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Question: What is the main role of HR in an organization?

Answer: The Human Resources Department of a company deals with

Employment, recruitment, and placement
Employer/employee relations
Compensation, benefits, and insurance
Employee assistance
Training and development

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Question: What is the main role of HR in an organization?


The Human Resources Department of a company deals with

Employment, recruitment, and placement
Employer/employee relations
Compensation, benefits, and insurance
Employee assistance
Training and development Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Saraswathy.S | Date: 4/2/2009 | Contact Saraswathy.S Contact Saraswathy.S

Well, The role of HR is not only managing the human resource but also it is a strategic business contributor. It is not worthless to say that HR provide the support to management in accomplishing the organizational objectives. Intellectual Management or Human Resource Management in this transition phase is handling by HR. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Manzoor Ahmad Awan | Date: 4/3/2009 | Contact Manzoor Ahmad Awan Contact Manzoor Ahmad Awan

HR stands for Human Resource, who conducts the interviews for different posts on different times in an organization. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Hariom Swami | Date: 4/10/2009 | Contact Hariom Swami Contact Hariom Swami

Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants.Allocate human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel.Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures. Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.Analyze training needs to design employee development, language training and health and safety programs. Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.Develop, administer and evaluate applicant tests. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Deepti Shukla | Date: 4/16/2009 | Contact Deepti Shukla Contact Deepti Shukla

The main Role of Hr is to place the right candidate on the right place in a cost effective manner and achieve its maximum satisfactory level. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: sakshi sahni | Date: 4/27/2009 | Contact sakshi sahni Contact sakshi sahni

The main role of HR is to act as a liason between the management and workforce of the organization. He/she has to ensure cordial relations among the two parties and create a win-win situation for both. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Guinja | Date: 5/14/2009 | Contact Guinja Contact Guinja

The main role of HR is to act as a liaison between the management and workforce of the organization. He/she has to ensure cordial relations among the two parties and create a win-win situation for both. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Guinja | Date: 5/14/2009 | Contact Guinja Contact Guinja

Employees are the assets of the organization and HR invests in these assets and help them add value to the organization. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: mudita gupta | Date: 5/23/2009 | Contact mudita gupta Contact mudita gupta

As an employee sponsor or advocate, the HR manager plays an integral role in organizational success via his knowledge about and advocacy of people. This advocacy includes expertise in how to create a work environment in which people will choose to be motivated, contributing, and happy. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: jaswinder kaur bedi | Date: 6/4/2009 | Contact jaswinder kaur bedi Contact jaswinder kaur bedi

HR is required to any kind of organization, because it will be like lader to the all functions of the company, maintain cordial and smooth environment in the org. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: suresh | Date: 6/19/2009 | Contact suresh Contact suresh

Planning, budgeting, organizing and reporting. this is to say HR has the vital role to play in tne organization Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: MARY MARCUS | Date: 7/29/2009 | Contact MARY MARCUS Contact MARY MARCUS

hr is a link between the management and the workers or one can say that hr people bridge the gap between the mngt and workers.since human resource are the most important assets of any organization hr plays an important role in hiring,training,motivating,appraising the employees.it depends on hr department how they make right decisions in selecting employees and encouraging them to deliver their best.all this ultimately leads to quality of service offered by the organization Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: neha shukla | Date: 8/9/2009 | Contact neha shukla Contact neha shukla

Should be able to motivate the weakest employee in the organization.An Hr should be a problem solver. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: midhila kumaran | Date: 8/10/2009 | Contact midhila kumaran Contact midhila kumaran

The main role of HR in an organisation is to hire right people for the right job i.e best talent from the industry and not only hiring the best talent but also retaining them by keeping them satisfied. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Varsha Rani | Date: 8/16/2009 | Contact Varsha Rani Contact Varsha Rani

