INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT PART ONE

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT FOUNDATION

Human Resource Management is an important function of any organization. It encompasses the management of people in organizations from a macro perspective i.e. managing people in the form of a collective relationship between management and employees.

Who this course is for:

This course is good for management learners and students who want to learn about Human Resource Management.

What you will learn

  • What Is Human Resources?

  • Functions of HRM?

  • Importance of HRM

  • Skills Needed for HRM

  • Who is an HR Manager?

  • Features of HR

  • Today’s HRM Challenges.

 What is HRM?

Strategic and coherent approach to the management of an organization’s most valued assets – the people working there who individually and collectively contribute to the achievement of its objectives.

 

Functions of Human Resources Management

  1.  Organizational effectiveness (HRM makes a significant impact on firm performance)

  2. Human capital management (HC is the prime asset – the aim is to develop the inherent capacities of people)

  3. Knowledge management (support the development of firm- specific knowledge)

  4. Reward management (enhance motivation, job engagement)

  5. Employee relations (harmonious relationship between partners)

  6. Meeting diverse needs (stakeholders, workforce)

  7. Bridging the gap between rhetoric and reality (HRM is to bridge the gap – and to ensure that aspirations are translated to effective action) 

 

 Important of Human Resource Management

Perhaps it’s easier to answer this by listing some of the personnel mistakes you don’t want to make while managing.

  • Hire the wrong person for the job

  • Experience high turnover

  • Have your people not doing their best

  • Waste time with useless interviews

  • Have your firm in court because of discriminatory actions

  • Have some employees think their salaries are unfair and inequitable relative to others in the organization

  • Allow a lack of training to undermine your department’s effectiveness

  • Commit any unfair labor practices

 

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