Human Resources Management Assignment - Morrisons

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HUMAN RESOURCESMANAGEMENT
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1. Importance of HRM in workforce planning along with its purpose and functions inMorrisons................................................................................................................................1P2 Strengths and weaknesses of approaches for recruitment and selection process.............3TASK 2............................................................................................................................................4P3 Benefits of HRM for employer and employee in Morrisons............................................4P4 Evaluation on effectiveness of different HRM practices..................................................6TASK 3............................................................................................................................................8P5 Importance of workers relations to influence HRM decision-making..............................8P6 Key element of employee's legislation and its impact on decision making process of HRM................................................................................................................................................9TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................10P7 Application of HRM practices........................................................................................10CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management (HRM) is a process of managing people in workplace of acompany in a structured manner. This procedure refers to hiring or recruiting employees, providebenefits and compensation to them in order to gain their retention in firm, performance andchange management as well as take care the workplace for getting productivity. Managersperform various activities to maintain relationship among employees and employers by focusingon objectives of HRM function (Vaiman and Brewster, 2015). They make various strategies forimproving performance of workers so that they can help in getting high return on investmentthrough which profit share of an organisation at marketplace could increase. For furtherdiscussion on importance of human resource management, a reputed firm of UK has been takenin this assignment which is named by Morrisons. It is the fourth largest retailer firm whichincorporated its business in 1899. This unit has described functions of management of thiscompany along with role of managers in increase its productivity.TASK 1P1. Importance of HRM in workforce planning along with its purpose and functions inMorrisonsThe main function of human resource management in workforce planning is motivating,staffing and maintaining people in a proper way. Plan the workforce means to recruit besttalented employees in organisation who can give their support and efforts in increasingperformance of organisation. In Morrisons, managers are always engage in getting effective andefficient mobilization of resources. They perform various functions in order to developpersonality of employees to enhance productivity of companies. Apart from this major functionsof HRM in this company are:-Purpose of HRM:The main purpose of HRM in an enterprise like Morrison behind all functions is to planand manage workforce in a profitable way. In order to compete with other companies havingsame products at marketplace, they identify trends and implement changes in workplaceaccordingly. For initiating changes successfully in working organisation without resistance ofemployees they used soft HRM practices instead of hard. Through this approach they take1
workers as most valued resources and try to complete their needs at individual level so that theycan with efficiencies.Functions of HRM:Recruitment and Selection:For achieving objectives, management of Morrisons usevarious methods of recruitment to introduce high skilled members in workforce. Since this firmis one of the largest chain of supermarkets, therefore, such type of labour force helps inmanaging its stores in a desired manner.Training and development:In order to manage working organisation of all stores, HRMprovide essential training programmes to all workers to train them accordingly (Vermeeren,Kuipers and Steijn, 2014). Such programs also help employers in providing healthy and safeworking environment.Employee relationship:For getting productivity and positive attitude of employees,managers provide them healthy working atmosphere. For generating relationship among allassociated people, HR managers engage them in team-work so that they can share their viewsand opinions on a common task. This process also help them in reducing their weaknesses aswell as strengthening powers also.Performance appraisal:Management of Morrisons used to provide proper performanceappraisals by using methods like rating scale, 360-degree appraisal and more. cost accountingmethod are used by employer. HR managers used to keep an eye on performance of eachemployee in completing a task and contribution in achieving objectives. After then they providethem appraisals like increment in salary.Employee relations:This is a major function of managers of enterprises in which theyperform various practices to manage relationship among employees. They make effectivecommunication with workers, engage them in group tasks, timely given them appraisals andmore.In addition to this, HR managers are needed to use effective communication with workersand involve their participation in decision-making activity so that opinion of them can beincluded while taking such decisions.Health and Safety:It is the main function of HR managers of a firm in which they usedto provide proper training to employees. In this type of training, workers can learned how toprotect themselves from hazardous issues.It is necessary for each and every company to providesafety and security to people who are associated with business. At the time of recruitment, HR2
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