HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN AZERBAIJAN COMPANIES: EVALUATING ON FUNCTIONAL LEVEL
Keywords:recruitment, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation
Research problem has been identified as how to improve HRM practices in the companies of Azerbaijan. The main aim of this paper is to analyse Human Resource Management practices of Azerbaijan companies. HRM departments accomplish several functions to reach goals identified by the company. In this paper job analyses, recruitment, training and development, performance appraisal and compensation administration are chosen among of these functions. This analysis has been carried out with the questionnaire method. The developed questionnaire was intended for HRM managers of the companies (114 companies). Research reveals that almost 70% of national companies have completed job analyses. Recruitment and selection practices in national companies in Azerbaijan testify that companies preferably use internal sources in employee’s recruitment while in selection of employees companies widely apply job interview methods. There are lots of problems with analysing training needs, training and evaluation practices. There were few evidences or low level percentage in applying of modern assessment methods of employee performances. Applied compensation system has not been critically examined yet. All evidences of the research in the framework of above mentioned human resource management functions collected in this paper develop general description which make possible using efficient methods.