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English definition of “human resource management”

human resource management

noun [U]
 
 
( abbreviation HRM, or HR)
HR the activity of managing a company’s employees, for example, by employing new workers, training them, managing their employment records, and helping them with problems: Research shows that human resource management plays a huge role in how successfully a company performs. → See also personnel management, talented
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