Found 22 Articles for Human Resources

Short Conclusions That Individuals Use in Making a Judgment About Others

Aparna Singh
Updated on 13-Apr-2023 14:45:00


We generally make assumptions when coming to any conclusions regarding the behavior of any person. In short, we can say that we use a dozen shortcuts when coming to any conclusions about others. These techniques have their pros and cons. The merit of these techniques is that they enable us to form rapid perceptions about others and provide valid proof for those predictions. However, they are not fully accurate. They have certain discrepancies because they are not fully proven. They sometimes get us into trouble. So let us learn about these shortcuts so that we can get rid of ... Read More

Hofstede's Six Dimensions of National Culture

Aparna Singh
Updated on 13-Apr-2023 14:41:17


One of the most important tools to analyse the differences between different cultures is Hofstede's framework for assessing cultures. This theory was given by Greet Hofstede in the late 1970s. He experimented with more than 116, 000 IBM employees in 40 different countries and concluded that all the employees differed on five major dimensions of national culture. More countries were added to the list later. In the most recent study, countries have been ranked on the six major dimensions. This theory helps a lot in determining the personalities of different cultures in different countries. This theory has given huge contributions ... Read More

Factors that Affect the Perception of an Individual

Aparna Singh
Updated on 13-Apr-2023 14:40:25

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Before discussing anything about the above topic, let’s first understand what is meant by "perception." Perception is a process by which an individual interprets anything that comes in front of him or her. It is the way in which he or she utilizes his or her sensory impressions to interpret a particular situation and give a particular meaning to the environment. However, what we perceive can differ widely from what reality is. For example, most employees view an organization as the best place to work because it has favorable working conditions, interesting job roles, better pay, and excellent benefits, but ... Read More

Domains That Contribute to Organisational Behaviour

Aparna Singh
Updated on 13-Apr-2023 14:39:46


Organisational behaviour is a domain that has built itself by taking into consideration the various behavioural science domains. Various behavioural sciences have contributed to its significance. It has contributions from various behavioural disciplines mainly psychology and social psychology, sociology, and anthropology. The contributions of psychology are mainly at the micro level of analysis or we can say individual level, while the other disciplines have contributed to the organisational behaviour at the macro level or group processes and organisation level. Contributing domains of organisational behavior Let's understand every discipline which has contributed to organisational behaviour. Psychology Let's first understand ... Read More

Different Views of Conflict

Aparna Singh
Updated on 13-Apr-2023 14:39:01

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Let's first explain what we mean by "conflict." Conflict is a perception of thoughts. When no one is aware of the conflict, it is generally believed that no conflict exists. So conflict is a process that begins when one side perceives that the other side has or is about to negatively affect something that the first party cares about. Examples of conflict in an organisation Incompatibility of goals Differences in the interpretation of factors Disagreement based on behavioural expectations It is right to say there has been a lot of controversy over the role of conflict in different types ... Read More

What is the Role of HR Leaders in Promoting Employee Well-being?

Priya More
Updated on 11-Apr-2023 17:42:55


When addressing employee well-being at work, employers frequently highlight the benefits of health care. We now realize that employee health encompasses a lot more than being ill. In order to improve employee well-being at work, all employees' health must be improved. Several dimensions of well-being that are critical to the health and performance of people and workers must be taken into consideration in addition to physical well-being. Many organizations are becoming aware of the connection between employee well-being and performance and, ultimately, business outcomes as a result of the recent COVID-19 epidemic. Employers had to come up with solutions to ... Read More

What is Learning and Development?

Priya More
Updated on 11-Apr-2023 17:41:50


Companies may increase their returns on labor investments and boost overall profitability by making investments in the training and development of their employees. L&D is a wide phrase that refers to all organizational professional development, and it is regarded as the central role of human resources (HR). Both formal, instructor-led training programs and unofficial, employee-led learning are examples of this. Training and development, performance and learning, and talent development are some other names for L&D. Importance of Learning and Development Today The advent of new technology in the workplace will only raise the significance of staff training and development. Organizations ... Read More

What is Employee Engagement?

Priya More
Updated on 11-Apr-2023 17:41:16


In human resources (HR), the idea of employee engagement is concerned with how engaged and devoted employees are to their work. Employees who are engaged are invested in their jobs, the success of their companies, and the value of their contributions. Workers who genuinely care about their jobs can link personal accomplishment to successful corporate outcomes. To engage employees, a firm must provide a comfortable environment where everyone can perform their best work every day, adhere to the vision and values of the organization, and be inspired to contribute to its success. Employee dedication and connection to an organization are ... Read More

What is Ageism at Work?

Priya More
Updated on 11-Apr-2023 17:40:43


As you might expect, during the past century, discrimination has been less common in the workplace. This is due to the fact that a new generation of employers, HR managers, and employees have all learned the importance of an accessible work environment. Nonetheless, there is still a problem with age discrimination in the workplace. How can ageism manifest itself? One may argue that a female CPA who is 28 years old is "too immature" to be a supervisor. An employee in her 60s is apparently searching for a job, but a job seeker in her 50s may be informed ... Read More

What Are the Topics That Add Value to Employee Training Programs?

Priya More
Updated on 11-Apr-2023 17:40:09


Any business that invests in increased training is investing in its own prosperity. Employees want their employers to provide them with continuing, helpful training programs to keep them abreast of the most recent business practices, trends, and technologies since technology is always evolving. Employees may upskill and retrain to meet future expectations, as well as increase their performance and productivity, using several sorts of employee training approaches. Employees will work in an atmosphere that is adaptive, flexible, fun, and productive if a culture of continual learning is fostered there. Employees receive the information they need to do their jobs and ... Read More