Overwhelming as it may be, data analysis has made things more precise for businesses. Data analysts have proven over time and again that numbers don’t lie and are collectively, an effective tool to design various organisational functions. The question still remains, that how does data analysis fit into the entire HR scenario?
Key Result Areas (KRAs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are a vital part of any employee’s or a professional individual’s work life. From the entry level employee to the senior management, KRAs and KPIs serve as an instrument to gauge at the success of an organisation.
While there are multiple pitfalls of un-resolved conflict issues, performance gap is one of the primary and almost predictable one. Despite knowing this, many people managers and leaders avoid confrontation, conversations and action at the right time – thus creating non-performance as an outcome.
Hyperactive people are also sometimes referred to as ‘perfectionists’ who will settle for nothing but the best. However, the downside – this may lead to some chaos in office and at times result in conflicts.
Traditionally organisations have seen conflict as harmful because they cause unnecessary delays and hence something that must be avoided. However, the new school thinking is that ‘group think’ and lack of diversity almost guarantee a sub-optimal solution. I would say this sort of promotes conflicts. And I think I agree with it. Do you?
There is a new breed of employee that has entered our workplaces – the millennials. What one needs to prepare for is the fact that millennials are an informed generation of employees with technology at their disposal. They are equipped to work in newer ways, and new ways of work demand a new set of formats, policies and rules.
For most employees, an ‘unsatisfied workplace’ becomes an easy escape route for low performance. For the employer, this under-performance then becomes a reason for poor growth, low revenues or at times a reason for layoffs. What they fail to realise is that employee satisfaction is a two-way street.
The HR function is like that of the gatekeeper of a company. It can be your strongest pillar if you invest in it. Moreover, directly or indirectly (depending on the responsibilities), HR is a spokesperson of the company’s values and leadership…