Tag: Developing People

Benefits of employer and employee co-operation

Employer/employee relations refer to the communication that takes place between representatives of employees and employers. Much of the employee relations involve employees and employers working together. Indeed, part of the aim of the...

Training and development

Today people are often the key resource of a firm and their employment can make up at least two thirds of all costs. Well-managed training and development will usually add more value...

Driving change through training and development

A Northern Rock case study Every organisation needs to move forward and face the future. In order to do so it must take decisions which create a better way of doing things. Change...

Recruitment as a business process

For these individuals, the workplace of the future will be quite different from that of the past. For example, there will be a continuing need to develop and update skills, be more...

Releasing the talents of employees

This case study focuses on the way in which ICI, one of the UK’s best known companies, has maximised the potential of its people in recent times. ICI has established some clear...

Staff training and development

Recruitment takes place from the point when a business decides that it needs to employ somebody up to the point where a pile of completed application forms has arrived in the post....

Benefits of employer and employee co operation

Employer/employee relations refer to the communication that takes place between representatives of employees and employers. Much of the employee relations involve employees and employers working together. Indeed, part of the aim of the...

Human resources

Human resources are the people that work for an organisation, and Human Resource Management is concerned with how these people are managed. However, the term Human Resource Management (HRM) has come to...

Performance management

Performance management is a management approach, which seeks to get the most out of the human resource. Typically rewards are related to performance and some form of appraisal scheme lies at the...

Employee participation

Employee participation is the process whereby employees are involved in decision making processes, rather than simply acting on orders. Employee participation is part of a process of empowerment in the workplace. Empowerment involves...

Human resource management

Human resources are the people that work for an organisation, and Human Resource Management is concerned with how these people are managed. However, the term Human Resource Management (HRM) has come to...

Personnel functions

The term personnel department refers to the function of the organisation that is responsible for the management and motivation of people in the workplace. Increasingly today the term Human Resource Management has...

Appraisal

Appraisal is the formal and informal process through which an employee is able to discuss their training and development needs with an appraiser. The appraisal process enables a two-way communication process between...

Training and development for cultural diversity

Introduction Organisations that wish to be successful in the increasingly competitive markets of the 90s must consider how to provide rewarding roles which allow their employees to develop. In the UK, a career...

Building a workforce for the future an equitable life assurance society

Introduction The world of work has changed dramatically in recent years. Gone are the days of jobs for life in which an individual might work for a single employer until their retirement. Today,...
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