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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, […]

Rewards: Classification, Characteristics and Criteria

Introduction: A compensation or rewarding system is devised after careful consideration of various fac­tors which affects both the organisation and employee. Rewarding of performance should be such that productivity gains continue. The system must be established according to the worth of a job. We must keep in mind that although we reward people for their […]

Top 5 Methods of Remunerating Labour

Various methods of remunerating labour are: 1. Time or Day Rate System 2. Straight Piece Work Rate System 3. Time Rate v/s Piece Rate System 4. Incentives and Profit Sharing 5. Bonus System. Method # 1. Time or Day Rate System: This is the most common system found in practice. Under this the worker is […]

Maintenance of Human Resources

After reading this article you will learn about the key points for maintenance of human resources. Maintenance function of human resource management is concerned with protecting and promoting the physical and mental health of employees. In order to achieve these objective sev­eral types of fringe-benefits such as housing, medical and, educational facilities, conveyance facilities etc. […]

Top 15 Welfare Measures for Workers

This article throws light upon the top fifteen welfare measures for workers. Some of the measures are: 1. Hours of Work and Adequate Wages 2. To Avoid Industrial Fatigue and Rest Pauses 3. To Avoid Accident and Safety Precautions 4. Fire Protection 5. Lighting and Ventilation 6. Labour Discontent 7. Industrial Housing 8. Transport 9. […]

11 Main Directives Contained in a Personnel Policy

A personnel policy contains directive regarding: 1. Recruitment 2. Selection 3. Placement 4. Induction and Orientation 5. Promotions 6. Transfers 7. Demotion 8. Separation 9. Labour Turnover 10. Absenteeism 11. Discharge. 1. Recruitment: It is the process by which manpower is discovered and then encouraged to apply for employ­ment. The purpose of recruitment is to […]

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 […]

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