Pros And Cons Of Human Resource Management

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Human Resource is a management team within a company that takes care of attracting, developing, and retaining employees who can perform certain tasks in a job. The first step a human resource manager has to make planning how many employees need to be hired and the skills they will need. The second step would be hiring new people. Human resource managers hire people based off of the interview process. The interview process looks at skills a person may have education and intelligence, and previous jobs. After a person is hired they have to go through training. Training helps improve skills that prepare the employee for the job. It can also help an employee stay at the job long term. Human resource managers also take care of how much money an …show more content…
If an employee is not motivated to do their job then they won’t perform as well. The expectancy theory is a type of motivation that sees if an employee will perform better if they knew they would get rewarded. Victor Vroom discovered this theory in 1964. He wanted to focus more on the outcome rather than the needs of employees. A pro of using this theory would be, it helps understand and also recognize an employee’s decision making. A con would be, knowing how to reward the employee. Another con is overlooking other employees. For example, say one employee is doing a great job but the others aren’t. If a company keeps rewarding one employee, then the others will not feel as motivated to do a better job. If this were my business this would not be a theory that I would choose. I would choose the goal setting theory. Edwin Locke came up with this theory in 1960. His idea was, an employee would be motivated if they set a goal and was able to achieve it. Goals should be challenging but realistic. The more an employee achieves their goals, the challenging the goals become. Along with more goals it also will improve job performance. For an employee to start setting goals, they have to have self-efficiency and goal commitment. Self-efficiency is the confidence and belief that the employee feels to perform a task. Goal commitment is the belief that if an employee is committed to a goal then they will stick to that

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