Managing Human Resources

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Assignment On Managing Human Resources Task | Table of contents | Page | Introduction | 04 | Task 01 | 1.1 Explain Guest’s model of HRM as applicable to the above company. | 05 | | 1.2 Compare the differences between Storey’s definitions of HRM, personnel and IR practices in the above context. | 05 | | 1.3 Assess the implications for line managers and employees of developing a strategic approach to HRM in a company like Unilever. | 06 | Task 02 | 2.1 Explain in Unilever, how a model of flexibility might be applied in practice. | 07 | | 2.2 Discuss the types of flexibility which may be developed by the organization Unilever. | 07 | | 2.3 Assess the use of flexible working practices from both the…show more content…
The line managers find implementing HRM practices hard because of several limitations they practice in implementing HRM. These limitations slow down the HRM implementation efficiency of line managers. (essay.utwente.nl) Task 2 2.1 Explain in Unilever, how a model of flexibility might be applied in practice. Flexibility promises to give organizations with production systems and work organization that will give the spirited border needed in a gradually more in the global market; and employees with increased contribution, more interesting jobs, steady employment, and better wages and work conditions. (Kogan Page, 2009) Flexibility in Unilever Company has come from both employer and employee groups. Flexibility promises the capability to become competitive in a gradually more in the global economy. Employee’s flexibility in the Unilever Company promises better working conditions and more diverse and interesting jobs. Flexibility in the Unilever Company also promises consumers high quality and differentiated products. The flexibility model is appropriate in the period of high and sustained unemployment, experience high interest rates and slower economic growth. (mngt.waikato.ac.nz) 2.2 Discuss the types of flexibility which may be developed by the organization Unilever. There are many dissimilar types of flexible working schemes and arrangements for
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