Human Resources Information System And Human Resource Management System

2006 Words Aug 28th, 2016 9 Pages
A HRIS, which is also known as a human resource information system or human resource management system (HRMS), is basically an intersection of human resources and information technology through HR software. This allows HR activities and processes to occur electronically.
Human Resources Information System is a system that lets you keep track of all your employees and information about them. It is usually done in a database or, more often, in a series of inter-related databases. These systems include the employee name and contact information and all or some of the following:
Department,
Job title,
Grade,
Salary,
Salary history,
Position history,
Supervisor,
Training completed,
Special qualifications,
Ethnicity,
Date of birth,
Disabilities,
Veteran’s status,
Visa status,
Benefits selected,
And more.
Any HRIS include reporting capabilities. Some systems track applicants before they become employees and some are interfaced to payroll or other financial systems. An HRIS is a management system designed specifically to provide managers with information to make HR decisions
• You notice that this is not an HR system. It is a management system and is used specifically to support management decision making.

• The need for this kind of information has increased in the last few years, especially in large and/or diverse companies, where decision making has been moved to lower levels
• And large companies generally have the advantage when it comes to HRIS. The cost to develop an HRIS for…

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