The purpose of this assignment is to ensure that you understand the difference between Human Resources Management (HRM)–a “line” manager–and the Human Resources Department (HRD)–a “staff” function. It is important to understand that these functions are different; one provides direction to an organization and the other provides support. As you work on this assignment, consider different components within the role of a human resources manager versus the role of the Human Resources department.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper that includes the following:
- Identify HRM’s role and the human resources department’s role in the health care industry.
- Consider the major differences between these two functions.
- Describe two of the functional roles of the human resources department in detail.
Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Format your paper according to APA guidelines.