The Hr Profession Map : An Evaluation Of The Two Core Professional Areas

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Introduction This report explains how the CIPD HR profession map defines the HR profession, an evaluation of the two core professional areas, the bands and behaviours and why HR professionals need to be able to manage themselves manage teams, manage upwards and across the organisation. A self-assessment has been undertaken against the specification of HR Professional practice capabilities and four development options will be evaluated against my personal needs. A personal development plan containing my developmental objectives and activities has been included as an appendix. HR professionals manage the employer-employee relationship, and align an organisation’s culture with its people. Another definition might be an uncompromising commitment to perform at the highest level maintaining professionalism at all times. This is achieved by applying ‘hygiene factors’ and ‘motivators’ (Herzberg, 1978). Hygiene factors such as remuneration must be present if employees are to perform at all, but these factors alone do not generate high levels of commitment and enthusiasm; motivators such as career development may however turn satisfactory performers into good or excellent performers. The recognised benchmark of professionalism in HR is to become a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The CIPD Code of Professional Conduct (recently revised) sets high standards of practice demonstrated by members being committed to the highest standards of

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