There is no longer any question about the importance of effective human resources management in today’s business environment. Attracting, developing and retaining qualified and motivated employees has become a mantra in the successful organization. But, what is effective human resources management?
A Brief History
The Human Resources function, or as it was called — the Personnel Department, was typically seen as a purely administrative function that was called upon by the rest of the organization to hire staff, keep records and help managers fire people.