Human Resources Department Roles and Responsibilities

Essay by bsgreenhouseUniversity, Bachelor'sA+, April 2005

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Human Resources Department Roles and Responsibilities

Student Name

MGT 431

Professor, Ph. D.

March 9, 2005


The purpose of this paper is to describe Verizon Wireless Human Resource Department roles and responsibilities. This paper will explain how Verizon's Human Resources Department must constantly change to adapt new business strategies in specific areas like globalization, diversity and ethics to facilitate a successful business environment.

Human resource roles in My Organization

The human resources department at Verizon Wireless performs a vital role in this successful communication company. Benefits management, training, recruitment, and employee relations are some of the primary areas concerning Verizon Wireless Human Resources Department. If any area within this vital support organization is neglected, serious problems can occur within the company. The areas supported by human resources department can also help pave the way for a successful, thriving company.

The management at Verizon Wireless relies heavily on the expertise of the human resources department. Although traditional business thinking can portray this business entity as "dangerous" or "the enemy", a good relationship between employees, management, and the human resources department creates a wonderful working environment. The management at Verizon Wireless promotes extensive use of services provided by this department such as evaluating employee conflicts, general hiring practices, and salary evaluation. Traditional human resource department roles continue to be important to all businesses, but the role of this department is always changing.

Business strategies change constantly and the human resources department must also change to enable these strategies to work. Many areas create a successful business environment, but the following listed areas of discussion will perhaps create the most productive change.




Globalization has evolved as a crucial part of business in many companies throughout the United States. In...