Purpose and Functions of HRM in Vodafone : Report

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HUMAN RESOURCEMANAGEMENT
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1 Purpose and Functions of HRM.............................................................................................1P2 Strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to recruitment and selection..................2TASK 2............................................................................................................................................5P3 Benefits of HRM for employer and employee.......................................................................5P4 Effectiveness of HRM practices............................................................................................5TASK 3............................................................................................................................................6P5 Importance of employee relations..........................................................................................6P6 Key elements of employee legislation and its impact on HRM decision making.................7TASK 4............................................................................................................................................8P7 Application of HRM practices in work related context.........................................................8CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................10REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................11
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management is a necessary part of every organisation because it isresponsible for efficiently conduction of each activities(Hendry, 2012). Main functions ofmanpower manager is recruitment, staffing, training and development of new and presentcandidates. Major duty of human resource management is recruiting a candidate and placing himas per his qualities and capabilities for promoting efficient working in association. Employersuppose to have a healthy and friendly relationship with staff members to get workersparticipation in decision making processes. This assignment is focused on Vodafone which is atelecommunication company that is operating its business operations in United Kingdom. Thisfirm is founded by Ernest Harrison and Gerry Whent. It is approximately seventh largestorganisation across the world.TASK 1P1 Purpose and Functions of HRMVodafone is a part of telecommunication sector which is operating at global level. Thereare different departments in this enterprise and each one of them has their own separate function.Human resource management is one of the most important division which is performing distinctfunctions in order to expand in the long run.It is another responsibility of manager that he shouldensure proper and efficient working of workforce. Aim of manpower manager is to make allactivities appropriate by motivating and inspiring workforce. Employers are required to monitorperformance of workers in order to identify training and development needs so that staff couldattain all allotted targets in requisite period of time(Cascio,2018). This action will further aidsmore profit and market share by providing competitive advantage because this is workers whoactually work for company's vision and organisation relies upon them and because of this reasonmanpower should be provided with best benefits.Different functions which are performed by thehuman resource manager in the refereed enterprise are as follows:FUCNTIONS OF HRMStaffing– This is one of the most important function which is performed by the humanresource department in the given firm. Through this it ensure the required level of work force ismaintained at every point of time. Proper departments are made and their roles are clearlydefined which assist in carrying out the goals and objectives(Armstrong and Taylor, 2014).1
Training and Development– It is responsibility of human resource manager that heassess functionality of staff members for getting know-how about need of skill enhancementsession for doing all activities in most profitable manner. Employers of Vodafone conductmultiple sessions for assessing actual performance of employees to find out out whether workersare doing their best or not. If junior executives are not performing well then a training sessionshould be launched for making staff efficient and future ready so that manpower could takechallenges and beat them very effectively(Bratton and Gold, 2017).Motivation: It is another function of human resource managerin which itinspire hisworkforce to put some extra efforts for doing all activities in best beneficial way for attaining allobjectives of company. Motivation is a factor that brings zeal of perfect working in staffmembers and because of inspiration workers work with enthusiasm and full energy. It is up to amanager that what kind of motivation he provides to his manpower because there are so manykind of motivational tools like cash benefits, awards & rewards, appraisal, enhancement incompensation plan etc.Maintenance: Superior need to utilise full efficiency of workers and should always try tomaintain this talent and virtue of manpower. Maintenance could be done by keeping healthy andfriendly relationship with employees because this action is helpful is getting participation ofexecutives in decision-making process and because of this workforce will feel important and willconduct their duties in most efficient manner.PURPOSE OF HRMThere are several purposes of human resource management and all these are described asbeneath:Improvisation of abilities and skills of employees because these capabilities aredirectly associate with quality of product and services.For ensuring productivity of association, it is required from employer that heshould consider all aspects related with profit and functionality of workforce.Major aim of human resource department is to keep healthy bond with staffmembers at workplace.Management of proper balance among all divisions is essential for HR manager(Brewster and Hegewisch, 2017).2
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