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Qualities of an HR Manager | 7- Major Qualities | Human Resource Management


Qualities of an HR Manager

➦ Managers of human resources must fulfill several responsibilities in order to fulfill their duties.

➦ Apart from being good counselors, they must also be recruiters, placement specialists, trainers, development specialists, human resources specialists, compensation and benefits specialists, and employment analysts.


Armstrong 13 states that HR professionals must serve as business partners, strategists, interventionists, innovators, internal consultants, monitors, and volunteers (proactive role).

➦ HR managers would require multidisciplinary knowledge in order to successfully perform the diverse HR tasks.

➦ In addition to business administration, law, behavioural sciences, industrial psychology, sociology, political science, economics, statistics, engineering, finance, and computers, it would be good for them to have a working knowledge of these areas as well.

➦ To become effective performers, they would also need the following personal qualities and skills.

  • Knowledge
  • Intelligence
  • Communication Skills
  • Objectivity and Fairness
  • Leadership and Motivational Qualities
  • Emotional Maturity
  • Empathy

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