Human Resource Management Assignment: HRM

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HUMAN RESOURCEMANAGEMENT
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1 Purpose and functions of HRM applicable to workforce..................................................1M1...................................................................................................................................................2D1.....................................................................................................................................................2P2 Strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to recruitment and selection.............3M2....................................................................................................................................................4TASK 2............................................................................................................................................4P3 Benefits of HRM practices for both the employer and employee...................................4M3....................................................................................................................................................5D2.....................................................................................................................................................5P4 Evaluate the effectiveness of different HRM....................................................................6TASK 3............................................................................................................................................7P5 Importance of employee relations.....................................................................................7P6 Key elements of employment legislation..........................................................................7M4...................................................................................................................................................8D3.....................................................................................................................................................9TASK 4............................................................................................................................................9P7 HRM practices in an enterprise........................................................................................9M5.................................................................................................................................................11CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................11REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource is an important part of any organisation. Without them, a companycannot achieve its goals and objectives. To manage the human resources of the company, it isnecessary to develop a Human Resource Management (HRM) department. HRM is a processwhich perform certain functions like coordinating, organising, managing, providing benefits andallowances, performance appraisal etc. Employees are backbone of a company who uses theirskills and talent to achieve objectives for the enterprise. Aldi is a leading retail supermarketwhich provides affordable and economic products to their customers (Hendry, Bratton and Gold,2017). It was founded in 1913 with its headquarters situated in Essen and Mulheim, Germany. Ithas thousands of stores in more than 20 countries. To manage such a large working force, it iscrucial to have a strong human resource department. This assignment will mainly focus onpurposes and functions of HRM with the strength and weakness of recruitment and selectionapproaches. HRM practices with its effectiveness are also mentioned under this assignment.Various legislation which impact decision making process and application of HRM practices hasbeen described in detail.TASK 1P1 Purpose and functions of HRM applicable to workforce.As mentioned above, HRM is a process which helps the company to manage theiractivities in a proficient manner. HRM in involved in strategies’ formulations which enhancescompany growth and productivity. They also ensure that employees who are working under theircompany are satisfied towards their job(Brewster and Hegewisch, 2017). Managers of Aldi focuson every detail which is happening within firm so that they can have better knowledge aboutproduction and other activities and can enhance those activities with better plans to produceimproved results. Thousands of employees are working under Aldi, so it is necessary for HRdepartment to maintain good and healthy relationship with them for efficient operation. Aldiconsider their employees as valuable asset so they try to satisfy them with benefits andcompensation. They try to make good and effective strategies which can benefit both employeesas well as company. They apply some HRM functions in their strategies to make good actions.Some of them are listed below:1
Recruitment and selection:These two functions are very critical processes as it decidesthe future scope of an organisation (Armstrong and Taylor, 2014). Recruitment is defined as aprocess of attracting and short-listing individuals whereas selection is considered as interviewingand evaluating individuals and hiring the best suitable candidate for a particular job position. InAldi, managers first identify the available jobs in company and list down all specificationrequired for that job and hire according to that. Recruitment is considered as a positive process asit is only considered with attracting pool of applicants whereas selection is a negative process asit hires only desired people and eliminates others.Orientation:It is an event which should be organised by every organisation to welcomenew joiners and brief them about company policies, rules and regulations, working environment,etc. Aldi organises such events so that they can tell about their company as well, their duties andresponsibilities towards their job (Briscoe, Tarique and Schuler, 2012). These events are helpfulfor employees as they come to know about their duties and about company. Some companies areneglecting this program as they think this is not significant. But this plays an important role tohave good relations with employees and make them comfortable with environment and culture ofcompany.Managing employee relations:It is necessary for managers to build and maintainharmonious relationship with theirteam mates.For this, they can organise different activitiesthrough which they can know about behaviour of employees and make good relations with them.With better communication and relations, they can enhance their efficiency and work together asa team to achieve desired goals for company.M1By implementing appropriate HRM functions at the time of strategies’ formulation,manager can ensure better achievement of goals and objectives (Daley, 2012). They have to planin a manner so that organisation as well as employee gets maximum benefits. This can bepursued only when managers and employees work together to make their company successful.D1According to(Huselid and Becker, 2011),in case of internal recruitment, managerscannot get the best talent for a job position but with the help of external recruitment, manager2
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