HUMAN RESOURCES SECTOR
Human: refers to the skilled workforce in an organization.
Resource: refers to limited availability or scarce.
Management: refers how to optimize and make best use of such limited or scarce resource so as to meet the organization goals and objectives.
Human Resource Management involves management functions like planning, organizing, directing and controlling.
It involves procurement, development, maintenance of human resource
It helps to achieve individual, organizational and social objectives
Human Resource Management is a multidisciplinary subject.
It includes the study of management, psychology, communication, economics and sociology.
It involves team spirit and team work.
It is a continuous process.
Human resource management as a department in an organization handles all aspects of employees and has various functions like human resource planning , conducting Job analysis , recruitment and conducting job interviews, selection of human resources , orienting , training, compensating, providing benefits and incentives, appraising, retaining, career planning , quality of work life , employee discipline, human resource auditing , maintenance of industrial relationship, looking after welfare of employees and safety issues , communicating with all employees at all levels and maintaining awareness of and compliance with local, state and federal labor laws.
Primary responsibilities of the Human resource manager:
To develop a thorough knowledge of corporate culture, plans and policies.
To act as an internal change agent and consultant.
To initiate change and act as an expert and facilitator.
To actively involve himself in company’s strategy formulation.
To keep communication lines open between the HRD function and individuals and groups both within and outside the organization.
To identify and evolve HRD strategies in consonance with overall business strategy.
To facilitate the development of various organizational teams and their working relationship with other teams and individuals.
To try and relate people and work so that the organization objectives are achieved effectively and efficiently.
To diagnose problems and to determine appropriate solution particularly in the human resources areas.
To provide co-ordination and support services for the delivery of HRD programs and services.
To evaluate the impact of an HRD intervention or to conduct research so as to identify, develop or test how HRD in general has improved individual or organizational performance.