organisation. In the case of Hilton Sydney,the managers provide instructions to the specific departments in order to gain success.
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