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Barriers to Effective Human Resource Management

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  • Essay length: 4598 words
  • Submitted: 20/06/2006
University Degree Human Resource Management

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Barriers to Effective Human Resource Management

Preface

This essay will attempt to find out the various barriers to effective Human Resource Management in competitive environment today. Starting from grass root level i.e. with a brief introduction and definition of HRM from different resources, this essay will explain all the barriers to effective HRM in detail as it goes through. Providing a comparison among various models and specially taking in to account the Kan, Crawford and Grant's article about the barriers to effective HRM, this essay establish a clear understanding of the topic.

Further this is a little attempt to understand what the human resource management is? And what are the barriers and contradictions to effective Human resource Management. It explains the Kane, Crawford and Grants model in depth with reasonable arguments, Afterwards it tries to present a critical analysis of the model by Kane, Crawford and Grant and other models presented so for. Further it describes many other important barriers and restrictions to effective HRM. While pointing out the barriers it also suggest the possible solutions to those barriers. Ending with a conclusion it provides the details of the references. Whatever has been taken from other resources has been referenced properly. There is list of all those references that have been used in the text. Harvard referencing system has been used.

Human Resource Management

Human being along with many other resources run an organization. Where an organisation has to manage its other resources it does need to mange human resources as well to achieve its goals. An effective human resource management is the most import factor for an organisation. To achieve short term and long-term goals an organisation needs a skilled and professional workforce to fulfil its objectives. This workforce or human resources are vital assets for an organisation. How to utilise abilities and skills of those qualified, experienced and well-trained employees in useful manner, is exactly what HRM supposed to deal with?

Obviously, human being cannot be treated and managed like other resources. At least, they are not machines. They possess feelings, beliefs, values and many other characteristics and individual differences. HRM Managers are supposed to manage these people effectively regarding their individual characteristics. An organisation needs competent, well educated, well trained HR managers and staff fully equipped with modern techniques and skills to manage human resources effectively.

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