Human Resource management (HR) is currently the fastest growing corporate sector and has
been for some years.
This growth has been driven by many factors especially the fears of litigation by
employees. The various legal jurisdictions across Australia are up to two years behind in the
listing of workplace relations matters and the pandemic has only exacerbated this state of
HR’s potential for value adding to the ability to improve productivity and employment
opportunities are significant if those in management embrace a best practice approach.
Policies and Procedures are the cornerstone of the HR system and all too often not
implemented or ignored. Additionally, many line managers make arbitrary decisions regarding
procedures thereby exposing the organisation to risk.
An examination of decisions in legal jurisdictions across the country will verify this matter.
Digital transformation enables management to not only implement Policy and Procedures
across the organisation but also ensure acknowledgment of such by all employees as well as
accountability in procedural disciplines.