Human resource management – definition and importance

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Human Resource Management (HRM) is about managing human resources in an organisation. Human resources need to be managed appropriately. As a subject of academic studies, HRM emphasises on a number of issues such as organisational design, human resource planning, performance management, employee relations and HR services. Definition of Human Resource Management Human Resource Management refers a ‘strategic approach to managing employment relations which emphasises that leveraging people’s capabilities is critical to achieving sustainable competitive advantage, this being achieved through a distinctive set of integrated employment policies, programmes and practices’ (Bratton […]