P.1 Purpose and the Functions of HRM - Assignment

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1P.1 Purpose and the functions of HRM.......................................................................................1P.2 Strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to recruitment and selection.................2P3 Description about the benefits of differ HRM practices within enterprise for both employerand employee..............................................................................................................................4P4 Evaluation on the effectiveness of HRM practices in terms of enhancing the organisationalprofitability..................................................................................................................................4P 5. Analysing the importance of employee relationship in respect to influence HRM decisionmaking.........................................................................................................................................5P 6. Key elements of employment legislation and the impact it has upon HRM decision-making.........................................................................................................................................6P 7. Application of HRM practices in a work-related context, using specific examples............7CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management is a function of company which recruit, select, imparttraining and development to the employees of the company. In this present report Marks andSpencer has been chosen for assessment. M&S is a British multinational retailer whoseheadquarters is in London, United Kingdom. Organisation has operating income of £690.6million. This report will focus onStrengths and weaknesses of different approaches torecruitment and selection. In addition to this, benefits of differ HRM practices will be covered inbrief. Other than this, importance of employee relationship in respect to influence HRM decisionmaking will be discussed in detail.MAIN BODYOverview of organisationP.1 Purpose and the functions of HRMHuman resource department is the lifeblood of the organisation which plays major roleof recruiting, selecting of employees. Other than this, HR of the company has the duty to providetraining and development to the employees of the company. Below are the major function ofHuman resource department of the Marks and Spencer.Functions of Human resource managementRecruitment and selection:It is a process where the new people are being interviewedby the Human resource department of the company (Guest, 2017). After that the onefulfils all the requirement of the vacant position will be hired for the organisation. Thiswill help in getting the best employees for the company as per there knowledge andqualification.Managing conflicts:It is the duty of human resource manager to solve any conflict thatarises between the employees or among employer and employees. HR listen to both theparties and give solution which is right and not biased on any way.Training and development:It is a function of human resource department where theyprovide training for the work the new joinee needs to perform in the organisation(Brewster, 2017). It is also carried for enhancing the skills and ability of the employeesso that they can perform more effectively.
Maintaining good working conditions:It is the major function of HR to provide bestworking condition so that employees can contribute maximum to the organisation. It isdone by way of motivating and providing appraisals to the employees.Purpose of HRM :Human resource department is established to make the most effective use of resourcesand recruit the best employees for the company. Along with this, the major reason behind theestablishing the human resource department is to promote the culture of company and give besttraining to employees of the organisation (Ejiogu and Ejiogu, 2018). This department alsoprepare salary slips of the employees and give appraisals according to the performance of theworkers.P.2 Strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to recruitment and selectionRecruitment is a process where potential candidates are hired for the vacant position inthe company. This process can be carried out by two ways which are as follows:Internal recruitment:This is the process where the candidate for vacant position is hired frominside the company and the same can be done through promotions and transfers. It is a costeffective method and also promotions always boost up the motivation of the employees.Advantages of internal recruitment-This process of recruitment helps to enhanced the morale and retention in whichemployees sees the reward and advancement for a job well done.The one of major advantage is that it involves less paperwork and there is no requirementto issues new passwords, keys, tax paperwork and insurance.There are number of chances to the internal employee in terms transition into the newrole with the minimal downtime.Disadvantages of internal recruitment-This is process that involves the lack of diversity of a bringing background on thevariance as background, gender, age and ethnicity into the workplace.The enterprise do not receive the fresh talent. Therefore, they do not have innovativeideas that can leads to bring better and efficient operations.Externalrecruitment:This is the way where the candidates are hired from outside theorganisation through interviews. This can be done by different sources like off campus,newspaper or employment exchanges.
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