Information Systems in Human Resource Management Term Paper

Information Systems in Human Resource Management
An overview of the use of information systems in human resource departments.
# 145144 | 4,116 words | 9 sources | APA | 2010 | KE
Published on Oct 26, 2010 in Computer and Technology (Technology) , Business (Human Resources)

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This paper discusses the role of information systems in the human resource department of any organization and the areas where they are most felt. The paper explains how such systems can make certain functions more accessible and easier to manage. The paper also provides some examples and information from studies of how these information systems have improved a company's efficiency.

From the Paper:

''Human resource department is a very critical part of all businesses that enjoys a central role in determining the policies of a company. As part of the technological evolution, new technologies are being introduced in the human resource department to make things simpler and modernized. The role information systems plays in HR has become pivotal with the advent of the internet. Information systems in HR also includes the computerization of employee records and databases and to maintain an updated account of HR decisions that have been taken or need to be taken as part of the human resource management plan. The four main areas of HR that are most impacted by information systems are payroll, time and labor management, employee benefits and HR management. Information systems make these four functions more easy and smooth. A Human Resources Information System (HRIS) makes all the details of an employee available at a click of the mouse including his position in the company, personal details, payroll records and benefits information.''

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Ashbaugh, Sam and Miranda, Rowan (2002). Technology for Human Resources Management: Seven Questions and Answers. Public Personnel Management, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2002
  • Bohlander, W. George and Snell, Scott (2009). Managing Human Resources. Cengage Learning Publishers, 2009
  • Cortada, W. James (2004). The Digital Hand: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries. Oxford University Press, New York, 2004
  • Couger, J. D. (1996). Creativity & Innovation in Information systems Organizations. Boyd & Fraser Publications, 1996.
  • Garry, Michael (1992). Keeping an Eye on Labor. Progressive Grocer, April 1992, p. 65 - 66

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