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 Agent:
To initiate and spearhead necessary improvements in human resource practices.
4. As a Controller:
To monitor and control implementation of human resource policies and programmes.
5. As a Liaison Man:
To act as a linking pin between different departments of the organisation.
6. As a Housekeeper:
To look after safety, health, welfare etc. of employees.
7. As a Fire-Fighter:
To act as a management’s defence against trade union activities. In such cases he is required to act as a trouble shooter.
Qualities of a Personnel Manager:
1. Educational Qualifications.
2. Personnel Attributes.
(ii) Communicative ability.
(iv) Human skills.
(v) Teaching skill.
(vi) Executing skills.
(vii) Leadership skills.
3. Training and Experience.
4. Professional Attitudes.