The Trends Shaping Human Resource Management

Learning Objective 2

  1. Describe with examples what trends are influencing human resource management.

Working cooperatively with line managers, human resource managers have long helped employers hire and fire employees, administer benefits, and conduct appraisals. However, trends are occurring in the environment of human resource management that are changing how employers get their human resource management tasks done. These trends include workforce trends, trends in how people work, technological trends, and globalization and economic trends.

Workforce Demographics and Diversity Trends

The composition of the workforce will continue to change over the next few years; specifically, it will continue ...

Get Fundamentals of Human Resource Management, 5/e now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.