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Human Resource Management: Purpose, Function, Recruitment, Selection, HRM Practices, Employee Retention, Employment Legislation

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This document provides an overview of Human Resource Management (HRM) in the context of workforce planning and resourcing an organization. It explains the purpose and function of HRM, strengths and weaknesses of different recruitment and selection approaches, benefits of HRM practices for employees and employers, effectiveness of HRM practices in raising organizational profit and productivity, importance of employee retention in HRM decision-making, key elements of employment legislation and their impact on HRM decision-making, and applications of HRM practices in a work-related context. The document focuses on Asda, a British supermarket, as a case study.

Human Resource Management: Purpose, Function, Recruitment, Selection, HRM Practices, Employee Retention, Employment Legislation

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Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION ..........................................................................................................................3
TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3
P1. Explain the purpose and the function of HRM, applicable to workforce planning and
resourcing an organisation..........................................................................................................3
P2. Explain the strength and weaknesses of different approaches of recruitment and selection.
.....................................................................................................................................................5
TASK 2............................................................................................................................................6
P3. Explain the benefits of different HRM practices within an organisation for both the
employee and the employer........................................................................................................6
P4. Evaluate the effectiveness of different HRM practices in terms of raising organisational
profit and productivity.................................................................................................................8
TASK 3............................................................................................................................................9
P5. Analyse the importance of employees retention in respect to influencing the HRM
decision-making..........................................................................................................................9
P6. Identify the key elements of employment legislation and the impact upon HRM decision-
making.......................................................................................................................................10
TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................10
P7. Illustrate the applications of HRM practices in a work-related context.............................10
CONCLUSION .............................................................................................................................12
REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................14
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INTRODUCTION
Human resource department is concern with the hiring of the potential employees so that
they can perform well in order to achieve the organisational goal. It focusses on managing people
so that they can enhance their performance for better working in various operations(Wood and
et. al., 2019). Employees are the valuable asset for every organisation as they are the main
resources for any enterprises. Asda is the chosen organisation for this report, this is the British
supermarket in Leeds, England, UK. It is based in 1949 by Peter and Fred Asquith, dealing in
groceries and general merchandise. This report will cover the aim and the function of HRM that
is used to workforce planning and hiring the employees in an organisation and also analyse the
strength and weaknesses of different approaches of recruitment and selection. Furthermore, It
will explain the importance retention of employee in influencing the HRM decision and also
discuss the important employees legislation and affects on employees performance.
TASK 1
P1.
Human resource management is the process of recruiting, selection, training and
orientation and performance appraisal, reward management of the employees so that they can
give their best in attaining the organizational goal(Scuotto and et. al., 2016). HRM is concerned
with the planning, organising, staffing, directing and controlling the various function of HRM so
that each aspect of the department can run in the appropriate manner. There are various function
of human resource management of Asda which includes HR planning, recruitment , selection,
training and development etc.
Workforce planning: It is the process of analysing, forecasting and evaluating the
planning so that they can determine the target talent management to ensure that right employees
are their in the business that can give their best in attaining the organisational goal.
Purpose of HRM:
The main purpose of HRM is to have efficient employees in an organisation and Asda
ensures that right candidates must be placed at the right job so that job can be performed
with the right approach.
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HRM also help in analysing the needs of the employees by doing workforce planning so
that each task can be done in an effective manner. Asda must ensure the proper staffing
within the organisation.
HRM also helps in improving the performance of the employees by conducting training
and development sessions.
HRM also focuses on continuous learning so that employees can learning the new ways
of performing various task.
Function of HRM
Human resource department play an significant role in the smooth running of the
business and the carious functions are as follows:
Recruitment and selection: This is the main function of the HR to recruit the right
candidate so that Their performance will be enhanced with their full potential in order
to achieve the organisational. Asda is also focusing on selecting the right candidate so
that they can give their best with the sufficient skills and knowledge to attain the
organisational goal.
Training and development:When having the right candidate, the second function of HR
is to conduct the various training sessions for the effective learning of the employees in
their specific field(Rojko, 2017). There are two types of training, on-job training and off-
job training that help in overall development of the employees. Training help in
understanding the work structure of the company ad also leads to know the various
method of performing task. Asda also focuses on tanning of the employees so that they
can learn in the effective manner.
Performance management: It just not about monitoring the performance, HR manager
also analyse the performance and the level of employee's growth in their specific field.
Manager do continuous monitoring of the employee action and evaluate their work so
that performance can be evaluated in order to reward them for their best performance.
Asda also focuses on performance management so that they can evaluate the high
potential employees who have the capability of performing the task in a better way.
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