Trends in the Workplace
January 26, 2014
Trends in the workplace
Predict three (3) human resource functions that are likely to be affected by the implementation of an MRP system. Propose two (2) ways in which you as a human resource manager can help the organization carry out this change successfully.
Human resource functions that are likely to be affected from this new technology are:
* Manpower planning: It would be now entirely different to evaluate the number of employees needed and that to be of a particular skill since the necessity of the skills will also change. This is normally done by analyzing the projected growth of the company but now since it would be ...view middle of the document...
Organized files, strong time managing skills and personal efficiency are essential to the Human Resources function. You’re dealing with people’s lives and careers here, and when a manager requests a personnel file or a compensation recommendation that lines up with both the organization and the industry, it won’t do to say, “Hold on. I’ll see if I can find it.”
* Employee Trust: This could be a time when there would be a need to fire some of the employees since they will become unnecessary after the new technology. Or it could be an opportunity to offer retirement packages, new skills training, or promotions to those affected by the by the implementation of the new technology. This is a tough task to do for any HR manager. Gaining the trust of the employees can mitigate the risk and the uneasiness in the minds of the employees and the managers.
* Team Orientation: HR manager need to comprehend that the employees who will still be a part of the organization would have many doubts regarding the new technology. It would be imperative to unite all the employees together and to spread understanding the value of the new technology used in the organization.
Based on the planned growth of the organization, predict...