Unit 22 Human resource management

Unit 22 Human resource management

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LO 1 Understand the different perspectives of human resource management
There are five different perspectives to human resource management which are as under:
  • Normative approach: Normative approach base itself on Hard HRM and soft HRM concepts through which HRM strategies are applied.
  • Critical approach: Critical approach to human resource management is against the normative approach and contradicts the theory proposed in normative approach.
  • Behavioural approach: Behavioural approach to human resource management focuses on employee attitude and behaviour to suit strategies so that desired performance can be attained (Merkle, 2007).
  • System approach: System approach to human resource management advocates for competencies management, behaviour management and setting up mechanism for technology.
  • Agency of transaction cost: Human resource department of the organization need to adopt an approach which can minimize transaction cost for the organization.
P1.1- Explain how the Guests model of HRM is adopted at Harrods.
Guest model of HRM followed at Harrods have six major parameters which are given as below:
  • HRM strategy: HRM strategy adopted at Harrods is to make higher employee engagement as this would ensure the organizational success. Harrods have focus on enhancing employee engagement as organization understands that an engaged employee can perform much better in comparison to other employees.
HRM practice: HRM practice adopted at Harrods includes recruitment & selection, performance and development. Aim of recruitment & selection BTEC (HND) in Business Studies Application

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