MGMT410 Discussions Week 1

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MGMT410 Discussions Week 1
What are the four basic HRM functions? How exactly do these functions…

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MGMT410 Discussions Week 1

MGMT410 Discussions Week 1

All Students Posts 115 Pages

The Purpose of HRM – 64 Pages

Human Resources Management (HRM)—what a mouthful! Class, this term, I will introduce you to the concepts of HRM—what it is, what it does (typically), what it can do (optimally), and what it should do (strategically). To start, let’s work on a few introductory questions.

  1. What purpose does HRM serve in an organization?
  2. What role does HRM serve in your organization (or your previous organization)?
  3. What does “strategic” HRM sound like it means, in your opinion?

What is the total person approach? Why is it important or what is the benefit of this way of thinking in any organization?…

The Function of HRM – 51 Pages

What are the four basic HRM functions? How exactly do these functions assist the organization in reaching its goals?  Do you think that some will do better with training then others? Why or why not?…

Out of the four functions of HRM, which do you feel is the most important and why?  What are some current trends in the business environment, and how might they fight HR practices or functions?  Given what you know about HRM thus far. How does HRM affect all managers?

As we discussed in the first topic, it is important to understand that the overall purpose of HRM is to be strategic in nature.  One of the ways this is done is by adequately “using” the four functions of HR to propel the organization toward it’s goals, mission, vision and values. Understanding how the various trends in the economy affect the various HR functions is also something all those in HR need to understand. As far as understanding material…