Human Resource Management: The Changing Role of HR
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Prepare a paper describing the changing role of Human Resource (HR) management in response to trends in globalization, technology, diversity, e-business, and ethics. Use at least five references from the reading assignment, Internet articles, Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR) articles, and/or HR journal articles to support your paper.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com May 24, 2023, 6:01 pm ad1c9bdddf
With globalization, technology, diversity, e-business, and ethics, the role of Human Resource Management has changed considerably. The function has grown from the traditional administrative tasks of recruiting, payroll administration and performance evaluation to that of active participation in the strategic goals of the company.
The changing role of Human Resource Management in response to trends in globalization, technology, diversity, e-business, and ethics stems from the important role of Human Resource Management in a dynamic environment. Human Resource Management must respond to the needs of the changing organization. The global organization drive by technology and e-business must be adaptable, supple, prepared to quickly respond to environmental changes and oriented towards satisfying customer needs. In this context the role of Human Resource Management is that of a pivotal collaborator(1). In this role the Human Resource Management actively contributes to the development of the global organization's strategic objectives and plan. For instance, if a global organization is assessing the possibility of setting up operations in a South East Asian country, Human Resource Management assesses the personnel costs and opportunities of setting up operations in that country. When the actual operations are set up in a foreign country, the Human Resource Management recruits, rewards and develops personnel evaluation systems suitable for that country.
Another important role of Human Resource Management related to the current trends in globalization, technology, diversity, e-business, and ethics, is to undertake change programs regularly ...