Write a 5-7 page paper* responding to the prompts outlined below. Provide examples and a minimum of 5 APA references. Students may use the Pacific Oaks Library or other reputable sources to find academic articles and books. Articles and books should not be older than 2010 as the nature of Human Resources practices can change rapidly. Students can use the textbook as a reference. The paper must be in APA format.
1. Outline the role of human resources management (HRM) in an organization.
2. Describe the key processes and responsibilities of HRM and the value each of them provides to the organization, the management, and the employees.
3. Describe how a supervisor or manager might interact with HRM processes and functions.
4. Describe three key HRM trends you believe are most critical to organizations at this time.
5. Reflect on the HR process or function you would most like to know more about, and why (no more than 1 page).