Report on Managing Human Resources

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MANAGINGHUMANRESOURCES
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3AC 1.1..........................................................................................................................................3AC 1.2..........................................................................................................................................5AC 1.3..........................................................................................................................................6TASK 2............................................................................................................................................7AC 2.1..........................................................................................................................................7AC 2.2..........................................................................................................................................8AC 2.3..........................................................................................................................................9AC 2.4........................................................................................................................................10TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................11AC 3.1........................................................................................................................................11AC 3.2........................................................................................................................................12AC 3.3........................................................................................................................................13TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................13AC 4.1........................................................................................................................................13AC 4.2.......................................................................................................................................14AC 4.3........................................................................................................................................15AC 4.4........................................................................................................................................16CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................16REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................172
INTRODUCTIONIn modern business, human resources play various roles and responsibilities towards thegrowth and development of organization (Aladwan, Bhanugopan and Fish, 2014). Managinghuman is the art with systematic methodology. Any business cannot put their efforts withoutskilful and knowledgeable human resources. Present report is based on Mark and Spencer whichis international, multi-channel retailer. They provide high quality and great value productsthrough physical store as well as e-commerce. They build strong value of innovation, inspirationand integrity in their products(Mark & Spencer,2016).This report covers Guest's model ofHRM which can be used by cited firm. Furthermore, it explains flexibility of application of thismodel in practices. Moreover, it covers impact that make changes in labour market for flexibleworking practices. In addition to this, it includes various types of flexibility which may bedeveloped in organization. Beside this, this report assess the approaches to practice of managingemployee welfare in organizations.TASK 1AC 1.1M&S is requisite to align its HRM practices with organisational purpose goals, so thatfirm can accomplish its goals. Thus, it is very necessary for HR manager to develop skills andknowledge of employee, so that they can effectively implement strategies to balance the same.There have been various models and theories proposed by researchers which can be adopt bycorporate bodies in an effective manner (Jiang and et.al., 2012). David Guest had developedmodel which comprises of several HR practices along with definite strategies, which willultimately results into the improved performance if employees of M&S. Guest modelencompasses of HR activities, such as training and development course, reward system,commitment, appraisal and flexibility. The employee of Marks and Spencer's need to involve andenhance their efforts with the implications of Guest model in the management system. There aresix dimensions of the Guest Model, which are as follows:HRM StrategyIn order to attain desired goals, M&S is requisite to make effectivestrategies, such as differentiation of products and services, costreduction and focusing on enhancing quality. With the implications3
of these tactics, the organisation will be able to achieve long termobjectives.HRM PracticesHR manager of the retail company will organise various activities,such as training and selection process, reward system, job designing,status and security along with appraisal programmes (Alfes and et.al.,2013). Thus, with the implication of these practices, employee'smotivation level will tend increase in a significant manner.HRM OutcomesMoreover, in a wake of growth plan, M&S will be able to achievebetter quality services from its employee. With the enhancedperformance of employee, the manager can provide them flexibleworking hours.Behaviour outcomesThe enterprise will make effective efforts to retain its currentemployees, to increase their motivations level by involving them inthe decision making process and organisational citizenship.PerformanceoutcomesOnce Guest model is applied in the workplace of M&S, thenimprovised performance outcomes will be obtained. Moreover,employee turnover will also get reduced, quality will be maintainedand favourable result can be gained.Financial OutcomesIn the context of financial outcomes, high sales revenues and ROIwill be delivered with the implication of Guest Model within theworkplace of M&S.In addition to this, the model also has two visions for aligning business objectives withHRM practices, that is hard and soft versions (Alvesson and Sveningsson, 2015). M&S can alsoadopt these approaches:Hard HRM approach:By adopting this hard approach, manager can impose strict rulesand procedures that have to complied by the employees. In addition to this, they can alsoreplaced and assigned with more responsibilities.4
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