Human Resource Management Name of Student: Institution Affiliation: Date: HRM Functions and Practices Human resource function alignment Human resource alignment exists as the process by which the human resource activities get linked with the organizations strategic planning that involves the company's goals and objectives. The alignment consists in having the human resource function remain as a core partner during the design as well as the enactment of a company's strategies (Lin & Sanders 2017). These strategies may involve the activities carried out in strategic planning for instance the rewarding of the workforce recruiting training as well as the selection of employees. Human resource function alignment enhances the productivity of the employees through strategies like employee motivation. Also it helps in the improvement of the performance of the business as well as the company's cultural development which in return fosters more employee innovation (Lin & Sanders 2017). Function alignment also in an organization and that allows for detailed rating levels that mostly do not include rating options. Through this rating scale the managers can quickly know the level of the employee in performance. In descriptive rating scale quantifying of production by the evaluator remains low and hence the appraiser does not experience any force to quantify performance. References Eduardo Grijalva P. (2018). The Importance of S.M.A.R.T. Goals. Asirecreation.org. Retrieved 20 March 2018 from www.asirecreation.org D. (2018). Types of Employee Appraisal Systems. Smallbusiness.chron.com. Retrieved 24 March 2018 from smallbusiness.chron.com L. Williamson P. Wilby M. & Jaki T. (2015). Recruitment progression rules for internal pilot studies monitoring recruitment. Trials 16(S2). dx.doi.org C. & Sanders K. (2017). HRM and innovation: a multi-level organizational learning perspective. Human Resource Management Journal 27(2) 300-317. dx.doi.org Management: Which performance rating scale is best and what should an employer consider in adopting a performance rating scale?. (2018). SHRM. Retrieved 24 March 2018 from https://www.shrm.org/ResourcesAndTools/tools-and-samples/hr-qa/Pages/whattodowhendevelopingperfratescales.aspx [...]
It should combine your four milestones into a comprehensive review of the HR strategy that aligns HR functions and practices, staffing, training, compensation, and employee evaluation with A.P. Moller-Maersk Group's strategic goals.