CHAPTER 3

The Evolution and Environment of Human Resource Management

CHAPTER OBJECTIVES

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. List the stages of evolution in human resource management

  2. Enumerate the environmental influences on human resource management

  3. Differentiate between the various kinds of HR environment perspectives

  4. Understand the environmental scanning process

Mazda Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational company engaged in the automobile business. The company has a workforce of around 22,000 people around the world. It strongly believes in creating an HR environment that facilitates self-directed activity and ensures employee independence and success. Similarly, it has the opinion that assisting employee growth ...

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