Human Resources Information Systems (Hris) for Better Hr Operations

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Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
For Better HR Operations

Human Resources Management (HRM) is the attraction, selection,

retention, development, and utilization of labor resource in

order to achieve both individual and organizational objectives.

Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) is an integration of

HRM and Information Systems (IS). HRIS or Human resource

Information system helps HR managers perform HR functions in a

more effective and systematic way using technology. It is the

system used to acquire, store, manipulate, analyze, retrieve,

and distribute pertinent information regarding an

organization's human resources. A human resource information

system (HRIS) is a system used to acquire, store, manipulate,

analyze, retrieve, and distribute pertinent information about

an organization's human resources (Tannenbaum, 1990). The HRIS

system is usually a part of the organization's larger

management information system (MIS) which would include

accounting, production, and marketing functions, to name just a

few. Human resource and line managers require good human

resource information to facilitate decision-making. An

extensive study by Towers Perrin study revealed the following

benefits of.

Application of HRIS

HRIS can be applied in the following areas of HRM

HR planning
Succession planning
Work force planning
Work force dynamics analysis
Staffing
Applicant recruitment and tracking
Employee data base development
Performance management
Learning and development
Compensation and benefits
Pay roll
Job evaluation
Salary survey
Salary planning
International compensation
Benefits management
Develop innovative Org. Structure
Develop IT

HRIS Benefits:

HRIS has showed many benefits to the HR operations. A few of

them can be detailed as;

Faster information process,
Greater information accuracy,
Improved planning and program development,...
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