Many Great Scholars Had Defined Human Resource Management

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Many great scholars had defined human resource management in different ways and with different words, but the core meaning of the human resource management is how to manage people or employees in the organization. Human Resources professionals have a huge amount of responsibilities such as conducting job analysis, planning personnel needs, recruiting the right people for the job, orienting and training them so that they become more valuable to the organization, managing wages and salaries in different methods, evaluating performance, providing benefits and incentives (merit and seniority pay, person focused pay, pay for knowledge,...ect) as we have seen in this course of compensation. Moreover an HR professional has to resolve disputes and…show more content…
The modern HR industry brings with it a set of opportunities to set the eyes of every hire manager sparkling. But with these visions comes greater, number of challenges. The Challenges of Workplace Diversity The subsequent success of any organization depends on the ability to manage a diverse body of talents that can bring innovative ideas, and views to their work. The challenge and problems faced of workplace diversity can be turned into a strategic organizational asset if an organization is able to take the chance to gain advantage from this mixture of talents. Employees of diverse cultural backgrounds, genders, ages and lifestyles within an organization can respond to business opportunities more rapidly and creatively, which will help the company to attain its objectives. More importantly, if the organizational environment does not support diversity, one risks losing talent to competitors. This is especially true for multinational companies who have operations on a global scale and employ people of different countries, ethical and cultural backgrounds. Thus, a HR manager needs to be careful and may employ a ‘Think Global, Act Local’ approach in such circumstances. For example in a country with a population of only four million people and the nation’s strive towards high technology and knowledge-based economy; foreign talents are induced to share their expertise in these areas. Thus, many local HR managers have to undertake
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