What Is Human Resource Management?

Learning Objective 1

  1. Answer the questions, “What is human resource management?” and “Why is knowing HR management concepts and techniques important to any supervisor or manager?”

To understand what human resource management is, we should first review what managers do. The TJ Maxx store is an organization. An organization consists of people (in this case, people like sales and maintenance employees) with formally assigned roles who work together to achieve the organization’s goals. A manager is someone who is responsible for accomplishing the organization’s goals and who does so by managing the efforts of the organization’s people.

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