Traits of an Effective Leader

Leadership in any organization is entrusted with the responsibility of taking the organization forward, its establishes the direction in which the whole of the business shall move. Leadership has changed, while in late twentieth century it was mostly top-down thinking, with managers, professional and executives solving problems and thinking about attainment of organizational objectives, this has changed in the twenty-first century where everyone is strategic, thinking, leading, and doing.

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Failures of Leadership in Managing Talent

Its Just so true that Companies have a talent pool but they always ONE short, At time of need Executive exclaim "If we had one more we would have done it".  It’s a good question. The science of talent management has been around in many forms since David Watkins coined the term in 1998. It simply means to attract and retain the best people.

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Meaning of Talent Management

Talented people possess special gifts, abilities and aptitudes which enable them to perform effectively. Talent consists of those individuals who can make a difference to organizational performance, either through their immediate contribution or in the longer term by demonstrating the highest levels of potential.’  (CIPD, 2007). Talent management is the process where organisation/management  identifies, develops, recruits, retains and deploys the talented individuals.

Talent Management, Need and Talent Audit

The need for employees to be best at what they do has increased. Change has engulfed everything we observe,  Old ways might not be applicable to today's business this gives birth to the need for employees to learn continuously. Current economic climate has changed the way HR and people management is viewed. This has resulted in making plans for the future, it  is important that business considers what the organization will need to look like next year.

Ways to Improve Employee Motivation

Whatever led you to your business idea, your chances of success will increase many times over if you make optimum use of every minute in your day; if you have genuine belief in your idea and a passion for your business plan. If you find yourself constantly distracted from the task at hand, ask yourself what you are focusing on instead. What is your true goal?

Structure and System in Organisations

Organisational Structures have always been debated, various organisation try different structures, what works for one may not work for the other, Organisational Structure is not an exclusive phenomenon, its inclusive, and various other issues like Organisational Culture, Management Styles, Type of Organisation, Product/Services produced has alot to deal with what type of structure organisation adopts. Changing world has brought to the Management a situation where they have to answer this inevitable question of which structure to choose.

Characteristics of Effective Teams

Katzenbach and Smith (1993) define Team as: A team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance goals and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable. Teams are assembled with a purpose to achieve certain objectives, and people in the teams with their skills, attitudes, behavior and knowledge hold the key to the attainment of objectives.

Importance of Strategic Planning for HR

Human Resource Department of the business needs to plan for the Human Resource it will need over the period of time. The topic at hand would discuss the importance of the strategic planning of Human Resources. Environmental changes and the competitive conditions are constantly monitored through the planning process, and help business to respond to the change in adequate time.

Business Research

Simply research would be initiated in the business when something is not going well, when a need for change is desired, when an organisation face any issue/problem, when a business soughts answers to specific questions, comes in the process of research. The first step in research to know where and what is the problem, once the problem is identified clearly, steps can be taken to gather information relevant to the problem/issues. This entire process where we try to solve a problem, search for answers to questions is called research.

What is Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management, is all what that breathes life into the organization. The Better quipped the personnel the efficient the business. Here we describe the need for HR department in the Organization, and try to answer some basic misconception about HR.

Performance Appraisal - Definition and Uses

Administrative and Developmental Uses of Performance Appraisal

Performance appraisals are used to assess an employee’s performance and provide a platform for feedback about past, current, and future performance expectations. Performance appraisal is variously called employee rating, employee evaluation, performance review, performance evaluation, or results appraisal. Performance appraisals are widely used for administering wages and salaries, giving performance feedback, and identifying individual employee strengths and weaknesses.

All Change Please

Change Management

A Phrase heard by almost every one who has spent time in London and has been a commuter. The Words doesnt disturb if heard at the end of Detination, BUT when heard during the travel while the Bus or Tubes change their Destination due to Some reason causes immense disturbance. It is Human Nature we all do not want to move from the WAYS we are accustomed to. Unwanted or Uncalled for Changes to the routine causes annoyance. BUT its necessary and most of the times not in our control.

What is Change?

How Change has evolved in the Modern era

Last decade the most common word and the one most heard, emphasized, talked about, discussed and promoted is change. Leaders have used it for votes, Business have used it for motivation, commitment and organisational growth.

Writing Evaluation Report of a Project

Contents of an Evaluation Report

A clear, concise, brief and yet complete guide on writing mid-term or final evaluation report for a Project of any kind. The format is also available in MS Word format and can be downloaded.

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Strategic Human Resource Management

Strategy in a nutshell refers to a plan/course of action organizations undertake to achieve its aims. Similar to this different functions of the Organization have their own strategies to achieve their goals, but goals of the Departments must be in line with the Organizational Goals. Strategic Human Resource Management is the utilization of Human Resource in a way that it serves as a stimulator and facilitator to attain organizational aims.

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