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- Much attention is required for a good interview. But sometimes it is observed that both the interviewer and the interviewee are less attentive. 1.3 ‘Best fit’ approach ‘vs’ ‘best practice’ Best fit is when the managers think of a plan of working around the needs of the company and employees. An example of best-fit approach could be virgin as Branson convinces the employee's to become more innovative. This objective mainly focuses on people. This will insure that Branson’s employees are motivated. The culture of Virgin communicates that all companies globally are part of a big group. The employee's manage their own problems, but the company helps each another when any problems come up related with work or their personal issues. This disadvantage of this approach could be how some employees in the company may be getting more benefits than other employees so this could cause conflict between employees. If they are 6
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working in a team orientated culture and the managers getting more attention to rest of the employees. An advantage of using this approach would be that everyone functions differently so every training plan is set out to suit the individual's needs. 1.4 Evaluation of Recruitment and Selection In conclusion after evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of the different type of recruitment and selection approaches it would appear that the hotel would benefit from both internal and external recruitment. Bringing someone new into the job role will help inspire new ideas within the workplace however it will cost more to train someone new but looking at the long term objectives of Hotel Dupont it will be benefit them. If we look at the short term objectives Hotel Dupont, internal recruitment will also benefit Hotel Dupont as it encourages employees to develop their skills, the opportunity of a promotion will boost staff to work at a higher standard. Training a colleague will be less costly effective than someone external, It would seem that the right scale of internal and external colleagues will help Hotel Dupont make a better plan for the future while keeping to a affordable budget. LO2: Evaluate the effectiveness of the key elements of Human Resource Management in an organisation 2.1 Hard and Soft HRM Hard HRM Treats employees simply as a resource of the business (like machinery & buildings) 7
Strong link with corporate business planning – what resources do we need, how do we get them and how much will they cost Focus of HRM: identify workforce needs of the business and recruit & manage accordingly (hiring, moving and firing Main features - Short-term changes in employee numbers (recruitment, redundancy) - Minimal communication, from the top down - Pay – enough to recruit and retain enough staff (e.g. minimum wage) - Little empowerment or delegation - Appraisal systems focused on making judgements (good and bad) about staff - Taller organisational structures - Suits autocratic leadership style Soft HRM Treats employees as the most important sources in the business and a resource of competitive advantage Employees are treated as individuals and their needs are planned accordingly Focus of HRM: concentrate on the needs of employees – their roles, rewards and motivation Main features -

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