Role and Organization of HR Function


This article describes the role of the HR function as a key part of the process of managing organizations. It dwells on the role of the function to provide advice, guidance and HR services. HR deals with the employees, the primary role of HR function revolves around taking initiatives and providing guidance, support and service in all matters pertinent to the personnel in the organization.HR is about attaining organizational objectives through people.


Why do We Evaluate Projects?

Why Projects Evaluation

Project Evaluation has the following purposes:

  1. To assess effectiveness as well as efficiency of program delivery in response to particular needs of various groups which benefit from it;
  2. To serve as a venue for reflection; to gain insights and understanding from project experiences so as to be able to conceptualize experiences within the context of one’s specific direction or work experience;


How to Perform Quotation Evaluation?

All information pertaining to quotations must be treated as highly confidential and must not under any circumstances be disclosed to other bidders. Prior to evaluating quotations, the evaluation criteria should be agreed ie, price, minimum delivery timeframe, acceptable payment terms etc.


List of Useful Indicators Used in Monitoring & Evaluation Studies

A list of indicators that can be used in projects in social, economic, political and educational sectors.


Types of Monitoring Reports

There are at least four kinds of reports that an effective monitoring system produces:

Qualities and Characteristics of Good Reports

A lot of reports are written daily. Some of them are intended to document the progress of some activities, feasibility reports, investigation reports, some of the reports are for monitoring purposes, some are evaluation reports but it is clear that all the reports have some objective and purpose behind it. That objective and purpose can only be achieved if a report has the following qualities and characteristics:

Methods & Tools for Collecting M&E Data?

M&E Data Collection Tools

During the planning process of the M&E study that you are going to conduct you will need to decide what data and information to collect to support you in measuring and assessing the progress. Also devise way of how you will collect the data using these methods. Data collection methods will depend on the kind of indicators and the key questions that you have identified and other required information.


Write a Concept Note for M&E Study

Concept Note

State explicitly why are you going to conduct this study? What are your goals? What expectations do you have? What will be the benefit of this study? Give a brief introduction of the area/project that has led to this Monitoring and Evaluation study. Be brief but cover all the important and relevant points. In this section define the scope and limitations of the study. Describe the aspects that you would be covering and those you would not. This will keep the audience concentrated on the work that you intend to do.

How to Write M&E System Proposal

Monitoring and Evaluation Proposal

A formal proposal for Monitoring & Evaluation System for an organization should contain at least the following headings:

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