1.1 Background of the Study:
Successful human resource department makes it possible for the organization to acquire the number and types of people necessary to ensure the continued operation of the organization by the set the right strategy with relate the HR management process. As a part of MBA program, our Human Resource Management course teacher Abu Saleh Md. Sohel-Uz-Zaman assigned us to prepare a report on “HR Practices in Bangladesh” as related topic on Human Resource Management course. We have selected our report topic as “HR practices of the Unilever Limited”. After complete our MBA program we will be going to job market and competing with other universities’ graduates for getting a suitable job. For getting an expected job, we need to concern about job market condition from today. Going to prepare HR practice in Unilever Bangladesh as a Human Resource Management course, we acquire required knowledge about Unilever Bangladesh’s overall HR management process that help us to perceive a common picture of HR practice of all multinational company in Bangladesh. We can identify our lacks; prepare ourselves for future job market. So, we have the same opinion that this fruitful report not only assure reasonable grade mark in our curriculum result but also assure well done feedback for near future job market.
1.2 Objective of the study:
Knowledge and learning become perfect when it is associated with theoretical knowledge with practical application. Theoretical knowledge gets its perfection with practical application. We have prepared this report based on two purposes. That are-
1.2.1 Primary Objective The report aims to provide information on the procedures of setting business strategy and relevant HR practices followed by the UBL through HR department. • • To acquire some practical knowledge. To relate the theoretical knowledge with practical knowledge.
1.2.2 Secondary Objective: • Unilever is one of the world greatest consumer goods company. The report is strongly informed with how this multi-local multi-national company deals with the HR practice. Set the strategy for HR is the important and essential part of the organization. This report will provide a little view on how Unilever Bangladesh Limited set their HR. Unilever wants to attract the best graduates to join in their leadership actions. This report enlightens how they create opportunities offered by Unilever Bangladesh Limited for university students and how the students can access that opportunity.
1.3 Limitation of the Study:
• • • • • The major limitation factor for this report is the complexity of the topic. There were some limitations of access to information, which are strictly confidential for the company. The company did not have sufficient source of secondary data and the collection of data was not smooth. The employees of Unilever Bangladesh Limited were too busy of their work. For this they did not give time to do our queries. It was exceedingly difficult to finish a report of such magnitude and importance within a span of 1.5 months
For making any report most of the data should be taken that reflect actual situation. The data sources are: 1.4.1 Primary sources: We failed to take an appointment with the HR department. So we connect with our friends who are working with UBL. 1.4.2 Secondary sources: • • • • Unilever Bangladesh Ltd. official web-site Annual Reports Prospectus Text book named Human Resource Management 2
2 HR PRACTICE IN BANGLADESH
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