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Define human resource management?


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April 04, 2011 1:24PM

There are various definitions of HRM given by the HR experts are presented here:-

Human Resource (HR) management is designing management system to ensure that human talent is used effectively and efficiently to accomplish organizational goals.

Human Resource Management, 12th Edition (By Robert L. Mathis. John H. Jackson)

HRM is "planning, organizing, directing, controlling of procurement, development, compensation, integration , maintenance and separation of human resources to the end that individual, organizational and social objectives are achieved."

(Edwin Flippo)

Human resource management is a distinctive approach to employment management which seeks to achieve competitive advantage through the strategic deployment of a highly committed and capable workforce, using an integrated array of Cultural, structural and personal techniques.

(John Storey, 1995)

A series of activities which: first enable working people and their employing organizations to agree about the objectives and nature of their working relationship and secondly, ensure that the agreement is fulfilled. (They named it as Personnel Management)

(Torrington and Hall)