Human Resources Management-McDonalds

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The course work starts with the introduction of human resource management. The assignment will try to focus on the concept of human resource management strategies and human resource activities of McDonalds restaurant ltd, the organization where I am working. The objective of this assignment is to relating the models of HR strategies with McDonalds and summarising HR activities like performance management, motivation and rewards and HR planning. For the purpose of HRM strategies I am applying the best practise and best-fit model with McDonalds. Furthermore, it explains the human resource activities of McDonalds restaurant ltd and ending with an appropriate conclusions and recommendations that can improve the HRM strategy, HR activities and the role of the HR function within McDonald's restaurant Ltd in order to achieve increased organisational performance.


According to Armstrong M, (2003) human resource management is a strategic and coherent approach to the management of an organisation's most valued assets: the people working there who individually and collectively contribute to the achievements of its objective with the great efficiency.

The aim of HRM is to help the organisation to achieve success with the help of people. HRM strategy is an approach for making decisions on the plans of the organisation. These plans are concerned with the employee relationship and its recruitment, training development, performance management, rewards and employee strategies. The basic activities followed by HRM are that of providing services to internal customers. These include central management team leader, line managers and employees. The services covering all the aspects of HRM like human resource planning, recruitment and selection, employee development, employee rewards, health and safety management, employee relations and welfare.

McDonald's Restaurant Ltd.

McDonald is the no.1 fast food chain in world. It ranks among the top 10 most widely recognized brands around the world. The...