Succession Planning

Definition: Succession Planning is defined as the systematic process of recognizing and creating future leaders who are able to take the position of the old ones when they leave the organization due to retirement, resignation, termination, transfer, promotion or death. In finer terms, it is a modern technique followed by many companies, that concentrates on…

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Training and Development

Definition: Employee training and development implies a program in which specific knowledge, skills and abilities are imparted to the employees, with the aim of raising their performance level, in their existing roles, as well as providing them learning opportunities, to further their growth. Training implies a process of upgrading an individual’s knowledge, skills and competencies.…

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Arbitration

Definition: Arbitration is a type of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). It is a process wherein one or more independent third person, analyses the dispute thoroughly, ascertains the cause of dispute, listens to the parties, i.e. employer and employee, collects relevant facts and information, so as to make recommendations accordingly, that have a binding effect on…

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Employee Transfer

Definition: Employee Transfer is a process of horizontal movement of an employee, wherein there is a change in the job, without any revision in the remuneration and modification of responsibilities. It is a form of internal mobility, in which the employee is shifted from one job to another usually at a different location, department, or…

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Job Analysis

Definition: Job analysis refers to the process of systematically identifying, obtaining and recording all the facts and details concerning the job through various methods. It encompasses gathering information related to the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA) which the job holder must have, to perform the job satisfactorily. Here knowledge implies the degree to which the…

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Talent Management

Definition: Talent management is the systematic process of identifying the vacant position, hiring the suitable person, developing the skills and expertise of the person to match the position and retaining him to achieve long-term business objectives. Talent Management Process Model Planning: Planning is the initial step in the process of Talent Management. It involves the…

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Performance Appraisal

Definition: Performance Appraisal is defined as a systematic process, in which the personality and performance of an employee is assessed by the supervisor or manager, against predefined standards, such as knowledge of the job, quality and quantity of output, leadership abilities, attitude towards work, attendance, cooperation, judgment, versatility, health, initiative and so forth. It is…

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Performance Management

Definition: Performance Management can be defined as a process which continuously identifies, measures and develops the performance of the workforce in the organization. And to do so, each individual’s performance and objectives are connected with the overall mission and goals of the enterprise. Hence, the two key elements of performance management are: Continuous process Link…

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Staffing

Definition: Staffing is a managerial function which involves obtaining, utilising and retaining, qualified and competent personnel to fill all positions of an organisation, from top to operative echelon. In finer terms, staffing is placing the right person at the right job. It aims at employing, deploying and monitoring a competent and contented staff, i.e. daily…

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Stress

Definition: In Human Resource Management, Stress is defined as a state of mental and emotional pressure or strain, caused by challenging or unfavourable circumstances. It is an outside force that rules an individual’s feelings and behaviour. It is a person’s response to an external factor (stimulus, known as the stressor) in the environment and the…

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