Workplace

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.

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.

Stress at Workplace

The Changing nature of work, job roles and occupations has resulted in increased level of work stress. Work stress is a negative quality that results in negative mental and physical health with increased pessimistic behaviors both at workplace and home. Work and personal Factors that are pushed beyond the range of stability result in stress factors. For instance Work Overload, Low Income, Lack of Respect at Workplace all make significant contribution to stress level.

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Role Stress, Role Conflict and Role Ambiguity

 
 
 
 

Concept of Stress

Stress refers to the causes and the effects of feelings of pressure. How we cope with these pressures often is determined by our own levels of resistance and what else is going on at the time. Thus, the interplay of constraints, demands and supports is endlessly variable and, as such, it makes research into the area complex. Stress, therefore, may be defined as "a response to the perceived relationship between the demands on us and our ability to cope''.

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The Respect Model

 
 

Respect at Workplace

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Creating a Work Environment for Success

Good Workplace Improves Output / Results
 
 

Work environment is all about creating "A Great Place to Work", it is about making an organization where people belong, one where they would love to come, one where people would like to work, one where harmonious relationship are in existence. An environment is created by the stakeholders but most importantly it flows from the top, where leaders and top management have the responsibility to have values that foster, motivation, respect, commitment, risk taking, knowledge sharing and most importantly they take pride in what they do.

Employee Freedom of Expression and Retention

 
 

The topic to talk about today is about employees and their voice at workplace. Their are different ways through which an organization, can provide voice to their employees. First of all, it's very important to understand that workplaces have changed, the dynamics of business and how people work and how they want to be treated has changed altogether in the past 10 - 20 years. With companies going global, employees focus more on development, businesses are realizing the potential that their workforce could offer and the value that these people could add to the business through their knowledge and expertise.

Role of Employees in Success of the Organization

Employee, what will you bring to the Party

A tricky question but yet often asked at most of the Interviews..... as an "Employee, what will you bring to the Party" or in simple term how would you take the organization forward, well i think employer never needs to ask this question, if one has the CV of the potential employee then have a loot at it and see for yourself if he has been committed and striving for his own development then surely he is going to bring allot to the party and businesses can count on it.

Impact of Work Stressors on Work Behaviors

Organizational Workplace Stress
 
 

The Article provides a prospective topic for research student that could be used for their final year research project. The topic under discussion is "Impact of Work Stressors on Work Behaviors". Heterogeneous occupations could be studied in order to identify occupation-specific stressors. Bankers, Teachers, Marketers and Engineers can be potential subjects for the study. The study should aim at  examining how stressors affect work behaviors.

How to Earn Respect in a Workplace

How to Earn Respect
 
 

No one is inborn with the right to be respected, people often get into the illusion that they have to be respected, respect is always earned and should never be demanded, and only those who show respect can earn it, now the question is how to earn respect in an organisation. All this could very well serve as a catalyst in generating respect.

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Cycle of Change in an Organization

 
 

Change is about challenging the status quo, bringing a move in the normal routine of individuals and the organization. Resistance and friction is to certain extent a normal activity. It is important that business organization analyze and understand the resistance in order to effectively deal with them.

Concept of Employee Motivation

 
 

To motivate people, it’s important to understand how motivation works. The policy of using incentives to motivate an employee is not new. The important thing is to understand is that there is difference between different individuals, Every individual will not be motivated in the same way. Individuals react in different ways so organizations should adopt different ways of motivation.

Factors Affecting Motivation at Work

 
 

Motivation is a factor that catalyzes the success of an organization. Those Organizations are blessed who have motivated employees, employees that work hard in the workplace to achieve the goal and objectives of the organizations.

Defining and Changing Organizational Culture

 
 

Culture of the organisation is something that could principally land a business true competitve advantage. Organisational culture is a complex phenomenon and is formed in variety of ways, it may originate from the challenges and obstacles that organisation face, it could be a deliberate creation of the management, People working in the organisation have strong input in forming a culture.

Emotional Intelligence - Definition, Qualities and Characteristics

Emotional Intelligence Characterisitics
 
 

Emotional Intelligence helps you build stronger relationships, succeed at work, and achieve your career and personal goals. Emotionally intelligent people are those who have the ability to recognize, evaluate, and regulate the emotions of one-self, others and of groups.

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