Employees’ Perception of the role and functions of the HR department

In recent years, we have seen the Human Resources department going through a transition in many organizations. They have moved from being a ‘policing officer’ to ‘strategic partner’. In fact, the term ‘personnel’ which was associated with administrative, compliance, and control activities, is replaced with human resources, bringing about marked changes in the roles and

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Employees’ attitudes toward HR managers at the workplace

The key to effective and successful management lies in keeping the employees happy and motivated. An organization that respects and values its employees sustains its identity and success in the long run. Without a doubt, the support that HR managers extend to employees defines employees’ performance and organizational effectiveness. Human Resource managers have the key

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EMPLOYEES’ AWARENESS ABOUT HR ROLES

Traditionally, the role of HR managers was fairly straightforward. The HR professionals were responsible for the administrative tasks and strategic planning issues relating to employees. However, now they have moved into wider roles, making their presence indispensable in various areas. For example, HR managers function as change agents, business partners, organizational performance specialists, best practices

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A Plea to the Almighty

A Plea to the Almighty Oh Lord, God, Creator of the Universe; Help me count my blessings. When all I see around me is sadness and darkness; Oh Lord, please give me light! When I am overwhelmed with pain; Questioning ‘Why should this happen to me?” When I am discouraged and in tears; Oh Lord,

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EMPLOYEES’ PERCEPTIONS ON HRM CULTURE AT WORKPLACE – SERIES DIMENSION – HR MANAGERS

HRM Culture Every organization has its own distinctive culture. In fact, culture gives an identity to the organization. A good culture reinforces desirable values and behaviours among employees. Undeniably, healthy and strong culture drives the employees towards high performance, taking up challenging tasks and exhibiting positive behaviour. Further, strong culture binds the employees and the

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Dimensions of HRM Culture

Assessing the role and effectiveness of Human Resource department and its culture is an interesting area of research. Doubtless, HR department is the backbone of any organization. It is believed that a strong and supportive HR department plays a pivotal role to the success of an organization. This has made the evaluation of the effectiveness

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Work-related decisions sans alternatives

Our decisions are generally based on our desires, aptitudes, skill set, environment or our perceptions of events and people. Hence. most often, our decisions revolve around our ‘comfort zone’. We suffer from anxiety or fear if we have to take a decision outside our comfort zone. But what would be our action if we find

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Different Ways of talking about God

One cannot explain or talk about God in ordinary, literal, everyday words or language. God cannot be talked using words that are applicable to the finite things of this world or in the same way as we talk about others. Surely, “God is other than the Universe…and ‘more’…(Ramsey,1971). In fact, nothing in this heaven or

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Thoughts on a Pendulum

Thoughts on a Pendulum Earth taken by the edges; heavens praise your wonders Brought forth in iniquity; heritage from the Lord Taken from clay; made so wonderfully complex Painful toil all days of life; more valued than many sparrows Heart troubled and afraid; covered with his feathers Walking through a valley of void; soaring on

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