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HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT TASK 1 Definition of Human Resource "Human Resource Management (HRM) is the function within an organization that focuses on recruitment of, management of, and providing direction for the people who work in the organization. Human Resource Management can also be performed by line managers. (http://humanresources.about.com/od/glossaryh/f/hr_management.htm) Human resource planning (HRP) is a way of assisting the best deployment of human resources and can help organisations to: * Assess future recruitment needs this can include a numbers of needs for example staff turn over or providing a competitive package to the staff in a time where it's hard to recruit staff. * anticipate and possibly avoid redundancies which can be costly * prepare training programmes for staff with lack of skills * develop a promotion and career development policy including succession planning * keep staff costs to a minimum while permitting salaries to be competitive * Assess future premises requirements. * Record keeping of all personal data * Confidential advice to internal 'customers' in relation to problems at work." (www.nbs.ntu.ac.uk/research/depts/hrm/links.php) Human Resources are very vital to any organisation special large organisation because it's difficult for director to communicate to their regular employees like sales assistant and supervisors, so this is when Human Resources management comes to effect. ...read more.


This is very important factor for Tesco to be considered and can have a number of benefits for example meeting the customer needs and maximising their profits. Expansion plans Tesco is already a huge organization scattered all around the world, however, it has more plans to expand and grow in other countries to raise the amount of profits. It wants to be more recognisable in other countries and wants to increase its profits and have more people invest in them. However, if this is to materialize, then this would mean that Tesco have to employ more people to work these new stores. Finance Finance is one of the most important internal factors to be considered when planning. If Tesco does not have enough finance it will struggle and it will have restrictions and boundaries to work around, also this will affect the Tesco if it wants to invest in new markets and competitors will have the upper hand. This will have an affect on HR planning because they will have less money to spend on staff such as training and bounces and making work a better and safer environment. External factors Inflation Inflation is now becoming more worrying for big supermarkets like Tesco. ...read more.


Which government use it to pay for Public sectors like, Education, Health career, and finally on security. Also, they had to pay a large amount of tax for their corporation. This is for when they where legitimately registered at companies house as an official and legal business. Tesco has to pay huge sum of Taxes every year and if Tesco are short of money, this well have an affect on HR planning because they won't have enough money to spend on Staff. (www.Tesco.com/HR/url/202/%) Government Tesco has to be careful with following government Laws and regulation or it could be fine substantial amount money. Government set a numbers of Laws and regulation which should be conceded like The Equal Pay Act 1970 and Race Relations Act 1976 and finally The Sex Discrimination Act. HR planning well have to consider government laws when planning for staff they have to follow every law and regulation set by the government. All of these internal and external factors play a role in developing the human resource planning for Tesco. These factors affected the planning process because Tesco had to put these factors into account and consider them in their human resource planning. Without any internal or external factors, the human resources department of Tesco will not function properly and the organization itself will have not been as successful as it is at the moment ?? ?? ?? ?? Hussain Mousa ...read more.

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