P3 Benefits of HRM practices for employees and employers

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3P1 Explain purpose and function of HRM.............................................................................3P2. Strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to recruitment and selection.............4TASK 2............................................................................................................................................6P3 Benefits of HRM practices for employees and employers................................................6P4 Evaluate effectiveness for HRM practises in organisation...............................................7TASK 3............................................................................................................................................8P5 Evaluate value of employee relation to HRM decision making........................................8P6 Key elements of employment legislation and impact on decision making of HRM.........9TASK 4............................................................................................................................................9Application of HRM...............................................................................................................9CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................13REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................14
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management, according to the Institute of UK personnel management,HRM is defined as an integral part of management that handles responsibilities related toemployees working in the company (Albrecht and et. al., 2015). The main objective of thiswithin organisation is to improve relationship inside organisation which are conductive forhuman satisfaction and efficiency of work. The company considered in this report is Sainsbury's.This is is a one of the largest supermarket of UK. This was started by John James Sainsbury inthe year 1869. The first shop of Sainsbury was opened in London. This organisation has threedivisions of Bank, supermarket and Argos. The following report provides information aboutimportance of human resource department in the company. There is also example of jobdescription for post of Human resource manager.TASK 1P1 Explain purpose and function of HRMOverview of the companySainsbury is one of the largest supermarket chain of UK and it holds around 15.4% shareof supermarket sector. This company was established in the year 1869 by John James Sainsbury.The first shop of this company was opened in Drury Lane, London. Sainsbury has become themarket leader of supermarket chain. There are basically three divisions of Sainsbury includingsupermarkets chain, Banks and Argos. This organisation was partnership organisation opened byMr. John James Sainsbury and his wife. This is a multinational company and it requires toenhance performance of employees and provide them positive workplace.Functions and purpose of HRM-The HR department of company is responsible for playing essential role for choosing,hiring, selecting and training workforce of the company. The various functions of HRM arementioned below -Workforce planning and employment- This is major purpose of HRM and according tothis, employees must be provided proper planning for their career development and businessroles. The main thing that HR department of Sainsbury has to deal with is selection andrecruitment process (Berman, E. M. and et. al., 2019). The HR department of Sainsbury conductsassorted & accomplishment procedure with aim of manpower planning. As per this process, it is
easy to hire and recruit talented employees (Shen, and Benson, 2016).With the help of thisplanning and management, Sainsbury is able to get skilled workforce and this is beneficial forenhancing productivity and increasing profit margins of the organisation appropriately.Human resource development- This is another function of human resource management.This helps in ensuring that all subordinates are given proper training. In context of Sainsbury, itis seen that HR department of Sainsbury provides training, learning sessions and careerdevelopment classes (Brewster,and Hegewisch, 2017). The main purpose of HRM is to increasegrowth and development of employees.Policy formulation- HR department has the responsibility of making strong strategies,plans, rules, norms and regulations. This ensures performance of employees in an effective way.In context of Sainsbury, HR department adopts effective strategies and policies in order to ensurethat business is operated in an effective manner.P2. Strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to recruitment and selectionRecruitment is the process and activity of getting attention of qualified applicants for a job role.It is a positive procedure with its approach of attracting as many individuals as possible for thevacant positions (Recruitment: Internal v External Recruitment. 2019). Sainsbury uses two typesof recruitment process for selecting best candidates for it’s organisation. These are mentionedbelow -Internal recruitment- This is defined as recruitment process by which vacant posts of thecompany are fulfilled by existing employees of the company. In context of Sainbury, the humanresource manager uses this internal method for filling vacancy of company.StrengthsWeaknessesThis redeems time & value as there isno job advertisement requirement.This is helpful in maintaining good employeerelation as existing employees are promoted tohigher positions (Stone, and Deadrick, 2015).This becomes a hurdle in entering newendowment in Sainsbury.The HR department of Sainsbury do nothave the availability of wide pool oftalent selection for vacant job posts orpositions.External recruitment- In this type of recruitment process, employees for the companyare hired from outside the organisation. There are many options with organisation to hire
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