HRM & organisational effectiveness: (The contribution of human…
HRM & organisational effectiveness:
Who performs the HR function?
Organisations cannot be successful without well trained & motivated workforce
In large organisations, the HR function is mainly coordinated by the HR department, while in smaller organisations the HR functions are performed by line managers over & above their normal duties.
A HR specialist is normally employed in organisations with about 75 to 100 employees.
The contribution of human resources to organisational effectiveness includes the following:
Executing the HR functional activities in a professional manner.
Managing change to the mutual advantage of individual groups, the organisation & the public.
Assisting with maintenance of ethical policies & socially responsible behaviour.
Assisting everybody in the organisation to reach stated goals.
Developing a quality of work life that makes employees in the organisation desirable
Making efficient use of skills & abilities of the workforce.
Assisting in the attainment of employee job satisfaction & self actualisation
Providing the organisation with well trained & motivated employees
It is people in organisations who create ideas & allow organisations to prosper.
Successful organisations all share the following human resource attributes:
Company culture & diversity: the combined efforts of the employer to establish a strong company culture
Primary benefits- monetary benefits like pay, pension & share options
Career Development: includes long-term career-path development, talent management, succession planning & performance management
Secondary benefits & working conditions-non monetary benefits like leave allowance, flexible working conditions, input channels, innovation, recognition and the availability of well being policies
Training & development: availability of function-related development initiatives & programmes
An effective organisation must have a vision, a mission & strategy, an organisational structure & human resources.