Human Resources

Definition

Human Resource Management (HRM) refers to the "policies, plans and procedures for the effective management of employees (‘human resources’). Specific areas of interest include:  employee recruitment and selection; staff training and development; employee reward, appraisal and evaluation processes; and internal communications".

Human resource management. (2003). In G. Bannock (Ed.), The new Penguin business dictionary. London, UK: Penguin. Retrieved from http://proxy.devry.edu/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/penguinbus/human_resource_management/0?institutionId=2985

 

Keywords

affirmative action, career development, compensation, employees, human capital, job analysis, morale, occupations, personnel departments, personnel management, professional development, supervision of employees, work environment

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