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Human resource policies
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Human resource policies are systems of codified decisions, established by an organization, to support administrative personnel functions, performance management, employee relations and resource planning.[1]

Each company has a different set of circumstances, and so develops an individual set of human resource policies. [1] Developing the HR Policies

HR policies allow an organization to be clear with employees on:

The nature of the organization
What they should expect from the organization
What the organization expects of them.
How policies and procedures work.
What is acceptable and unacceptable behavior.
The consequences of unacceptable behavior

HR policies provide an organization with a mechanism to manage risk by staying up to date with current trends in employment standards and legislation. The policies must be framed in a manner that the companies vision & the human resource helping the company to achieve it or work towards it are at all levels benefited and at the same time not deviated from their main objective. Purposes

The establishment of policies can help an organization demonstrate, both internally and externally, that it meets requirements for diversity, ethics and training as well as its commitments in relation to regulation and corporate governance of its employees. For example, in order to dismiss an employee in accordance with employment law requirements, amongst other considerations, it will normally be necessary to meet provisions within employment contracts and collective bargaining agreements. The establishment of an HR Policy which sets out obligations, standards of behavior and document disciplinary procedures, is now the standard approach to meeting these obligations.

HR policies can also be very effective at supporting and building the desired organizational culture. For example recruitment and...
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