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Selection of New Employees: 6 Steps

The different procedural steps involved in the selection process are:- 1. Job Description 2. Application Forms 3. Employment Tests 4. Interviewing 5. Physical Examination 6. Induction and Orientation. Step # 1. Job Description: i. The first important step of any selection process is to develop job descriptions for the positions to be advertised and filled. […]

Incentives for Indirect Workers | Personnel Management

After reading this article you will learn about the incentive schemes for indirect workers:- 1. Incentive Scheme for Labourers, Crane Operators, Set-Up Men, Maintenance Men 2. Incentive Scheme for Supervisory Staff 3. Incentive Scheme for Managerial Staff. Incentive Scheme for Labourers, Crane Operators, Set-Up Men, Maintenance Men, etc. (a) They can be given the same […]

Merit Rating: Objectives, Methods and Advantages | Personnel Management

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Definition of Merit Rating 2. Objectives of Merit Rating 3. Methods 4. Advantages 5. Disadvantages. Definition of Merit Rating: Merit Rating assesses the merit of the person doing the job. Merit rating determines the extent to which an employee meets job requirements. Job evaluation and Merit […]

Profit Sharing: Definition, Objectives and Advantages

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Definition of Profit Sharing 2. Objectives of Profit Sharing 3. Methods 4. Advantages 5. Limitations. Definition of Profit Sharing: Profit sharing schemes may effectively supplement other incentive plans. Profit sharing is a scheme to augment the compensation of workers through the sharing of profits of the […]

Methods of Job Evaluation | Personnel Management

The various commonly used methods or systems of job evaluation are: 1. Ranking Method 2. Classification or Grading Method 3. Factor Comparison Method 4. Point Method. 1. Ranking Method: The different jobs, depending upon their requirements, responsibilities involved and their importance to the organisation, are ranked, graded or placed from top to bottom. Advantages: (a) […]

Organisation of Personnel Department

After reading this article you will learn about the organisation of personnel department.  Organisation structure describes formal relationship. Personnel manager as the head of the personnel department exercises line authority over his own staff but in relation to other departments he is a staff expert expected to provide advice information on personnel matters. The internal […]

Personnel Management: Meaning, Functions and Principles

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Personnel Management 2. Functions and Objectives of Personnel Management 3. Principles. Meaning of Personnel Management: Personnel Management (staffing function of Management), also known as Human Resource Management. Personnel management is concerned with the proper use of human factors. Per­sonnel management may be defined as […]

Job Design: Meaning, Methods and Techniques

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Job Design 2. Methods of Job Design 3. Techniques. Meaning of Job Design: For effective selection, it is necessary to have clear understanding of the nature and pur­pose of the position which is to be filled. It is, therefore, essential to design the job […]

Development of Wage Structure for Base Wages

There are three major steps in achieving the final wage structure for base wages. These are: (i) Decision about range, i.e., maximum and minimum wages for the grade. (ii) Decision about the number of grades of workers. (iii) Decision about the overlap in between the different grades. All the above mentioned steps are closely related, […]

Role and Qualities of a Personnel Manager

After reading this article you will learn about the roles and qualities of personnel manager. Roles of Personnel Manager: 1. As a specialist: To advise other functional heads on various aspects of HRM. 2. As an Information Source: To provide valuable information about labour market, labour laws and other related areas. 3. As a Charge […]