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Explaining the Role of HR

It's time to meet with senior management and explain what you do and why you do it. You don't want to overwhelm them with details, so you ask yourself the following question: What do you believe is the most important role of Human Resources in an organization?

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Human Resource management involves the development of organization systems and practices for the planning, acquisition, development and utilization of manpower.
The most important role is to develope a symbiotic relationship between the external, societal culture and internal culture of the organization. This will enable the upholding of the the relevant external values, as well as contributing new values such as productivity, innovation etc through modeling by the organization. This includes:
- As a minimum extend HRM to three of the external shareholders, more directly connected with the business- customers, dealers and suppliers. Make them more competitive and think global, along with you
- Further extend it to the the communities immediately surrounding the firm's operational location, through innovative programs of adult literacy, health, vocational training and career guidance to the youth so as to raise the quality of life.
- Reach out to the shareholders and their families beyond dividends to create awareness of social environmental and other public environment issues.
- Build a better image for own firm and for the industry generally by maintaining high ...

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650+ words outline major points in the importance of HR in the context of explaining one's job to superiors.