Human resources management is concerned with the effective use of an organisation’s human resources. It deals with people at work and their relationship within the working environment. This study, the effect of human resource management strategy on organisation performance (a case study of Nestle Nigeria Plc). The purpose of this study is to set out the impact of a human resource management strategy on the individual performance, organisation commitment and job satisfaction level of human resources professional, when human resources function is vertically aligned with the mission and objective of the organisation and horizontally integrated with other organizational function. The humans’ resources approach further deals with the employee’s entire contractual relationship with it. It is also involved with values and aims not only to obtain employees’ consent to work, but their commitment to management goals. Organisations are increasingly looking at human resources as a unique asset that can provide sustained competitive advantage. The change in the business environment with increasing globalization, changing demographics of the work force increased focus on profitability through growth technical change. A total population of sixty (60) potential respondents was considered in the admin department of Nestle Nigeria Plc. out of which a sample of fifty (50) were chosen and 50 questionnaires were administered. All the fifty (50) were returned fully filled by the respondent. This represent a 100% response rate by the respondent sequel to the data analysis, the researcher was able to find out that human resources is the best resources an organisation can have to improved organizational performance.
1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY
Strategy was first used in England in (1956) derive from the Greek word strategies which derives from two word; stratus (Army) and Agein (Ancient Greek for leading). Strategies referred to a military commander during the age of Athenian Democracy.
A strategy is a long term plan of action designed to achieve a particular goal. Strategy is also basically concerned with the long term direction and scope of an organization; it is also crucially concerned with how the organization positions itself with regards to the environment and to the competitors in particular. It’s concerned with establishing competitive advantage, ideally sustainable overtime, not by technical maneuvering, but by taking an overall long term perspective.
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