Essay about Human Resources

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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – YEAR 2013-14

ASSESSMENT 2

BY

MOHAMMED SARMAD HUSSAIN

STUDENT ID: 103669

SUBMITTED TO

SHAHZED ABDI

Introduction:

As we enter the new era of an advanced high-tech environment, the business world is also entering into an era of fierce competition noticed by takeovers and mergers. This illuminates the type of dynamic and complex business environment that companies have to face. The rapid change in the environment reminds us
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Organizations are increasingly becoming aware of the importance of linking the organization’s human resource practices to strategy that leads to greater performance (Huselid, 1995; Youndt et al., 1996; Delery and Doyt, 1996). Ian Clark defines Strategic HRM that “centers on how organizations can improve their competitive performance by considering and utilizing their human resource more effectively.” Wright and McMahan define Strategic HRM as “the pattern of planned human resource deployments and activities intended to enable the firm to achieve its goals.” The definition implies four components to Strategic HRM. First, it focuses on a firm’s human resources, which is the primary resource to be strategically leveraged as a source of competitive advantage. Second, the concept of activities highlights HR programs, policies and practices as a means by which people of the firm gain competitive advantage. Third, both the “pattern” and” plan” describe the goal and process of strategy, described as” fit.” The definition has the people, practices, and planned pattern are all purposeful, in “goal achievement”

IMPORTANCE OF HRM
Human resource management (HRM) is the managing of people within the employer employee relationship. It involves the productive use of

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