The paper 'Deciding to Act in Human Resource Management - Wally’ s Wonder Wash Company " is a good example of a management case study. Deciding to Act in Human Resource management is a topical issue trying to bring to the fore the numerous challenges facing business enterprises in carrying out their day-to-day activities. The author in this essay attempts to identify such challenges facing Wally’ s Wonder Wash Company in its daily operations. In the essay, the meaning of the concept of Human Resource Management as is used in the business world is explained at length.
Possible solutions are also suggested for addressing the identified problems affecting Wally’ s Wonder Wash Company. The essay further proposes a workable employee retention strategy that the Company could implement. In the introduction section of the essay, there is a working definition of the Human Resource Management function in general. In the body of the essay, on the other hand, the author highlights the pertinent HR problems afflicting Wally’ s Wonder Wash and their mitigating measures. Next is an outline of the employee retention strategies that Wally’ s could implement to mitigate the hurting employee turnover rate.
At the end of the essay are the conclusions and recommendations that can be adopted in the future. Introduction The Human Resource Management function is defined as the utilization of human resources to bring about production in a business enterprise. A more simplified definition of the term is proffered by Armstrong, (2006, 32) who states that “ human resource management is the contracting of people, expanding their potentialities while sustaining and reimbursing their services in line with the job and organizational requirement” . For the purposes of this essay, the author takes HRM to refer to “ all the decisions and actions that are applied to cause employees at all levels in the business arena to successfully implement all the strategies directed towards creating and sustaining competitive advantage” (Budhwar and others 2009, 34).
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