There is no rule for this, it all depend on the organization's goals.
The human resource department is devoted to providing effective policies, procedures, and people-friendly guidelines and support within companies. Please see below list of HR responsablities but not limited..
Salary and Benefits.
Some of these responsabilities could be turn in to departments. Now, it is also depending on the skills of the HR manager and the organization could arrange to have other funtions reporting to HR, susch as IT, Legal, General Administration, Governament Relation, etc.. basically all support funtions.
27th April 2010 From United States, Houston