The paper 'Human Resource Management Issues' is a wonderful example of a Management Essay. Human Resource Management (HRM) is an arm of an organization that is designed to help the employees maximize their performance thus achieving the organizational goals and objectives. It is a primal concern is how the people are managed (employees) in an organization (Armstrong, 2009). The Human resource department is responsible for employee recruitment to training and their performance analysis in the organization also the Human Resource Department is concerned with the organizational relations with the regulation and government laws (Andersen, Cooper & Zhu, 2007). It is dedicated to discipline and keeps an eye but also watches over the employees by offering to the appeals of employees benefits and also focuses on strategic initiatives of the company for example activities like mergers and acquisitions (Boxall & Purcell, 2008).
By offering both managerial and operative functions the Human Resource Management helps the organization have a better workflow and good performance within the company (Bhattacharya, Gibson & Doty, 2005). The contributions the Human Resource department offers the company is the most crucial but important which is employees satisfaction; from the employee's recruitment since the department assess the person’ s credentials to know what the applicant will bring to the company to the applicant training and development within the company, which is mostly the employee being taught what the company is all about and his/her part in the organization (Armstrong & Baron, 2004). There work is also to keep a tight leash on the employees by checking the employee's performance analysis making sure the employees give 100% effort in earning their stay in the company, also by looking out for their work and life balance in that by checking their schedules and making sure they are humane enough and under the right conditions also by looking out for both parties of the company in that by satisfying the needs of the employers and looking out the company by making them comfortable thus making the company knowledge just to remain within the employees since sustaining what you have is more important than just changing every time (Batt, 2002). Discussion Human Resource Activities are categorized either to be transformational which is mostly about the day-day activities the company makes and also the transactions but isn’ t that valuable when it comes to the strategic value in the company but by just oversees keeps the organization stakeholders in the loop (Chang & Huang, 2005). Secondly, there is the usual traditional activity which includes catering for the employees in from their recruitment to training followed by their performance analysis and their compensation and lastly to employee relations who have moderate strategic value to their services t the organization (Collins & Smith, 2006). Lastly, there are the transformational aspect activities of the company which is mainly the creation of a long-term capability and adaptability the organization and what it is all about which includes mostly the knowledge and secrets of the company, strategic redirection, and renewal of the company which has the greatest impact and highest strategic value of the department value to the organization (Robinson, Pearce & Mital, 2008). Despite all the activities being crucial to the organization's well-being, the activities with more contribution to the organization are the traditional and transformational activities (Ruona & Gibson, 2004).
Firstly with the traditional activities of the organization, this is mostly about taking care of the employees and their various roles. The activities are employee recruitment, training and development, performance analysis, compensation, and lastly employee relations (Wan- Jing & Tung, 2005).
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