The Impact of Effective Human Resource Management on Organizational Effectiveness and Efficiency

Topics: Human resources, Human resource management, Management Pages: 84 (24604 words) Published: June 4, 2011
University of Hertfordshire Business School

<MSC INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS>

<THE IMPACT OF EFFECTIVE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ON ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY>

Author: ADEGBOLA MAYOWA FOLAGBADE

Student No: 08210191

Supervisor: PROFESSOR ALLAN BEAVER

Submission Date: 23rd of September, 2010

Ethics Number: BS/ P/ 586-10

Final Word Count: 14,979

DECLARATION

I, ADEGBOLA MAYOWA FOLAGBADE, hereby confirm that this dissertation work is my original work. All tables, figures, definitions, ideas from other writers are hereby properly referenced.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
My sincere appreciation goes to God Almighty for seeing me through, for his Guidance and protection during the period of my programme; there is no one like you. I also appreciate the effort of my parents OBA and OLORI S.A. ADEGBOLA for their moral and financial support; you were both specially made for me. Also I would like to acknowledge the versatile, dynamic and highly inspiring efforts of my uncle and his amiable wife Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Alawode, May God continue to bless you. It is worthwhile to note the impeccable academic advice given to me by my supervisor Professor Alan Beaver during the period in which I was writing this dissertation, May God continue to strengthen your academicals prowess. My appreciation also goes to my programme coordinator and my module tutors. My sense of gratitude also goes to my friends both in the United Kingdom, Nigeria, America and the rest of the world: Anna, Babel, Ade, Funmi, Stephen, Michael, Big bam, Barinson, Abim, Abi and Tosin for their advice and love. I LOVE YOU ALL!!!

DEDICATION

This project is especially dedicated to God Almighty, the Alpha and Omega, whose unending love has meant more than words can possibly express to me and my Family.

TABLE OF CONTENT
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY x
CHAPTER ONE
1.0 INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………1 1.1 Background……………………………………………………………………….1 1.2 Statement of problem…………………………………………………………….4 1.3 Objectives of Study……………………………………………………………….5 1.4 Significance of Study……………………………………………………………..5 1.5 Research Questions……………………………………………………………...6 1.6 Hypotheses to be tested……………………………………………………….....6 1.7 Research Methodology…………………………………………………………..6 1.8 Sources of Data……………………………………………………………….......7 1.9 Scope of Study……………………………………………………………………8 1.10 Opportunities of Study…………………………………………………………....8 1.11 Limitations of Study……………………………………………………………….8 1.12 Identification of main sections…………………………………………………...8

CHAPTER TWO
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW………………………………………………………….10
2.1 Introduction…………………………………………………………………….....10
2.2 Definitions of Human Resource management………………………………..10
2.3 The Aims of Effective Human Resource Management………………………11
2.4 Theories of Human Resource Management…………………………………..12
2.5 Models of Human Resource Management………………………………….....13
2.6 Important factors influencing Human Resource Practices……………………17
2.7 The Impact of Effective Human Resource Management on Organizational...

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