Thursday, March 15, 2007

Side-lining all human capital equation? Not really!


To understand this better, let’s take a look into the traditional HR system. To name a few, compliances, attendance, wages and salary administration, employee records management, employee grievances... were the few dominant functions of the personnel department of the yesteryears. The evolution of management school of thought and the obsession with human relations approach has created the HR department. However, the HR department couldn’t create a better image for itself, for it looked like old wine in a new bottle, and not much actually has changed. The woes of yesteryears can still be felt today. A lot of paperwork and unending processes have caused the department to lose respect in the organization and it is being increasingly viewed as a cost unit and a doormat for the company, where anyone can walk right in and with all ease brush-off their frustration.

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Source :
IIPM Editorial, 2007

IIPM and Malay Chaudhuri – Arindam Chaudhuri Initiative

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