Organizational Commitment

Commitment refers to attachment and loyalty. It is associated with the feelings of individuals about their organization. Organizational commitment is the relative strength of the individual’s identification with, and involvement in, a particular organization. The three characteristics of commitment identified are:

Employee as Business Partner

Should employees be business partners. There is an increasing change in how employees were and are managed in the confines of a business organization, it not about what they could offer but it has to start with what employers think of them, and how do they want them to be approached. If employees think of people who could be easily substitutable, something that is not valued as an irreplaceable resource then organization would fail in tapping out the best competency of employees.

Psychology and Human Resource Management

People are different and show different behaviors that are triggered by values, beliefs, and attitudes they have. Psychology is the study of peoples behavior and mental processes. It is about developing an understanding of behaviors that are acceptable and those which are unacceptable, it is about elucidating why people show a certain behavior, and what triggers those actions, understanding the stimulus that reinforces and cuts down a particular behavior. Once we understand and are able to explain the behavior we can be in a better position to predict human behaviors.

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How Managers become Leaders

Those in position have the utmost responsibility to perform and make others perform, it is to be understood that with power comes responsibility, and those who make the best use of responsibility and understand the fact that it is due on them to make best possible use of this authority will have potent chances of success. Now it is well understood that Managers have the responsibility to get the best out of the people who work under them, understand their talents, skillset, beliefs, attitudes and behaviours and then make then work in a way that is fruitful to the business.

Audit Yourself - Personal Professional Audit

We all want to live in a better world, work in a better environment, live in a calm home,  Places where everyone respects each other, where truth prevails, a home where everybody shows patience towards each other, one where honesty is the best policy, where no body engulfs others rights, a place where equality of rights and opportunities is not just valued but honored and practiced, the theory of life is dictated by aforementioned practices, and when asked each one of us in the world agrees and would like to live with these norms, but the question is why do we do not have these practices in this world?

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Building Human Resource Potential

Managing Human Resources is everyone's job. The blood that flows through every organisation is people, they are the one;s who are entrusted with the responsibility of taking the organisation forward, by fulfilling the responsibilities assigned to them, they are required to be motivated and committed to their job, perform tasks with efficiency and effectiveness, show positive behavious at work, respect other and the organisational norms and a million more requirements are made onto the people who work for the organisation.

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.

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