Title: The impact of demographic profile on SHRM strategies of middle-level HR managers in IT firm, India

Authors: Arumugam Vasumathi; Palaniappan Saravanan

Addresses: VIT – Business School, VIT University, India ' VIT – Business School, VIT University, India

Abstract: Human resource management (HRM) functions play a vital role for employees work in an organisation with more commitment. Committed employees will work in any organisational culture. Organisational culture is the important function of strategic human resource management and its practices will help in organisation growth, employees performance, productivity, generating the leadership skills, abilities, motivate, retain the talented workforce, forecasting the new and available talents for future business needs; enabling the change and developing the attitude and knowledge towards the job. In the competitive scenario, all IT firms were shifted focus from administrative functions to business driven HR functions. HR mangers play an important role in IT industry and who acts as a business partner in terms of enabling the business functions, change enabler, employees champion, decision maker and continuous learner which result in enabling the future business needs for the company. The researchers have conducted a study for the sample size of 75 middle level HR managers from an Indian IT company. This study found that that the female employees were more engaged and satisfied with reference to the employee engagement activities organised by the organisation than the counterparts.

Keywords: strategic human resource management; organisational culture; business driven HR; change enable; employees champion and learning specialist; India.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSOM.2018.092610

International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 2018 Vol.30 No.3, pp.383 - 403

Available online: 13 Jun 2018 *

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