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An accurate description of the responsibilities covered by Shoppers Paradise's human resources function and an explanation of the importance of these activities to the business.

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  • Essay length: 15105 words
  • Submitted: 13/01/2005
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GCSE People in Business

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PART 1

TASK 1

1.1.1

An accurate description of the responsibilities covered by Shoppers Paradise's human resources function and an explanation of the importance of these activities to the business. (E1)

Shoppers Paradise's Human Resources Department

Shoppers Paradise regards staff as the most important resource. The human resources function is concerned with the employees who work for Shoppers Paradise. Other resources include capital, equipment, buildings, land and materials. If the employees are keen to do their best, are well trained and committed to the aims of Shoppers Paradise, then Shoppers Paradise will be successful. This is why the employees or human resources are so important.

The aim of the human resources department is to maximise the contribution of employees to Shoppers Paradise. Not only they involve recruitment and training, but induction programmes as well. High levels of motivation help to plan the careers of employees. This is to ensure that suitable people are elected for the post.

Shoppers Paradise's human resources department as a whole can be clearly defined in the following statement:

"The most valuable resource in any business organisation is its people, or human resources. There is a

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