HRM FUNCTIONS IN UNILEVER PAKISTAN
Letter of Transmittal
DATE: February 28, 2013
SUBJECT: Human Resource Management Practices at Unilever Pakistan I am pleased to present my report on “The Human Resource Management and H.R activities and procedures at Unilever Pakistan”. This report strengthens my recommendations on the importance of Human Resource Management activities and practices in an organization in order to remain competent in today’s’ changing world of cut-throat competition. My research has been very productive, especially receiving first hand knowledge from the company website itself i.e. www.unilever.pk & also through my visit to the organization which opened new ways of learning & experience to us & helped us in implementing the theories which I learnt in the course of Human Resource Management. This report as per your instruction has covered all the authentic areas of concern and contains all the relevant information. I would dearly like to thank you for the faith you showed in our capabilities and the encouragement you gave us when assigning us the report which helped a lot in our learning process & accede us in experiencing and exploring real world practices of Human Resource Management. I have enjoyed a lot working for this report as it has explored us with the real world practices of HR and has explicitly affected our learning in this area.
Faiza Javaid B80
I dedicate this report to my parents and friends in recognition of their worth and to my teachers who are the guiding force for us and it is their effort and hard work that showed us the path of success and proprietary which would be there for us for the rest of my lives. My thanks to all those who have generously contributed their theoretical knowledge to this report including my teachers, without their understanding and support completion of this work would not have been
For our HRM report purpose, we have selected “UNILEVER PAKISTAN” formerly Lever Brothers Pakistan Limited, established in Pakistan in 1948. Unilever Pakistan is the largest FMCG Company in Pakistan, as well as one of the largest MNCs operating currently in the country. There are many factories operating at different locations around the country. Unilever’s head office is in Karachi at Avari Plaza Fatima Jinnah Road. INTRODUCTION & HISTORY
One of the largest consumer products’ companies in Pakistan Unilever Pakistan Limited is a part of the consumer products’ giant Unilever. UPL was established in 1948 in Pakistan. Today, Unilever is a force to reckon with. Its contribution to Pakistan’s economic development cannot be underestimated. Operating in six factories at different locations around the country, contributes a significant proportion of the country’s taxes. Unilever take it as their primary responsibility to meet the everyday needs of people for nutrition, hygiene and personal care and help them to get more out of their lives.
In Unilever Pakistan there are a large number of local managers and workers that are provided with all facilities to work at their best, they are highly motivated people with self-determination to work. They are well-trained and are familiar with the new and innovative technologies and are competent enough to work in today’s challenging environment. In this report we will look into all the matters that are related to Human Resource Management practices at Unilever Pakistan. Unilever's corporate vision
helping people to look good, feel good and get more out of life – shows how clearly the business understands 21st century-consumers and their lives. But the spirit of this mission forms a thread that runs throughout their history. Human Resource Management In UNILEVER:
HR supports and develops Unilever's most important asset – the people – by enabling them to deliver outstanding business performance. In HR, they're not just a part of the Unilever culture; they help create...
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