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Introduction Human resource management, in the sense of getting things done through people, is an essential part of every manager's responsibilities, but many organisations find it advantageous to establish a specialist division to provide an expert service dedicated to ensuring that the human resource function is performed efficiently. The rate of change facing organisations has never been greater and organisations must absorb and manage change at a much faster rate than in the past. In order to implement a successful business strategy to face this challenge, organisations, large and small, must ensure that they have the right people capable of delivering the strategy. The market place for talented, skilled people is competitive and expensive. Taking on new staff can be disruptive to existing employees. Also, it takes time to develop 'cultural awareness', product (process) organisation knowledge and experience for new staff members. E1 As Siemens vary in size, aims, functions, complexity, construction, the physical nature of their product, and appeal as employers, so do the contributions of human resource management. But, in most the ultimate aim of the function is to 'ensure that at all times the business is correctly staffed by the right number of people with the skills relevant to the business needs ', that is, neither overstaffed nor understaffed in total or in respect of any one discipline or work grade. These are just a number of things that the human resources department are hired to help benefit Siemens. ...read more.


Most of the records are stored on the computer and the department have to be aware of the information under the Data Protection Act 1984. All records must be kept safe, secure and confidential. Siemens need to plan carefully to ensure that they have the right number of employees for their needs. To do this the business needs to understand long-term aims of the business, sort of workforce that they will need in order to achieve these aims and labour market in the area in which they operate. Labour turnover is another thing that the business has to deal with. Labour turnover measures the number of workers leaving the organisation over a time period, usually a year. Labour stability is another going that the business has to deal with. Labour stability focuses upon employees that are staying, rather than leaving. Sickness and accident rates are another thing that the business has to deal with. Sickness and accident rates is important for Siemens as it helps to keep track of sickness rates as they need to be certain whether sick leave is work or non-work related. Siemens may try to stop this happening by setting up an internal promotion system, developing a staff training programme, making sure there is good communication between employees and employer and increase level of pay are some of the things that they need to think about. ...read more.


Siemens would use this information in a number of ways. This could be a reason of concern for Siemens has this might mean their workers have to be paid more, as they may pay more taxes as the income they have is more and as you earn more your taxes are more too, also the products found in Surrey may be more expensive then other parts of the UK this could mean that Siemens are required to pay their workers more in order for them to live comfortably. * The region as a whole has seen population growth of 9 per cent since the 1980's, mainly as a result of in-migration. The fastest growth rates have been in the north and west of the region: Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire, Surrey has only seen an increase of 3.2%. This could be another bad thing for Siemens has this could mean that they would not have the right people in the future, trying to fill the vacancy left for some reason unfilled, this could also cause Siemens many problems as this could mean they may not be able to find the right people suitable for the job, this could mean that Siemens would not be able to find the right people to replace workers who for some reason aren't working there any more and their aims may decline has the number of workers available would be a problem for any company not just Siemens. ...read more.

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