Human Resources Management Action Plan

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Abstract Human Resources Management (HRM) has many applications in the business world. This paper will identify three key lessons learned about HRM. It will also outline how these concepts can be applied in the real world to enhance professional effectiveness. This paper will then tie together how these lessons relate to effective HRM concepts, practices and systems. Lastly, this paper will outline specific thinking and behavior changes as well as actions that will lead to successful implementation of these key lessons learned into daily management practices. Keywords: human resources management, HRM, motivation, diversity, communication, recognition, relationships, performance, economic growth, recruiting, candidates, creativity,…show more content…
This will drive them to want to help find ways to improve existing processes or define new processes. Hiring a diverse workforce is valuable in enhancing effectiveness of any manager or leader for many reasons, as outlined by Kerby and Burns (2012): (1) a diverse workforce drives economic growth, (2) a diverse workforce can capture a greater share of the consumer market, (3) recruiting from a diverse pool of candidates means a more qualified workforce, (4) a diverse and inclusive workforce helps businesses avoid employee turnover costs, (5) diversity fosters a more creative and innovative workforce, (6) businesses need to adapt to our changing nation to be competitive in the economic market, (7) diversity is a key aspect of entrepreneurialism, (8) diversity in business ownership, particularly among women of color, is key to moving our economy forward, (9) diversity in the workplace is necessary to create a competitive economy in a globalized world, and (10) diversity in the boardroom is needed to leverage a company’s full potential. Understanding how to work with employees of different generations will be especially valuable in enhancing my effectiveness as a manager and leader because in today’s
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