Increased Strategic Importance of Human Resource Management

HRM: Increasing Strategic Importance The image of HR as a strategically important function had started changing decades ago. Now, its importance in terms of organizational efficiency is more than established. Since organizations like Google proved that people could be a source of competitive advantage, focus has shifted towards deriving better value through improved HR practices and … Read moreIncreased Strategic Importance of Human Resource Management

HR Management at Amazon: Need for Employee Satisfaction

Both Microsoft and Amazon have been known for being ruthless at setting performance standards in past. The Rank and Yank system used by the two big employers was a big pain for their employees. However, with time pressure related to ethical and responsible management of HR has increased on both companies. The result was that both were forced … Read moreHR Management at Amazon: Need for Employee Satisfaction

HR management at Coca Cola: Performance Management and Innovation

Most global companies have understood the importance of Human Resource management for acquiring success. Human resource management has become central to excellent performance. The more skilled and well managed a company’s staff is, the easier it is for the company to achieve strong performance and productivity. It is why the focus of businesses has remained … Read moreHR management at Coca Cola: Performance Management and Innovation

Managing a multi-generational workforce

Managing a multi-generational workforce strategically In most companies, there are at least two to three generations of employees working together. Generational diversity has its benefits only if companies manage it strategically.  Ageing of the employees has brought several major changes to workforce dynamics. Apart from the changed composition of the workforce, there has arisen a need to … Read moreManaging a multi-generational workforce

Organizational Culture: An extended Discussion of Schein’s model

Components of Culture: Discussion based on Schein’s Model   The importance of culture has been highlighted repeatedly by researchers and scholars. In terms of organization and organizational behavior, it has acquired a special value. In the 21st century, focus has shifted towards things like culture and human resources. The relevance of organizational culture can be … Read moreOrganizational Culture: An extended Discussion of Schein’s model