Changing in Role of Hrm Professionals

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HRM 210: Assessment Item 1
Underlining The Process Of Transformation And Changing In Role Of Human Resource Professional

Phuong Duy Hoang (Louis)
Charles Stuart University

Underlining the process of transformation and changing in role of human resource professional Human Resource manager play a wide variety of roles in organizations. Depending on the scale and size of the organization or what industry they are in, HR jobs may changing in each situation. It is recommended that in today business world, HR manager plays the role of not only strategic partner, employee champion but also change agent as well as administrative expert. Based on the four criteria mentioned above, the following paper will discuss HR
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As a consequence of these forces companies are finding themselves in the middle of a revolution and organizing and managing people (Beer, p.49, 1998)
To survive over challenges and be able to gain profit, the successful organizations are one who is able to respond quickly to the changing environment which means turning strategy into action, managing the processes efficiently as well as maximizing employee commitment and contribution. The need of developing those above capabilities force top management look back at the important of HR.
Firstly, HR manager has become an administrative expert which is understood as the administration of people policies, program and practices. The traditional role of HR department was viewed as rule making policy police. This function is performed till day. The new roles now include personal administration, employee support, compensation and benefits administration as well as HR information services. According to Keegan & Francis (2010, p.875), administrative professional improve the efficiency of company by reengineering the HR function and other work processes for example introducing “shared services”. Ulrich (1998, p27) suggested that “It requires HR professional design and deliver efficient HR processes for staffing, training, appraising, rewarding, promoting and otherwise managing the flow of employees through the organization”. HR staffs were seen as a caretaker of company infrastructure which means that they
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