Employees are a resource for the employer. Each employer has a goal to accomplish and to meet or exceed this goal; the employer must use the best resources available. Human Resource Management helps to ensure that an employer hires and trains employees who will benefit the organization. With the trends in globalization, technology, diversity, e-business, and ethics, the roles of Human Resource Management are changing.
With trends in globalization, international companies can face challenges while trying to keep HR practices consistent at all the locations. Some of these challenges can include variations in political, economic, and social circumstances. These circumstances may require Human Resource Management to change so that it is meeting the demands of that particular region. Another change to consider is that different offices in different locations are set in their ways and can sometimes be resistant to any sort of change. This can cause a barrier in HR Management goals that may require HR Management to make changes to their role. Introducing change to a region that has spent many years doing what they have been doing can become a difficult challenge to encounter. Another challenge that can arise is that different areas and locations perceive a different value with the HR function. This means that many of the practices in HR Management in different regions will practive differently, which then would set the challenge to integrate these practices into one common role. Some of the common changes that occurred in HR management include standardized assessment, compensation and development practices,
HR Roles and Responsibilities Paper 3
creating reporting relationships around the globe, and to develop a long-term HR plan to align the corporate strategies with HR strategies. With the rapid changes that continue to occur with technology, HR management plays a big role adapting to these changes efficiently to...
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