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Human Resource and its Management

What is the meaning of term human resource (the asset that is managed by the human resource department; not the department itself), and what impact does this definition have on HRM?

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// Before we begin with the assignment, we should be very clear about the meaning and significance of 'Human Resources'. So, we begin with the definition of the term and then, we will discuss the importance: //


Human resource means the knowledge, skills, creative abilities, talents and aptitudes obtained in the population. They represent the total of the inherent abilities, acquired knowledge and skills as exemplified in the talents and aptitudes of its employees. Human resource consists of inter related, inter dependent and inter acting physiological psychological sociological and ethical components (Gupta, 2007).

Management of Human Resource

People at work comprise a large number of individuals of different sex, age, socio-religious group and different educational or literacy standards. These individuals in the work place exhibit not only similar behavior patterns and characteristics to a certain degree, but also show much dissimilarity. That is why the management of these assets (human resource) is a challenging job for the human resource department ...

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The response address the queries posted in 678 words with references.