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Communicating Performance Appraisals

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Performance appraisals enable superiors to know what their team members are upto, evaluate their performances and also give them correct feedbacks so that they know where they are lacking ...

How do you decline an interview?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As soon as the decision is made to decline a job interview, the applicant should contact the hiring manager via email with a brief message. The tone of the message should be polite and ...

Personnel Records

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Personnel Records are records pertaining to employees of an organization. These records are accumulated, factual and comprehensive information related to concern records and detained. ...

Advantages of Performance Appraisal

It is said that performance appraisal is an investment for the company which can be justified by following advantages: 1. Promotion: Performance Appraisal helps the supervisors to chalk out the promotion programmes for efficient employees. In this ...

Objectives of Appraisal

Performance Appraisal can be done with following objectives in mind: >> To maintain records in order to determine compensation packages, wage structure, salaries raises, etc. >> To identify the strengths and weaknesses of employees to place right ...

HR as a Business Partner

The term ‘business partner’ is often highlighted as an important aspect in discussions about the role of the human resource manager but being a ‘business partner’ needs wide business knowledge. According to a new report released ...

HR Outsourcing

Outsourcing basic human resource services can be the key to achieving a more influential and strategic role for the HR function. However, a new executive briefing from the CIPD also concludes that: >> the decision to outsource needs to be carefully ...

Management theory

The human relations and human factors approaches were absorbed into a broad behavioural science movement in the 1950’s and 1960’s. This period produced some influential theories on the motivation of human performance. For example, Maslow’s ...

The Harvard map of HRM

A large part of this section in Human Resource Management, 4th edition is devoted to the Harvard ‘map’ of HRM. This is probably the most seminal model of HRM and has had a major influence on academic debate on the subject. ‘We noted ...

The new managerialism

Schuler (1990) emphasized that the HR function had an opportunity to shift from being an ’employee advocate’ (associated with personnel management) to a ‘member of the management team’. Schuler’s view was that this required ...
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