Human Resource Systems And Practice: HR Systems And Practices

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Course Title :HR Systems And Practices
MG-681

Program: MS Management
Section: A
Assignment Title: Assignment 1
Deadline date: 4th November, 2014
Submitted on: 4th November, 2014

For Remarks:
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“A human resource system is defined as a set of distinct but interrelated activities , functions and processes that are directed at attracting , developing and maintain a firm’s human resources”. Lado and Wilson (1994, p. 701)
2. “The pattern of planned HR activities intended to enable an organization to achieve its goals.” (Wright & McMahan (1992, p.298).
3. According to (Boxall 1996; Purcell 1996, 1999 a) HRM includes anything and everything associated with the management of employment relations in the firm. We do not associate HRM solely with a high commitment model of labour management or with any particular ideology or style of management. High commitment strategies do exist, but we are also concerned with many cases in which management is pursuing performance goals through lower levels of attachment or is seeking to manage complex, segmented workforce through variable levels of commitment.
Answer to Question # 2:
Type of HR System Salient Features/Functions Strategic Objectives
High Performance Work System (HPWS)/High Involvement. 1.In High Performance Work,
Organizations involves employees and this environment helps the people to perform
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