Human Resource Management : Assign

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................2TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3P1 Purpose and functions of human resource management, applicable to workforce planningand resourcing in an enterprise...............................................................................................3M1 Assessing the way functions of human resource management can provide talent and skillsappropriate to fulfil business objectives.................................................................................5P2 Explaining the strength and weaknesses of different approaches to recruitment andselection.................................................................................................................................5M2 Strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to recruitment..................................7TASK 2............................................................................................................................................8P3 Benefits of different human resource management practices within an enterprise for bothemployer and employee..........................................................................................................8P4 Evaluating the effectiveness of different human resource management practices in contextof raising business profit and productivity.............................................................................9M3 Exploring the different methods used in human resource practices.............................10TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................11P5 Analysing the importance of employee’s relation in context of influencing decision madeby human resource manager.................................................................................................11P6 Identifying the fundamental components of employment law.......................................13M4 Evaluating the important prospect of employee relations management and employmentlaw which might affect decision making by human resource manager...............................13TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................14P7 Illustrating the applicability of practices performed by human resource manager........14M5 Providing reason for the application of specific human resource management practice17CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................17REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................182
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management is important business function. In present scenario, activitiesperformed by people has direct as well as significant effect on organizational performance.Human resource management can be defined as the formal system which is designed formanaging people in an enterprise. Main function of human resource manager in a company is tohire capable and highly talented workforce which is very much important for driving firmtowards achievement of business goals and objectives. Success and growth of company isdependent on performance of human resource manager. There are various factors whichinfluence decision of human resource manager which will be discussed in the report. Report havefocus on explaining the purpose as well as function of human resource management in context ofMarks and Spencer. It will emphasize on determining the strengths as well as weakness ofdifferent approaches to recruitment and selection. The purpose of human resource managementis to support an organisation in developing team of skilled and talented workforce.TASK 1P1 Purpose and functions of human resource management, applicable to workforce planning andresourcing in an enterpriseWorkforce planning can be defined as continuous procedure which is generally utilisedtoalignorganization with those of its workforce to ensure it can meet its legislative, regulatory,service and production requirements and organizational objectives.Human resource manager inan organisation has important as well as different roles to play. Function of human resourcemanager in Marks and Spencer is to recruit or higher talented as well as skilled candidates.Other role of human resource manager includes directing and controlling the activities of otherpeople at workplace. Other functions of human resource manager in Marks and Spencer are:Recruitment and selection:It is considered to be as an important function of humanresource manager. Main function and primary function of human resource manager in Marks andSpencer is to identify the need of human resources and address the job vacancy in the company.Role of human resource manager is to make plan related to the attracting and hiring talented aswell as skilled candidates. It is the duty of human resource manager to post the job vacancy. Roleof human resource manager is to make strategy or policies for recruiting candidates. The purpose3
of this function is to assist an organization in developing a team of highly talented and skilledworkforce (Reiche, Harzing and Tenzer, 2018).Orientations:This is an importantfunction of human resource manager in Marks andSpencer to make new candidates familiar with the polices, rules and regulation of theorganization. The main purpose of this specific function performed by human resource managerin an enterprise to help new employees in adjusting into environment.Training:Mainfunction of human resource manager in a company is to monitor theworker’s performance and identify the training needs by employees. It is the duty of humanresource manager to provide people training related to the activities or tasks required to beperformed by them. The main purpose of this function is to developed high performance workingculture within M&S (Guest, 2017).Managing relationship between employees:It is the duty ofhuman resource manager inMarks and Spencer to listen the problem faced by workers and provide them with an appropriatesolution. The main purpose of this function is to avoid workplace conflicts and help firm insmooth functioning.Labor law compliance:It is considered to be as a key function of human resourcemanager to comply with all laws formed by government. Main purpose of this function is toprevent Marks and Spencer from legal obligations.4
Figure1: Workforce planning : Human resource management function(Source:Human resource management,2018)M1 Assessing the way functions of human resource management can provide talent and skillsappropriate to fulfil business objectivesMain function of human resource manager in Marks and Spenceristo make recruitmentstrategies for hiring the candidates.Human resource manager in an organization is responsible toconduct the systematic procedure of recruitment for hiring employees. The recruitment orselection procedure executed by human resource manager allows them to identify the skills orcapabilities of an individual as this will assist them in making suitable decisions. Recruitmentand selection enables human resource manager of M&S to judge the capabilities of an individualto support firm in achievement of business goals or objectives (Bratton and Gold, 2017). Thecomplete recruitment and selection procedure executed by human resource manager in enterprisehas assisted Marks and Spencer in developing a team of highly skilled and talented workforcewhich is very much crucial for accomplishing desired business objectives.The human resourcemanager in marks and Spencer provide training to employees in order to make capable ofperforming the specific tasks for accomplishing desired objectives. In addition to this, humanresource management team in an enterprise develop various policies and incentive schemes formotivating employees to make their contribution in driving organisation towards success.5
P2 Explaining the strength and weaknesses of different approaches to recruitment and selectionRecruitment is defined as procedure executed for searching for pool of talented and skilledcandidates with desired experience, knowledge and skills. Selection can be referred to as aprocess which involves selected the few candidates those who are suitable for performingspecific job within an organization. There are various approaches of recruitment and selectionwhich can be adopted by human resource manager in Marks and Spencer these are:Internal recruitment:This method is used by human resource manager in Marks andSpencer or recruiting candidates. Human resource manager in Marks and Spencer recruit peopleinternally. This is considered to be the best approach of recruitment, as it enables themanagement to provide motivation to people and help them in encouraging people to give bestresults. It also provides workers an opportunity to apply for job opening. Human resourcemanagement in M & S is required to make fair decisions in order to keep the process positive.Advantages of internal recruitmentapproach are:Management in an organization have knowledge about the skills and capabilities of workersthose who are applying for the job. Employees get an opportunity of career development whichenables them to get high level of satisfaction from their job. Major advantage of this recruitmentapproach is that it is less cost as well as time consuming (Johnson and Szamosi, 2018).Disadvantages of internal recruitmentapproach is that it may lead to the demotivationin employees if they do not get selected.Methods of internal recruitmentare:Employee referral:In this approach, management in an enterprise encourage workers torecommend the potential candidates from their network. As this recruitment approach is adoptedby Marks and Spencer it is very much crucial for human resource manager to give equalrespects to all referrals and follow up in timely.Advantageof this recruitment method is that candidates recruited using this approachhas some knowledge about an organization and work. It involves less time, cost andefforts.Majordisadvantageof this method is that trusting on referrals provided by employeesmight not provide a big scope of prospective candidates.Promotions: It is considered to be the best of internal recruitment. In this method, companyon the basis of performance and output promote the employees.6
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