HR dept. is set up under the leadership of hr manager who has specializd knowledge and skills. He performs managerials functions as well as operative functions. As he is manager so he performs managerial functions like planning, organising, coordinating, controlling to manage his department. He aslo performs operative function which other depts may entrust to him. He has to play multiple role in effective management of human resources and human relations in the organisation. ideally he should concentrate to draw mangerial attention to human problems.
managing is the job of every manager in the org.
important roles are:
1.Policy initiation,
2.advisory role
3.Linking role.
4.representative role
5. decision making role.
6. Mediator role.
7. Leadership role.
8. Welfare role
9. research role.
Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: DR. Neeta Suhag | Date: 9/8/2009 | Contact DR. Neeta Suhag Contact DR. Neeta Suhag

The role of HR has gradually grown to a strategist level from that of a mere administrative function as it was seen before. HR managers are now seen as business partners in overall growth of the company as the human resources are being recognised as the the prime asset. Thus, HR managers now needs to have wide understanding of the business in addition to ability to align the conventional HR functions of recruitment, performance appraisal,retention etc to the corporate strategy of the organization... Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Mitali | Date: 9/9/2009 | Contact Mitali Contact Mitali

Its an end to end process, you have to take all the formalities/ activities related human relation management. starting from recruitment process, till exit interview and closing the file of the employee. any query, any misconduct. you will be the first person to know about. you should have the capacity to deal with it. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Naveen | Date: 10/21/2009 | Contact Naveen Contact Naveen

hr mainly deals with managing the public relations of company.it talks with the outside people and company to boost their own revenue.also it takes part in recruitment. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: rupa srivastava | Date: 10/26/2009 | Contact rupa srivastava Contact rupa srivastava

to mainatin human resource n to maint ain the human relatones in the company in short frm security office to canteen every is on responsibility of hr person. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: deepak | Date: 11/12/2009 | Contact deepak Contact deepak

seeking the skills and qualities of employees and utilize the employees abilities in an appropriate manner is the main role of HR in an organization. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: srijit sri kumar | Date: 11/14/2009 | Contact srijit sri kumar Contact srijit sri kumar

Finding out right person for the right job.. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Parthasarathy | Date: 11/17/2009 | Contact Parthasarathy Contact Parthasarathy

HR is ladder between organisation and employees without HR organisation can not develop skilled employee who can bring the organisation at top.Functioanly HR
recruit ,Hire ,payroll management,trained as required & place at right possion of the organisation.Operationaly HR brings to policies to the welfare of employees so that employee can work with full efforts to reach the organisation at top. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Ritesh Verma | Date: 1/30/2010 | Contact Ritesh Verma Contact Ritesh Verma

The main function of HRD is recruitment, selection,training & development, performance appraisal,compensation,employee welfare. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: soni choudhary | Date: 2/11/2010 | Contact soni choudhary Contact soni choudhary

the main function of hr is to place the right candided at the right time and aiso in the right position .he also handels recruitment &selections etc . Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: sonali | Date: 3/5/2010 | Contact sonali Contact sonali

earlier hr was considered as an oprational approach bt now it becomes strategical......it means managing resources for the organization effectiveness where resources stands for manpower. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: swati sood | Date: 3/9/2010 | Contact swati sood Contact swati sood

human resource management is the function with inthe organization. that focuses on recuritment of, management of, and providing directions for the people who working in the organization. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: swathi | Date: 3/11/2010 | Contact swathi Contact swathi

HR is a process through which a company gets a strategic support and enhance its allied purposes to achieve the ultimate goal.HR is not only limited with recruitment and training development it links employees to the work force and gives an organisation a new vision. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Subhabrata Das | Date: 3/14/2010 | Contact Subhabrata Das Contact Subhabrata Das

