The Functional Areas of Business
March 4, 2013
Companies are formed [The passive voice is a form of "be" (are) and a participle (formed). Over-use of the passive voice can make paragraphs officious and tedious to read. Prefer the active voice. For example, passive voice = The paper was completed on time. Active voice = the student completed the paper on time. See Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials & Guides > Grammar & Writing Guides > Active & passive voice] in different ways. There are small businesses with no definite functional areas because ...view middle of the document...
The Human Resources Department
The functions of this department concern mainly on the practices and policies of the business. Primary concerns are recruitment of the right person for vacant positions in the company and then [consider removing "then"] make the selection procedure, conducting interviews, job analysis and [in academic writing, if this is a series, place a comma before the final conjunction (and)] description, and employee training. This department is also responsible for disciplinary proceedings if wrong situation arise. This include written warnings and the process of dismissal. This department has a specific guidelines to follow and comply for legal standards. “IMD and Cranfield University reports emphasize that responsibilities of human resource managers will shift and broaden in the near future” (Lipiec, 2001, p. 143).
The Role of Human Resources Manager
[A job title is not capitalized unless it is the first word in a sentence or associated with the name of a person or institution, e.g., Certified Public Accountant John Doe. If not, it is just a label, such as auto mechanic, nuclear physicist, fry cook, brain surgeon, professor, etc.] As human resources manage my [Avoid use of the first person (I, me, my) in academic writing unless writing about a personal experience. First person use may be allowed by the instructor. ] task is to provide training, and path of carriers. I have to view and emphasize the importance of the whole organization and the interdependence of its parts. I must create strategic goals, reach out with the different functions in the company to achieve the goals, and be [Remove comma (if the following is not an independent clause or last element in a series)] accustomed with the business financial side. More customer focus, be responsible for the maintaining a good place to work , [Punctuation: Avoid leaving a space before a comma] “and motivation of the new workforce, especially women and minorities who play increasingly important roles” (Lipiec, 2001, p. 144). For example, telework positions can be offered [Passive voice ] for their flexibility. There are some challenges that a manager has to encounter [insert comma if the following is a nonrestrictive phrase] including economic and technological changes. These external and internal changes in environment will have a great [Writing suggestion: "great" is an overworked word, too frequently seen, and too vague. It has too many meanings: huge, superior, numerous, etc. Use a more specific adjective] impact on the human resources policies and practices with in [Check spelling: these two words are spelled as one word (if it means "inside")] the organization. A manager must have the ability to adopt changes, by being [Doctoral rule (but good advice for any academic writer)--If not a noun (as in "human being"), the word "Being" is hard to imagine; it means "existing." Try to...