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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENTHuman resource management is the process of bringing people and organizations together so that the goals of each one are met. HRM is the art of procuring, developing and maintaining competent work force to achieve the goals of an organization in an effective and efficient manner.
NATURE OF HRMPervasive force: HRM is present in all enterprises. It permeates all levels of management in an organization. All managers are human resource managers. For example: At Infosys, every manager is expected to pay attention to the development and satisfaction of subordinates. Action oriented:HRM focuses on actions, rather than on record keeping and written procedures. It aims to move closer to the hearts of people and resolving any conflicts or securing cooperation by solving their problems through employee friendly policies.Individually oriented:HRM focuses to help the employees to develop their potential completely and to encourage them to give the best towards the organization. Every attempt is made to make them feel important.
People oriented: HRM is all about people at work, both as individuals and groups. It tries to put people on assigned jobs in-order to produce excellent results and in-turn rewarding them for the excellent work done.Future oriented: An effective HRM prepares people for current as well as future situations in-order to cope up with the dramatic changes that happens in an organization.Development oriented: HRM intends to develop the full potential of employees by providing them with training programs to sharpen and improve their skills.Integrating mechansism: HRM tries to maintain proper integration and cordial relations between people working at various levels in the organization.Comprehensive function:HRM is basically a method of developing potentialities of employees so that they get maximum satisfaction out of their work and give their best efforts to the organization.
Auxiliary service: HR departments exists to assist and advice the line or operating managers to do their personnel work more effectively. HR manager acts as a specialist advisor.Interdisciplinary function: HRM is a multidisciplinary activity , it utilizes knowledge and inputs drawn from psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics etc..