Hrm & Hr Sub-System

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The Major HR Management Subsystems in Organizations Today There are several ways to conceptualize the structure and means for organizing the HR system in an organization. The first, and perhaps most familiar, is the functional method (Rothwell, Prescott, & Taylor, 1998). In this approach, HR management is organized into units such as employee relations, training, compensation and benefits, and payroll. Each is considered a function because it bears specific responsibilities for the organization 's total HR system. A second way of structuring HR management is the point of contact method. With this approach, which is much rarer than the functional approach, HR is organized around meeting the needs of its clients , stakeholders, and…show more content…
* Much inexpert competency work is being done in today 's organizations. | Role of HRfunction | * Ensures compliance with laws, rules, regulations, and organizational policies and procedures. | * Takes the lead in achieving breakthrough competitive advantage by selecting and developing more people who can achieve at the measurable productivity levels of exemplary performers. * Continues to fulfill its compliance responsibilities in a competency-based environment. | HR planning subsystem | * Concentrates on head count and HR expenses. * Makes forecasts based on the assumption that the future will be like the past and that the same number of people are needed to achieve predictable, measurable work results. * Favors quantitative methods for workforce planning. | * Concentrates on talent and the value HR brings to the organization. * Does not assume that the future will be like the past or that the same head count is needed to achieve predictable results. * Favors the use of qualitative planning methods. | Employee recruitmentand selection | * Consults the usual external and internal sources. * Finds candidates to match the qualifications outlined in job specifications. * Assumes that education, experience, and otherqualifications are equivalent to the ability to perform assigned work activities. | * Tries to identify patterns that indicate
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