Hr helps the organization to reach its goals and objectives faster than the fixed period of time.. it also helps the employees to have satisfaction with the work and the pay they receives for their work... Hr is like a teacher to student where the hr helps in maintaining the good relation b/w parent and child just like management and employee of organization.. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: golikarthik | Date: 3/19/2010 | Contact golikarthik Contact golikarthik

it is a great pleasure to tell answer for this question, b cos HR is the key asset for the organization success in the way of Recruiting, giving placements, and conducting training and development program and mainly Retaining of the success full persons in the company for a long time. so it is the necessary for Every company or organization Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: jagan mohan | Date: 3/22/2010 | Contact jagan mohan Contact jagan mohan


Answered by: kishan singh charan | Date: 3/29/2010 | Contact kishan singh charan Contact kishan singh charan

The main work of HR is making the people involve in the organization very efficient....first identify the need if there any vacancy then recruit,select and finally give placement.there is need for training and and development which is also done by HR.THE MAIN FUNCTION IS create an environment of sense of belongingness.... Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: ttuna `the dynamic` | Date: 4/1/2010 | Contact ttuna `the dynamic` Contact ttuna `the dynamic`

The major role of HR in any organization is PDCIM i.e Procurement, Development, Compensation, Integration and Maintenance of people at work in the organization to accomplish the long range benefits. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: ESRAFIL ALI | Date: 4/1/2010 | Contact ESRAFIL ALI Contact ESRAFIL ALI

Human Resources may set strategies and develop policies, standards, systems, and processes that implement these strategies in a whole range of areas in order to development the organization. The following are typical of a wide range of organizations:
Recruitment and selection (resourcing)
Organizational design and development
Business transformation and change management
Performance, conduct and behavior management
Industrial and employee relations
Compensation, rewards, and benefits management
Training and development (learning management)
Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: grewalz | Date: 4/11/2010 | Contact grewalz Contact grewalz

The role of hr department is being transformed as line managers assume greater responsibility for a number of people management activities and as hr specialist focus more closely on integrating hr and corporate strategy. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: pankaj govind bhai chaudhari | Date: 4/23/2010 | Contact pankaj govind bhai chaudhari Contact pankaj govind bhai chaudhari

There are 4 M Required by an Organization like MAN,MACHINE,MATERIAL Money .but most Important is MEN, OR Human Resource.The role of HR IS VERY Vital like Recruitment,Interview ,Selection,Compensation Mgt,Grievance Handling,T&D,360 Degree Feedback,negotiation,& Exit Interview..Without HR even we cant think about organization. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: jyoti sharma | Date: 5/10/2010 | Contact jyoti sharma Contact jyoti sharma

The role of H.R person, which helps the people to acquire their competencies for their present job and for future job as well in the organization. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Parikshit | Date: 5/14/2010 | Contact Parikshit Contact Parikshit

1.Hiring & Firing ,retrenchment.
2.Conducting performance appraisals
3.Training and development
4.Employee feedback
5.Performance bonus & Rewards.
6.Talent acquisition
7.Responsible for handling personal information of Employees.
8.Fixing remuneration , bonus and increment.
9.Motivation of employees by conducting special programmes
10.Performance review.

The above are the mailn roles of HR in any organisation. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: shree | Date: 6/1/2010 | Contact shree Contact shree


Answered by: malyadri | Date: 6/2/2010 | Contact malyadri Contact malyadri

HR means human resource, who managing the people in the organisation and mainttaing the relations between the employees.the main key role is to recuiting the right person at the right time at the right place Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: sandhya | Date: 6/5/2010 | Contact sandhya Contact sandhya

Hr is to help all level to do a better job efficiently & effectively.Real role of hr is to touch the hearts & soul of the people who works in the organization. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: swati shukla | Date: 6/13/2010 | Contact swati shukla Contact swati shukla

hr is main element of organization.so he responsible for effective utilization of all other resources.following role of hr
1.managerial role
2.procurement role
3.integration role
4.compensation role
5.development role Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: jitender malik | Date: 9/5/2010 | Contact jitender malik Contact jitender malik

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