Difference Between HRM and Personnel Management

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Hassan, Kenya

Difference Between HRM and Personnel Management

How can we differentiate between HRM and personnel management?

  Roland Spijker, Netherlands

Difference and Definition of HRM and Personnel Management

Hi Hassan, I think it's the same, but Human Resources Management is replacing Personnel Management in name.

  Fuad Ahmed Mahamud, Somalia

What are the Differences Between Personnel Management and HRM?

Greetings, what are the differences between personnel management and Human Resource Management?
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  Andrew Blaine
Business Consultant, South Africa

Human Resource or Personnel Management

As long as the human element in business is considered, and referred to, as a resource, there can be no partnership, or place for it, in strategic decision making.
Resources are inputs that are used and then discarded. If the human element is considered in this light, how can they be treated as equal to management who propose and dispose of resources at their will, with little consideration of the intrinsic value of the resource.
I believe that changing from personnel management to human resource management is a retrograde step and there will always be resistance to acceptance so long as our employees are treated as a resource.

  David Wilson
Manager, Canada

HRM versus Personnel Management

Historically, HR functions were performed by Personnel Departments and the business role was defined as personnel admini...


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