Human Resource Management Assignment: ALDI

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TABLE OF CONTENTINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3LO 1.................................................................................................................................................3P1 Functions of HRM in context to workforce planning and resourcing...............................3P2 Strengths and weaknesses of different recruitment approaches........................................4LO 2.................................................................................................................................................6P3 Benefits of different HRM practices for employer and employee....................................6P4 Different HRM practices in relation with organisational profit and productivity.............7LO3..................................................................................................................................................7P5 Importance of employee's relation in HRM decision making...........................................7P6 Key elements for employment legislation and its impact on HRM decision making.......9LO4................................................................................................................................................10P7 HRM practices in working environment.........................................................................10CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................10REFERENCES:.............................................................................................................................11
INTRODUCTIONHuman Resource Management (HRM) is essential to every organisation. It is the base oforganisation that helps in achieving its mission and vision. There are various roles andresponsibilities performed by HRM in order to manage and control activities within anorganisation. It is useful in contributing towards achieving desired goals and objectives. Thisreport covers the functions of effective human resource team in the workforce planning,employee management, etc. Also, different sources of recruitment along with their pros and conswill be discussed. In addition to this, role of employees and HRM in the decision makingoperations of the organisations will be analysed. Further, employment legislations that supportemployees in business activities will be explained (Foster, 2014)In order to accomplish the present undertaking, the organisation selected is ALDI. Thechosen entity operates in grocery retailers with 7000 stores across 70 countries. In order tomanage such a large company, effective HRM strategies are required. The purpose of HRM is toeffectively manage the workforce so that maximum productivity can be gained.LO 1P1 Functions of HRM in context to workforce planning and resourcingThe main function of HRM is to determine number of employees required along with theavailable resources to recruit and select them. They are key assets of organisation as it helps inachieving organisation mission. So, to achieve mission, it is important to develop plan forworkforce. The employee’s effectiveness decides how well an organisation is able to achievetheir goals. HRM functions are wider as compared to other departments as from recruiting tillterminating employees, all functions are performed by them (Armstrong and Taylor 2014).Workforce planning is done to ensure that right amount of employee is required to perform tasks.An excessive workforce will impact overall organisation performance and leads to affectbusiness operations.Firstly, recruiting is done to ensure right candidate at right place in right time. Thenproviding training to new ones to develop skills and abilities to perform tasks. Training isprovided by various methods to enhance their skills and knowledge. Also, having a proper andflexible communication structure allows employees to communicate effectively. It is designed byHR manager to ensure smooth flow of business operations. Also, it helps in clearly describing
their job duties and how should communicate to superiors.HR explains policies and rules ofoverall organisation and provides a brief of salary and wages. A clear briefing helps inmotivating employees as they get to know their value for the organisation (Beardwell andThompson 2014.)Problem solving- HRM is responsible for maintaining a positive environment. It ensures thatpolicies developed by them are properly implemented. Further, it solves conflicts that arisesbetween work force. HR takes major steps in problem solving to ensure smooth flow of work.Forecasting-It means to make plans in case of emergency. A future prospectus is prepared todevelop and improve employees productivity. It also defines structure of how promotion orsalary rise will be done.Orientation- HR hires people and provides them all information about employer. It is done tomake employee adjust with his new job. Orientation means to brief employee about goals andobjectives of organisation and how they will help in achieving those. This program helps ingiving introduction about duties and roles of employees.Improving KPI's- It is important to improve key performance areas of employees so that theregrowth can be done. It provides a clear outline of in which area employee requires training. Italso gives an insight to HR about how an employee will be beneficial for organisation in thefuture. It is a fully integrated process that helps in planning to avoid talent shortage orsurplus(Brewster and et..al 2016).P2 Strengths and weaknesses of different recruitment approachesSelecting and recruiting employees is done on the basis of resources and time available toorganisation. It is the most important function of HRM as they have to ensure right people inright place. There are mainly two types of recruitments done which are explained below:-Internal recruitment- It is a process which is followed within the organisation. It is done tofulfil upcoming vacancies and is performed by HR managers. No time and money is wasted inthis as no new talent is hired. In this persons are recruited with different methods.Promotion-It refers to upgrading employees from lower level to higher level. Itincreases roles and responsibilities of them along with rise in salary.
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