Christ University is a nurturing ground for an
individual’s holistic development to make effective
contribution to the society in a dynamic environment
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Faith in God | Moral Uprightness
Love of Fellow Beings | Social
Responsibility | Pursuit of Excellence
Towards a new HR Philosophy
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The role of HR is assumed to be that of
administrative with little or no strategic
They tend to be a mediator in case a problem
arises between the manager and employees.
But is that all the HR does?
What is the appropriate role of HR function?
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Reasons for Gap
Managers and Executives focus on financial results
rather than managing people.
HR then has to 'lean in' to take responsibilities.
This entire process separates managers from it's
employees and enforces a result VS people approach
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Helping Managers manage
Letting Management manage
Dealing with conflict
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Helping Managers Manage
Invlove employees in the change
Interview employees regarding their
Concentrate on effective delegation.
Ask employees for committment.
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Outsourcing leadership development is risky.
Building it from inside is always a better option.
Values like integrity, intelligence along with “thinking like an
owner”, innovation and ability to inspire others.
Should be developed by both managers and employees.
Leadership to be taught from the orientation of new hires.
Managers are supposed to assess the needs of the company,
design, build curricula and teach.
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Letting Management Manage
• Management make the critical HR decision.
• Managers should be empowered to make relevant decision and be responsible for
• HR constrains decision: a) Hiring, b) Payment & c) Performance Rating
Managers losing their freedom to obtain desired results.
• Freedom = Responsibility
• Recruitment – Flow of qualified candidates, managers conduct interviews to
• People and Organizational Development only provides;
• actionable data
• useful tools
• in-house recruitment certification.
• Evaluate candidates with standardized tests.
• Same philosophy to other people processes, including performance assessment.
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Minimum and maximum pay numbers are not restricted
instead market salaries are researched and guidelines are
provided to managers.
Departments make compensation because they are
responsible for hiring the right people and managing
how those people perform
They believe that improving results in company
performance benefits all employees.
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Dealing with conflict
Talking with the other person
Focus on behaviour and events, not on
Identify points of agreement and
Priortize the areas of conflict.
Develop a plan to work on each conflict.
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Hiring is quite lean and a rigorous process.
Candidates are interviewed extensively both by senior
memebers of the department and by internal clients.
Interest takes the front seat rather than big company HR
Candidates scaled on various parameters.
Companies this way would become more productive.
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Success of an organisation lies entirely on their
employees and employers. So, there should be
no false dichotomy between both.
By taking what appears to be a less active role,
HR is acheiving greater influence and greater
success both for company and themselves.