The Importance Of Human Resource Management

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Human Resources is a critical division of a company, which focuses on the well being of their employees. Investment in Human capital is the most effective and efficient way for organizations to achieve their strategic goals. In Romans 12:4, “For as we have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function”, each person brings a unique insight, worldview and skill to an organization. When one or two areas of an organization are not operating as needed, this will have a domino effect on the rest of the organization. As we as individuals work together, the sum is greater than the total of the parts. The management of HR is “The process of acquiring, training, appraising, and compensating employees and of attending …show more content…
Much of what HR professionals do “involves legal compliance, litigation avoidance and ensuring that employee rights are not violated (SHRM, 2008). It is important for the HR professional to have an understanding of these issues, in order to support the organizational mission, vision and objectives. It is clear all U.S. employees have legal protections against employment discrimination at the state and federal level, but as an organization we need to ensure our employees are aware of numerous employment laws and how they pertain to corporate policy. Although these subjects can be dreary, HR and leadership can partner to communicate and develop creative ways to enhance the workplace, avert discrimination or workplace violence and make sure the organization as a whole is on the same page. An innovative way in which an organization can communicate this vast set of information is to develop programs such as an “Integrity Minute”. These 60 second videos can have a serial type structure which can be distributed on a monthly or quarterly basis. Each episode follows employees through various issues such as the ins and outs of Title VII, discrimination, EEOC violations, sexual harassment, affirmative action and FMLA. These one minute vignettes display how various situations can arise in the workplace, how the employees handle the situation, the corporate or legal violations …show more content…
Human Resources need to be an integral division within a company to ensure the investment in human capital is utilized in the most effective and efficient way to accomplish the business’ strategic goals. Individuality brings unique insight, worldview and skill to the overall body an organization so it can work as one. The strategic partnership of HR and leadership will increase the overall effectiveness and utilization of their their employees to help the company achieve its mission, vision strategy and goals, but let us remember, success is not possible unless we adhere to Proverbs 16:3 “Commit to the Lord whatever you do and he will establish your

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