Human Resources Articles

Human Resources section covers the wide spectrum of management of workforce, interpersonal relations in the corporate world by having articles on different concepts. Apart from these institutions and systems working for empowerment of the people also falls under this category.



Artificial Intelligence and the field of Human Resources 17 February 2016

This article focuses on how Artificial Intelligence is invading the field of HR. In the present VUCA scenario, even a little careless attitude may lead an organization towards death. The competition may be in the form of products, services, resources or technology. Thus, while companies pay good attention towards enhancing their products and services, they should not forget the human resources that form the backbone of the organization.

 

Competency Mapping - A Search For Excellence 05 February 2016

In the competitive era companies are putting the great efforts to hire competent employees and to expand related competencies in their existing employees. In this way companies try to win over other companies. In current economy where resources and talent are limited and companies are fighting for the same so it becomes more important for the organizations to update and re-evaluate their competencies and also they have to take initiative for necessary changes. Thus competency mapping is becoming the need of organization to fight competition.

 

Exploiting CSR & Triple Bottom Line for Future Business 05 February 2016

The year 1972 saw the inception of a major document that emerged from the halls of the body that was formed post world war two to maintain peace and harmony in the world. The United Nations released the Declaration on the Human Environment- the first document through which the international community recognised the environmental problem at hand, and the need for a sustainable development process. Much deliberation, insightful arguments and future oriented action plans led to the birth of such a document that would govern mankind. Recognition of the problem was a major first step, formulating a means to prevent the impending dangers and its implications were the major iceberg. The phenomenon of Corporate Social Responsibility was brought in to ensure companies across the globe bring in a major aspect into their business; the aspect of social awareness and indulgence of companies towards the betterment of society.

 

Increase in Female Professionals in Top Management- Reality or Myth 05 February 2016

The increase in the number of female professionals at Top Management has really been an important topic in the world of business. The dearth of the fairer gender at the top echelons of organizations isn’t a matter of stagger anymore. This ubiquitous problem has been a constant subject of debate for years, with no definite answer yet. The roots of this problem are so penetrated into the mix of organizations, just hacking the leaves of existing societal norms won’t effectuate any change. A turnaround would take place by reorienting mindsets and modifying organizational setups. There is no single reason for women shortfall at senior level positions but solutions can be strategized by analyzing those prevalent issues only.

 

HR Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Millennials 05 February 2016

Why is it that the software industry has a high attrition rate? A study on the IT industry showed that it is crucial for an employer to ensure that the value system of their employees is in consonance with the values of the organization. If not, the employee may either change his values or quit the organization. This is where human resource management intervention becomes primarily important.

 

A Much Needed Makeover of HR 05 February 2016

We see almost every function in an enterprise is progressing towards the use of latest technology. For example data engineering, market apps, websites etc. being used for marketing. However, apart from a few exceptions, HR is still rooted to its traditional methods. HR till date is considered as a facilitator and not as a decision maker in many organizations. A research shows that only 30% of business leaders believe that HR can make sound decisions; only 22% believe that HR is adapting to the changing workforce needs.

 


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