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people employed to handle all the jobs. In most causes governmental jobs are underserved due tobudget restrictions. Working the sufficient staff is essential to all departments. Human Resource ProcessesThe human resource department of Solid Waste Management is about the same as any other government agency. There are different functions for each person in the human resource community but each person’s duties are equally important. The major functions that are dealt with in the human resource department of Solid Waste Management are payroll, hiring, termination, retirement, job posting (internal and external), benefits for insurance, risk management details (FMLA, light duty, surgeries, medical displacement), wellness trends and updating employees on human resource information and city policies. In researching the components of human resource management in current times there are several components that are not mentioned previously: “shift to greater competition, customer orientation; emphasis on quality, hands-on professional management, explicit standards and measures of performance, emphasis on greater discipline using resources, new forms of corporate governance, disaggregation of units in the public sector, decentralizing management authority, organizational development and learning, changing employment relations” (Vienazindiene, Ciarniene, 2008). Human resource management is an evolving field that requires discipline and strength to managecompany politics and procedures that will benefit the employees. Keeping up with the policies and procedures involving human resource management is a task within its self that requires training, education, and multiple resources. The human resource management system contributes a large part in shaping the organizational culture. To specifically
change the organizational culture of an organization or business a human resource management system must set policies, procedures and company standards dictates to employees the behaviors that are acceptable in the workplace. Along with previous components of human resource management there is a small component that allows human resource management personnel to have advanced knowledge of the new technologies available. Human resource management takes new information and develops a management plan for disasters, for changes in workflow and for reassuring employees in times of crises or frightening change. Change is inevitable for any organization so human resource management is very important to handle all aspect of operations. Lastly, human resource management consists of ensuring health and safety in the workplace. The best way to ensure these activities is through policies and procedures, education, and posting signage. A last given but probably misunderstood part about human resource management is about the recruitment and retention. “Finding qualified workers, keeping them engaged with the company, training them to effectively do their jobs and providing incentives for