Rhetoric In Human Resource Management

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In order to appreciate the rhetoric in the international human resource management (IHRM) discipline, first we must construct an understanding of what the IHRM discipline encompasses. The importance of first learning about IHRM before completing an analysis of rhetoric because the content is could often be confused with the rhetoric. IHRM is an applied field that is a subdivision of human resources. Human resource management focuses on ensuring that employees receive the correct treatment. This includes, but not limited to: compensation and benefits, training and development, employment, recruiting and placement, human resources information systems, and employee welfare. IHRM includes the responsibilities of human resource management but also …show more content…
2014) Treatment of employees differs in each culture and when companies reach a global level they need to consider each culture’s unique differences. This discipline is growing rapidly not only due to companies expanding to global proportions but also due to the amount of companies in general. When companies expand like this it results in a need to articulate challenges and resolutions, as well as to introduce new proposals through theories to close the gaps. The academic journal The International Journal of Human Resource Management created a special edition issue to address these concerns. Within the introductory article “Recent developments and emerging challenges in international human resource management” written by the following authors Markus Pudelko, B. Sebastian Reiche and Chris Carr. When attempting to construct an academic argument in the discipline of IHRM field, there is value in considering the components of rhetoric at allow a fruitful argument by establishing the microelements: ethos, exigence, and logos. IHRM uses the stases of scientific argument because the field being an applied …show more content…
Let’s take a look at what Larry Beanson of Eastern Washington University states about ethos in the article “Strategies for establishing an effective persona: an analysis of appeals to ethos in business speeches”:

Effective in written as well as spoken discourse, the appeal to ethos (also called the ‘ethical appeal’) derives from the assumption that audiences are prone to accept the arguments of writers or speakers who are trusted and respected (Beason, L. 1991)
By using in-text citations and ensuring the credibility of the sources is needed to successfully demonstrate ethos in the field of IHRM. Ensuring the audience that they are listening to a writer who can be not only trusted but also respected. Within the IHRM the goal of an argument in an academic journal is to create a structured proposal. The proposal is used to addresses the concerns and the developments of this discipline all while using ethos to support

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