MGT/431 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing the changing role of HR management in response to trends in globalization, technology, diversity, e-business, and ethics.
Use at least five references from the reading assignment, Internet articles, Electronic Reserve Readings articles, or HR journal articles to support your paper
Format your report according to APA standards
The globalization of Human Resource is characterized and challenged by increasing levels of decentralization. Most international and domestic organizations address this challenge by maintaining one primary Human Resource department with independent regional ...view middle of the document...
It is important for organizations to consider the ethical and legal implications of decisions in relation to the HRM policies they enact to protect employees from discrimination and bias. Those who work in human services are well aware of conflicts that can be created due to a misunderstanding or lack of awareness of differences in others. Those who have the knowledge and ability to work within an increasingly diverse society will be in the best position to gain employment. However, a new trend in thinking is that diversity must be seen as a critical part of mainstream business, rather than a purely Human Resource responsibility.
In today's e-business environment, Human Resource must become a leader in identifying new business opportunities, defining business strategy and company priorities, and preparing the organization for change.
Job requirements as well as the regulatory environment change at such a rapid pace that the staff needs of tomorrow are very different to those of today. .In order to fulfill this fast expanding role, the HR department will have to become more focused on the company's external environment. HR leaders can no longer sit back and wait for someone in another department to interpret change for them. Instead, it is imperative HR leaders become proactive in future business opportunities and ventures. HR will also have to play a more integral role in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances since success often hinges on issues related to competencies, capabilities, and compatibility or fit.
The fundamental nature of business creates ethical conflicts. Managers must continuously and consciously balance the needs of the organization and its stockholders with the needs...