Human Resource Management Assignment Solved - Sainsbury

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3P1 Explain the purpose and the functions of HRM, applicable to workforce planning andresourcing an organisation..........................................................................................................3P2 Strengths and weakness of different approaches to recruitment and selection......................5TASK 2............................................................................................................................................8P3 Benefits of different HRM practices within an organisation for both the employer andemployee.....................................................................................................................................8P4 Effectiveness of different HRM practices in terms of raising organisational profit andproductivity.................................................................................................................................9TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................10P5 The importance of employee relations in order to influence HRM decisions.....................10P6 Key elements of employment legislation and the impact came on HRM decision making....................................................................................................................................................11TASK 4.........................................................................................................................................13P7 The applications of HRM practices in relating with the work context................................13CONCLUSION.............................................................................................................................15REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................16
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION2TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3P2 Strengths and weakness of different approaches to recruitment and selection.................5TASK 2............................................................................................................................................7P3 Benefits of different HRM practices within an organisation for both the employer andemployee.................................................................................................................................7P4 Effectiveness of different HRM practices in terms of raising organisational profit andproductivity.............................................................................................................................9TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................10P5 The importance of employee relations in order to influence HRM decisions................10P6 Key elements of employment legislation and the impact came on HRM decision making...............................................................................................................................................11TASK 4.........................................................................................................................................12P7 The applications of HRM practices in relating with the work context...........................12CONCLUSION.............................................................................................................................14REFERENCES15INTRODUCTIONItHuman resource managementis defined as a system in which to manage individualwithin an organisation.. In this, manager is dealing with responsibility in dealing withdesigning, staffing andemployee compensationThe authority of a manager are their indescribing areas which a manager has to deal by designing, staffing, employee compensation etc(Al Ariss, Casio and Paauwe, 2014).The purpose for which they are leading with to maximiseproductivity and optimizing use of resources.Their practice is based on hiring, recruiting andmanaging employeesinofan organisation. This report is based on Sainsbury's, a retailingcompany which is founded in 1869 by John James Sainsbury's. It is a largest groceries retailercompany in UK.The main purpose of this assignmentis look after the purpose, planning andresourcing of an organisationisassessing its functions in a manner to fulfil objectives.It is basedon maintaining effectiveness in HRM practices. They are defined with the purpose of makingsupport in evaluation.In this, the approaches on recruitment and selection made by manager in
identifying strength and their weaknesses. It is lead by describing employer and employee inpractices and on enhancing profits.The practices with organisational contextin making decisionsfor evaluating relations.Their relations in respect to making decisions and their impact onlegislation by relating with context.
TASK 1P1 Purpose and functions of HRMHRM plays an important part in the success of the organisation. Their main work is tomaintain the workforce at the same timeandmake the best utilization of limited resourcesso that business objectives would be achieved. Major functions of HRM is describedbelow,Managerial functions:Managers worksis to manage the resources available in the workplace so to attain the maximumutilization of it. Basic functions includes planning, organising, directing and controlling ofthe department.Planning: Planning is important for the Sainsbury's as it will help the company todecide their pre set goals and how they can achieve it so that performance of theemployees improves gradually. Plans are made so that utilization of resources can beachieved like forecasting of shortages or surplus in the company so to avoid thewastage thus increasing the profits. Workforce planning can be considered in this. Itis a process in which needs and priorities of the company is align with the headcountof the company so to achieve the goals of the organization. In this employees skillsand what type of skills required in the future is find out and according to thatrecruitment would be done so to place right people, at the right time. Through thisSainsbury's can manage their employees and align them with the vision of thecompany.Organizing: Once the plan has made in the above stage, now its Sainsbury'smanager's responsibility to design the structure so that task would be allottedaccording to the skills set(Albrecht, 2015). Coordination within the team is importantto achieve the goals.
Directing: Direction functions means to guide the other employees so that they canachieve their personal and company's goals. Sainsbury's manager can motivate theiremployees, clear their path of goals so that full efficiency would be achieved by theemployees.Controlling: After all the above stages, Sainsbury's manager work is to monitor and control theactivities of their employees so that individual won't divert into wrong direction. Itincludes the comparison between the planning and real work so that gap can be find outand improves it so that pre set goals can be attain.Operative functionsOperative functions are those in which task are done by the personnel department. Some ofthe important functions are described below,Employment:Function of HRM is to recruit employees according to their skills set sothat performance can be increased.But before the employees should be aware of therequirements of skills and capabilities required by the Sainsbury's and how manyindividual they want so the demand and supply would be matched.Training and Development:Training and development is an important which shouldbe done by all the companies so that individual and organisation learning should beimprove(Armstrong, M. and Taylor, 2014). Sainsbury's manager should provideproper training to new employees so that specific skills and competencies required forthe job should be inculcate consequently helping the individual to achieve their task.Apart from that manager should provide training to old employees so that their skillscan be improved thus helping the company to tackle future problem.Advisory functionsHuman resource manager work is to give advice to their top management that how theycan improve their employees performance or which type of technology should be use toincrease the productivity of the employees and the Sainsbury's. Other than that they couldprovide feedback to the department head in the context of job analysis or manpowerplanning.Purpose of HRM practices
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