Human Resources Management: Art or Science?

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Human Resources Management: Art or Science?
Philbert Kajeli James, Human Resource Manager, Tanzania, Member
Is the human resources management field a science or an art?...Sign up

Is HRM an Art or a Science?
Ruben A. Villanueva
Human resources management for me is both science and art. Designing strategies to manage organizational behavior demands enormous effort of creativit...Sign up

HRM as an Art or Science
vanessa sesi, Cote Divoire (Ivory Coast), Member
There are as many approaches to the topic of management as there are writers and to me HRM is an art or science depending on your background. P...Sign up

HRM an Art or a Science?
D P BABU, Strategy Consultant, India, Member
Human resouceses - people - encompass unique features and characteristics termed to be potential which need to be managed for serving organized purpos...Sign up

Depends on Number of People Involved
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member
When HRM has to handle a situation involving a group of people, the techniques used are part of science of HRM. General established rules may b...Sign up

HRM an Art or Science?
Dapo Akinloye, Student (MBA), Nigeria, Member
HRM in practice is an art. It is technical in approach - which is defined as building or creating through skills. However, HRM also involves volumes o...Sign up

HRM is an Art or a Science
saikrishna, Student (MBA), India, Member
As far as I'm concerned HRM is an art of science......Sign up

Human Resource is Science and also Arts.
Ghulam Muhammad, HR Consultant, Pakistan, Member
For me HR is a science when we formulate strategy and implementation of strategy is art....Sign up

HRM is an Art or a Science
Madaiah, Management Consultant, India, Member
HRM is a subject of concern with humans and their behavior in a given environment. Any given set of behavior in response to a specific environmental c...Sign up

Is HRM an Art or a Science?
Denba, HR Consultant, Kenya, Member
I think, before this question is answered we must at least understand what an art is and what a science is. An art is any thing that is visibly done i...Sign up

Is HRM Science or Art?
Binayak Shankar, Student (University), India, Member
HRM is both science and art. As a science it is an established body of knowledge governed through some set of principles and rules as HRM is go...Sign up

Individual DIfferences
Jan-Tore Clausen, Management Consultant, Norway, Member
I see results in different areas and HRM is both science and art because of the huge differences from leader to leader and workplace to workpla...Sign up

Is HRM a Science or Art
Brereton Mitambo, Director, Malawi, Member
I believe that Human Resource Management is a science because there are principles and long-term practices that underline HRM.
On the othe...Sign up

Is HRM Science or Art?
FASESIN David, Manager, Nigeria, Member
HRM is a science and an art as a discipline.
It's a science in the case of scientific research on a particular phenomenon e.g. empl...Sign up

Human Relation Management is a Social Science
Tiku Godwin Bissong, Manager, Nigeria, Member
Human relation management is a science, because it deals with complex human behavior, act, career formation and development, appraisals, reward and qu...Sign up

HTM used to be an Art
Dattatreya, HR Consultant, India, Member
I was assigned to measure the EQ of HR personnel - almost 50 of them - in a large organisati...Sign up

To Consider HRM as Art One Should Play the Role of Artist, Isn't So?
D P BABU, Strategy Consultant, India, Member
Systems are created by people who were systematic and artistic. Systems cannot carry away people so long as people not improve the systems with their ...Sign up

Human Resource Science or Art
rene sirois, HR Consultant, Canada, Member
There is a paradox between science and art. Most companies orient their human resources in a system by creating programs, policies, using the l...Sign up

Human Resource: Art or Science?
rene sirois, HR Consultant, Canada, Member
HR is based on social sciences and becomes art by using the creativity in how we implement program or approaches....Sign up

HR is a Combination of Both
Farhan Abdul Rehman, Student (MBA), Pakistan, Member
Its theory gives an impression of arts but while implementing HR policies social, psychological science factors must present....Sign up

Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan, Member
HRM is an artistic science, and a scientific art: to give the best to internal customers and in turn to get the best from them....Sign up

Art and Science - Opposite Poles of One Dimension? Complementary? Or Two Dimensions?
Ulrich Schweiker, Director, Germany, Member
@Jagdish B Acharya: well, it is hard to make such a distinction: just when you mention "psychology" - it has many o...Sign up

How HR is Both a Science and an Art
Dattatreya, HR Consultant, India, Member
- In theory, it is science: What to do with Vision, Structure, Systems etc.
- In practice, it is pure art: Requiring spirit, Connections, Positiv...Sign up

HRM - Art or Science??
Bhide Vishwas, Professor, India, Member
ART relates to actual performance; where as SCIENCE speaks about the basic principles. Handling Human Resource is undoubtedly an 'ART' (which involves...Sign up

HRM is BOTH an Art AND a Science
Vinay Gunputh, Manager, Mauritius, Member
For me HRM is both an ART and a Science:
- The art of organizing or planning, delegating or even performing...
- A science, to understand th...Sign up

Is HRM a Science or an Art?
Ulrich Schweiker, Director, Germany, Member
Again, this a question typical of our approach to life: divide and separate... For artist / scientists in the Middle Ages it was obvious that any arti...Sign up

Is HRM a Science or an Art?
Abaane Mohammed Abeo, Student (University), Ghana, Member
It is both a science and an art, because it combines features of both of them:
- It is considered as a science because it has an organized body o...Sign up

Fekadu Letike, Student (MBA), Ethiopia, Member
I think similar to Management, HRM is both science and an art.
Because science includes finding new methods, policies, strategies, procedures and...Sign up

HRM both Science and Art
Sheeba Ghaffar, Student (MBA), Pakistan, Member
HRM is both Science and Art, because a HR Manager has to find the right person to furnish the organizational goals and development of the company, has...Sign up

Is HRM Science or Art?
D P BABU, Strategy Consultant, India, Member
Human beings engaged in an organization are a strategic resource to achieve the organization's objectives. The General Management aims at making these...Sign up

HR, Science or Art?
Pedro Danilo Diaz Tueme, HR Consultant, Mexico, Member
Neither one of them, nor science or art...
The tittle name, Human RESOURCES Management, explains it for itself…
Our goal as HR is, to get th...Sign up

Is HRM Science or Art?
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
In HR an "art" component is applied in the form of emotional intelligence. For years, companies have invested significant time in developing, transfor...Sign up

Is HRM Art or Science?
D P BABU, Strategy Consultant, India, Member
HRM requires to respond, interact and direct intellectuals to contribute their energies to achieve unique goals strategically aligned towards organiza...Sign up

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