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Running head: HR POLICY TOPICS 1 HR policy topics Author’s name Institutional affiliations
HR POLICY TOPICS 2 Abstract The human resource department of a company plays a significant role in formulating and developing policies that keep the employees happy and that protect them from mistreatment from the employees. However, the HR department needs to work hand in hand with the employees to ensure that the policies created are acceptable and improve the welfare of the employees. This study will examine the existing literature on four significant HR policies in an organization in the form of employee training opportunities, the development and implementation of the code of conduct, the development of dress code policies in an institution and the harassment policies and how they affect the workplace environment.
HR POLICY TOPICS 3 Kehoe, R. R., & Wright, P. M. (2010). The Impact of High-Performance Human Resource Practices on Employees’ Attitudes and Behaviors. Journal of Management, 39 (2), 366-391. doi:10.1177/0149206310365901 According to this article, human resource policies are created and developed in an organization by making choices and taking actions on the daily challenges of a company. However, the development of a policy is mostly influenced by the purpose and the objective which a company wishes to attain concerning the HR department. The publication goes on to state that there is a significant connection between high-performance HR policies and the financial ability of an institution as well as the market outcome. Therefore, the HR policies adopted by any company highly dependent on the financial strength of the institution and the result are directly associated with the outcome of the market. The employees' perception and opinion towards the policies developed by the HR also play a significant role in the adoption and use of the policies. If the employees feel that the policies will improve their affairs and well being and they were involved in the initial creation and development of the policies, they are likely to embrace and adhere to them. However, if they have a negative perception and were not involved in their creation, they are likely to reject them, and this influences their performance. Lengnick-Hall, C. A., Beck, T. E., & Lengnick-Hall, M. L. (2011). Developing a capacity for organizational resilience through strategic human resource management. Human Resource Management Review, 21 (3), 243-255. doi:10.1016/j.hrmr.2010.07.001 According to the authors, HR policies and procedures are important aspects of the workplace as they focus on offering protection, guide the management, and make sure that the firm complies
HR POLICY TOPICS 4 with the government regulations and requirement. However, the authors feel that the most important aspect of creating HR policies is providing organizational resilience irrespective of facing conditions that are surprising, uncertain, often adverse and usually unstable. The policies are meant to provide a platform and background through which the employees and the

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