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Unit 3 - Human Resource Management

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Unit 3 Human Resource Management(The Role and Scope of HR)
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1Overview of the Arnold Clark Automobiles..........................................................................1Purpose of the functions of HRM...........................................................................................1Assessment of HRM approaches............................................................................................2Effectiveness and approaches of employee engagement and employees relations in TheArnold Clark Automobiles.....................................................................................................3Key areas of employment legislation in the Arnold Clark Automobiles...............................6CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management (HRM) is a special technique of appointing perfect personsat the right job. It is a process in which the people trained, compensate, develop the policies thatare related to them (Albrecht and et.al., 2015). It is also known as HRM and in this field, thereare undergone many changes over the last two decades. It has become an important role in theorganization. In this context, there is a company named Arnold Clark automobiles which issituated at Glasgow, Scotland. In this report, the detailed description about purpose and functionsof HRM, applicable to workforce planning and resourcing an organisation will be explained.Furthermore, it covers the effectiveness of key elements of Human Resource Management in anorganisation. Lastly, it includes all internal and external factors that affect HRM decision-makingincluding employment legislation.Overview of the Arnold Clark AutomobilesThe Arnold Clark Automobiles was established by Arnold Clark and it is an auto mobileorganisation. Its first showroom was opened in Park Road, Glasgow in 1954. Further, it startedits finance business in 1963 and provides vehicles on rent in 1960. There were twenty-two bigbranches in 1989 across the Central Scotland and one in England. In 2002, Arnold had more than97 dealerships and this group have annual sales more than £1 billion. In 2016, company had 24franchises with 250 dealerships and its staff members are more than 10000. The founder ofcompany, Arnold Clark, didn't take retirement till his death and remained the chairman of ArnoldClark Automobiles. It also got Glasgow Business Award in 2009 for Apprentice Employer of theYear and it withdrew demolish of infrastructure plan in 2014 and it also got achievement in theDrum Awards 2016 and it got an award of The Best Marketing Company of the Year.Purpose of the functions of HRMThe management of human resources is a special function within company and it focuseson the organisation for recruiting and controlling all employees and staff members. This processprovides better guidelines to the worker in organisation (Armstrong and Taylor, 2014). In theHRM process, there are various approaches for selection and recruitment process. Therecruitment is a fundamental element of organisation and it includes job design, performancemanagement, career planning and appraisal with many more things. The major purpose and1
functions of HRM process that should be applicable for workforce resourcing and planning aredescribed as under:Recruitment– It is a process that is most complicated and challenging task for themanager of human resource department. The head of department gives a lot of resourcesand attention that is required to draw, hold and employ the prospective team members(Bailey and et.al., 2018). This process is applicable in the Arnold Clark Automobilescompany for effective planning as well as better resourcing.Provide training facility– It is also the duty of HR manager that he or she providesbetter training and development facility to its new employer. The new trainees or freshershould be train well and provide better facility for increasing their skills by themanagement and it is mainly done to make them as need of the company. Every HRmanager should follow this function for the fulfilment of workforce planning. It providesbetter training and development program to the employees in this organisation.Benefits and compensation– Every company wants to get its desired objectives andgoals so for this reason, the HR manager should provide better compensation anddifferent benefits to its employees.Ensuring about legal compliance– It is the main function of HRM that HR manager toprotect company against legal formalities and for this purpose, the HR manager shouldperform this function in the right way (Bratton and Gold, 2017). In every company, HRdepartment should be aware about all policies and laws that are related to theemployment, labour, working conditions, tax and rebate allowances with many more.Professional development– It is an important function of HRM and this function helpsto the staff members of HR department in enhancement of the growth of new trainees andeducate them. Company makes sure about accomplishing this task. This function shouldbe performed by the HR manager of Arnold Clark automobiles.Importance of HRM approaches in the organisation.In HRM, there are so many practices included in it that can be used by the HR managerin this company. All these practices are useful and beneficial for the employee as well asemployer. In such practices, it includes hiring, training, firing, development, payroll and variousbenefits of administration. These practices are important for the company and it reduces labourturnover rate so that the organisational environment will become better. HRM practices promote2
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