Objectives of Human Resource Management


Objectives of Human Resource Management can be classified under four major categories.

  1. Societal
  2. Organizational
  3. Functional
  4. Personal

 

  1. Societal

    HRM may contribute ethically and socially regarding the needs and challenges emerging in the society. If an organization fails to use its resources for society benefits in ethical ways it may lead to restriction by society. For example, society may limit the HR decisions through laws in hiring, it may limit laws that address discrimination, laws regarding safety or other areas of concern.

  2. Organizational

    The main objective of HRM is to achieve organizational goals by bringing organizations effectiveness. HRM is not an end but it is a means to assist the organization in order to attain its objectives

  3. Functional

    Functional objective of HRM deals with contributions of each department regarding their need and effectiveness in order to attain organization goal. All the resource or skill set get wasted if HRM is not able to fulfill up with the organizational demand.

  4. Personal

    HRM also deals with personal objectives of the individuals so that personal and organizational objectives can be met or order to achieve maximum production and attain competitive advantage. These personal objectives are important in order to maintain, retain and to motivate employees. If this not done employees dissatisfaction and poor performance will result in attrition or low productivity.