Human Resources Management : The Causes Of Corporate Human Resource Management

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There are some critics out there claim that corporate human resource departments have outlasted their practicality and are not there to benefit employees, but to keep the organization from legal problems. By theory, Human Resources Management is responsible to create a high-quality workforce inside the organization. It means Human Resources Management participate in some activities such as interviewing job candidates, training, and evaluating (Robbins, 2012, p. 338). Linking the theory and the issue, I think that there are some confusions inside the Human Resources Department in some organizations that makes Human Resources Management process nowadays start falling apart. Human Resources Management departments are trying to serve two bosses. On the one hand, Human Resources Management are there to provide help and support for the employees and, on the other hand, they exist for the organization and the senior management to help manage, monitor, appraise, discipline, and evaluating employees. I believe this confusion is causing friction, and in many organizations, Human Resources Management departments is focusing to support the organization side, rather than supporting the employees’ side. Besides the confusion, I also believe that some of Human Resources Management in many organizations are not delivering any real value. They are too focus with bureaucratic, administrative tasks, financial issues, or any legal issues. This takes a lot of their portion time and makes them not focus in delivering unique benefits. Thus, it causes a lot of organizations to reduce the Human Resources Management function to a minimum, or outsource the function. Today’s Human Resources Management downfall issues lead us to some of the drawbacks of having a formal Human Resources Management process. First, having a formal Human Resources Management process means that an organization has to invest more in operating costs. It requires an effective Human Resources Management system that might cost a lot. Hiring people to work at Human Resources Management department costs a lot of money. Additionally, a formal Human Resources Management process can rise some differences of opinions. Some Human Resources Management goals might not be
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