Human Resources

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Human resources management 1.1 Definition – process including strategies and policies regarding hiring and developing employees in one organization. Human Resource Management includes communication with all employees at all levels, recruiting the right people and providing training, planning personnel needs, managing wages and salaries, evaluating performance, resolving disputes etc. “Human Resource Management (HRM) is the function within an organization that focuses on recruitment, management and providing direction for the people who work in the organization. HRM is the organizational function that deals with issues related to people such as compensation, hiring, performance management, organization development, safety, wellness,…show more content…
This five stage model can be divided into basic needs (e.g. physiological, safety, love, and esteem) and growth needs (self-actualization) A person has to satisfy first the basic needs before progressing on to higher level - growth needs. Once these needs have been reasonably satisfied, maybe will be able to reach the highest level called self-actualization. First( lowest ) level includes the biological needs for a human being to survive - like food, water, air, shelter, they have priority over all other needs – e.g. you can’t think about anything else rather than food when you are hungry. Once that needs are satisfied the person is motivated to move to the next level. Second – the people want to feel safe and secure – here is the fair of body harm, losing job or sources. Third - it’s human nature to belong to one or other group, everyone desire to be loved, supported and to communicate with other people. Fourth level refers to the needs of self confidence, competence ( how the people think about theirselfs ), success, prestigious position, respect from the others etc Fifth (top) - Self actualization, achievement of something special in the life Maslow’s theory plays important role in the management, showing how one organization can motivate its employees. For example to satisfy the physiological needs the employer has to provide breaks, maybe food and drinks, sufficient wages. The employees needs to feel safe and protected in their working environment
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