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Please help me explore how can technology help human resource management (HRM) departments.

Do they provide more value to the organization? In what ways?
Also, identify and discuss significant current trends related to IT in a business setting and your personal life? What are the pros and cons to the increasing use of technology to disseminate information?

Please provide any resources to help further explore the question.

Thank you.

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Organizations use technology as a bridge to apply science to their industrial needs. In business, technology is the integration of computers or other communications technologies that help support the demands of the business while drastically improving the businesses efficiency (Sleezer, 2009). As technology continues to progress and grow in today's globalized economy, the need for technology based HRM systems has become more critical than ever before.

As human resources continues to evolve, the pressure and accountability placed on HRM's to be successful is more demanding than ever before (Noe, 2007). Due to the complex needs of businesses and their employees, there is very little room for mistakes and the costs of making mistakes by an HRM can be devastating to an organization (Noe, 2007). In order to meet these challenges, business are increasingly making HRM a part of the overall strategy and allocating resources to increase the HRM technologies to match that of the business requirements (Noe, 2007). This advancement in HRM technology allows the human resource department to be more efficient and have a greater impact on the success of the organization.

Through the use of technologically advanced Human ...

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Due to the complex needs of businesses and their employees, there is very little room for mistakes and the costs of making mistakes by an HRM can be devastating to an organization. In order to meet these challenges, business are increasingly making HRM a part of the overall strategy and allocating resources to increase the HRM technologies to match that of the business requirements (Noe, 2007).

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