Understanding Human Resource Management : Assignment

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UNDERSTANDING HUMAN RESOURCEMANAGEMENT
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................11. The organisational structure of Arcadia and how does its structure influence staffmotivation...................................................................................................................................12. Using Cameron and Quinn's 1999 model of organisationalculture asses the type of culture for Arcadia..............................................................................23. Explain how themanagement style in the Arcadia influences employee motivation...........................................34. The importance of training and development as aprimary HR function for the Arcadia Group............................................................................3CONCLUSION...............................................................................................................................4REFERENCES................................................................................................................................5
INTRODUCTIONA Human Resource Manager is responsible for three major activities i.e. staffing,employees’ benefits and designing work. Arcadia Group Ltd is a retailing multinational companyin London, UK. The company has more than 2500 outlets in the UK, selling high street clothing,accessories and shoes. This group was founded in 2002, owned by Taveta Investments.Human resource management (HRM) is an activity of recruiting, hiring and managingemployees in an organisation (Albrecht and Saks, 2015). The present report will provideknowledge about Human Resource Management, of Arcadia Group. further the wayorganisational structure influences the staff will be explained. Further, using Cameron andQuinn's 1999 model of organisational culture, assessment of the type of culture for Arcadia willbe done. And lastly, this report will cover importance of training and development as aPrimary HR functions of Arcadia.1. Organisational structure of Arcadia and how does its structure influence staff motivationAn organisational structure includes activities such as allocation of task, coordination,direction and supervision to achieve organisational goals. A company's organisational structuremust be flexible, efficient in order to attain its aim. There are different types of organisationalstructures i.e. functional, divisional and matrix.The organisational structure of Arcadia group is:Functional: -Functional Structure is the division of organisation into smaller groupswith specified tasks and roles. For example, these groups are divided as marketing,finance, outlets management etc. Each group has a manager who is answerable to anexecutive on an upper level in the hierarchy (Banerjee and Srivastava, 2017). Infunctional organisational structure, communication can be rigid because of systematicbusiness operations. Functional organisational structure builds a level of confidence inemployees; they feel more secure in their jobs.2. Using Cameron and Quinn's 1999 model of organisational culture asses the type of culture forArcadiaCameron and Quinn's 1999 model of organisational culture1
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