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STRATEGIC HUMAN
RESOURCE
MANAGEMENT
Executive Summary
The report presented on Strategic human resource management is mainly focussed
towards HR models and their roles that are played in an organisation to increase the effectiveness
in the work. The report will make the concept clear by applying the Guest model of HRM
including six dimensions on which the entire HRM related practices and their roles along with
outcomes is based. Besides this, the report will analyse various implications of Guest model on
Asda, a retail organisation based in UK. The company is efficient in HR aspect as it has more
than 170000 employee. The said firm use to focus highly on its employee aspect and take them
as a valuable asset for enterprise. Further, the report has discussed various internal and external
impacts which have come up due to the application of HR practices on Asda. Finally, the report
has discussed about envisaged changes that might occur in company in next three years along
with a discussion of HR roles in this change.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Executive Summary ........................................................................................................................2
INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1
Key model of HR roles, structures and priorities...................................................................1
Assessment of role, structure and priorities of HR function..................................................2
Internal and external influence...............................................................................................4
Envisaged changes in next three years and its impact on HR function .................................5
CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................6
REFERENCES................................................................................................................................7
Reflection ........................................................................................................................................8
INTRODUCTION
The Strategic human resource management is a modern concept in the present scenario
which includes dynamic environment. The SHRM has abolished the traditional concept of
personnel management and replaced it with various new dimensions. The concept of strategic
HRM helps in performance of business organisations with a major focus on developing present
and future state of company (Hitt, Ireland and Hoskisson, 2012). The present report is based on
the SHRM where models of HR will be discussed in context of Asda which is a retail firm of UK
and use to operate in various parts of world. The report will asses the role and structures with
application of HR models along with its influences on HRM practices.
The report is based on primary and secondary methods of research where for secondary
researches various books and journals have been referred. Whereas, for primary research, various
HR personnels of said company have been consulted to carry out the information on mentioned
topic in more clear terms. The process conducted with the help of both type ODF research
contributed in collecting more accurate and relevant information.
Key model of HR roles, structures and priorities
There are various models of HRM in which various roles and structures related with HR
is done (Hubbard, Rice and Galvin, 2014). In this scenario, David guest's model of HRM is
useful which describes 6 different dimensions. These dimensions are mentioned below: HRM strategies- The HRM strategies expresses different plans that are made by HR
department of any organisation which helps in competing in market. Besides this, HR
department of companies make strategies of recruiting skilled personnels, their welfare
and also related to their attrition. All functions are needed to be handled in proper way. HRM practices- The HRM practices include various roles that are fulfilled by HR
department. In this practice, various functions are involved which is also related with
legal practices by complying with required acts and legislations at workplace
(Ackermann and Eden, 2011). Behaviour outcomes- The behaviour outcomes of HR is the result that may come due to
application of different practices on employees. These behaviours may be either positive
or negative which depends on both employers and employees.
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