The four dimensions of human resource management practices are: Managing The Human Resource Environment, Acquisition and Preparation of Human Resources, Assessment and Development of Human Resources, and Compensation of Human Resources as stated by Noe et al (2010). These four practices help companies deal with the competitive challenges (e.g. global, sustainability and technology) they are faced with.
Managing The Human Resource Environment
Managing the Human Resource Environment is a crucial tool, which encompasses of compliance issues, companies objectives and the work environment. Here, …show more content…
Taking reference from the Ulysses program – a global leadership development program for future leaders - designed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the eight weeks program is designed to build a global network of responsible leaders by sending their employees to developing areas of the world to use their business skills to benefit locals and learn how to overcome barriers, connect with clients from different cultures and identify answers to very difficult problems. There was one instance where an employee was sent to a village in Africa to help village leaders deal with the community’s AIDS crisis. After having worked on the AIDS project, the employee saw how slowly decisions were made in other places, in return the employee learnt to become more patient with his peers at work. The same employee now also favours face-to-face conversation over email because it is a more valuable approach to building trust due to the fact that the village in Africa has no electricity, email or Power