Major Challenges That Face Human Resources Practitioners in the Australian Economy During 2007 and Analysis of How Such Practitioners Can Contribute to Achieving a High Performance Workplace Culture.

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Human Resource Management is a vast field and there are infinite issues related to it, this paper will focus only on core issues faced by Human Resource Practitioners in Australia and thus analyse how such practitioners can contribute to achieve high performance workplace culture. It is indeed necessary to identify these challenges faced by Human Resource Practitioners in Australia in order to implement and develop effective HR practices & policies and thus enable the Human Resource Practitioners to achieve a high performance workplace culture which would be beneficial to the organization. The Human Resource Practitioners need to identify the external as well as internal influences that will impact the organization and formulate a strategy …show more content…
With the help of globalisation Human Resource Management has attained an entirely new level of functioning. The workforce in many Australian organizations is global due to high rate of immigration. Human Resource Practitioners are constantly under the pressure to adapt to different strategies followed by different human resource practitioners across the world. Organizations are concerned only with faster and better results in a short span of time. Outsourcing is a classic example of globalisation. Human resource Practitioners now have to operate on a global level and they need to inculcate work ethics of different cultures which is beneficial to the organisation.

With the invention of new technology at a fast pace it has been difficult for the employees as well as the employers to adapt to this change of scenario in the workplace. With the invention of new softwares which help organizations to achieve higher productivity, the employees have to be trained to adapt to these changes. Older workers who are used to working with the old technology find it very difficult to adapt to the new technology. Thus productivity of these workers is affected. Thus here comes the challenge for HR practitioners to convince the older workers for taking training and to ensure providence of proper training and development programmes for such workers.

The Success of any organization depends largely on its skilled workforce. The right person for the right job is

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