Governments told to focus on HR

Scott, Anna
August 2007
People Management;8/23/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 17, p11
The article discusses the objectives of a United Nations Declaration which persuades local and central governments of UN member states to introduce human resource (HR) strategies. Proposals included in the measures are the introduction of incentive-based strategies for public sector workers, empowerment of female workers and HR policies towards a knowledge economy.


Related Articles

  • A financial staff learns the business of its business. Salton, Gary J. // Financial Executive;May/Jun88, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p22 

    The article focuses on Homart Development Co. which developed initiatives for educating the accounting and financial staff about the company's core business. The management at Homart Development, a real estate development organization, believes that employees can contribute more to the company's...

  • The ABCs of Education Allowances. Ward, Pamela // Foreign Service Journal;Jun2007, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p78 

    The article reports that employees of government agencies who are assigned overseas are granted allowances to help defray the cost of education for their children in kindergarten through 12th grade, one equivalent to that provided by public school systems in the U.S. Accordingly, an allowance...

  • The Effect of Human Resource Management Practices on Organization's Performance. Saeed, Rashid; Lodhi, Rab Nawaz; Iqbal, Anam; Sandhu, Moeed Ahmad; Munir, Muhammad; Yaseen, Sana // Middle East Journal of Scientific Research;10/23/2013, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p1548 

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to check the effect of HRM practices (staffing practices, incentive practices and training programs) on the organization's performance. Design/methodology/approach: Quantitative study was conducted in banking sector of Pakistan. A sample of 150 bankers,...

  • How do you influence behavior?: To motivate workers, appreciate them. Borbridge, D. J. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Feb2007, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p58 

    The article provides tips on how to improve employee motivation practices in the workplace. Some of the practical approaches include job training, creativity and empowerment, positive reinforcement and incentives. The impact of a motivated workforce on industrial safety and business operation is...

  • TQM: The Changing Face of Quality. Gautschi, T. F. // Design News;10/5/92, Vol. 48 Issue 19, p366 

    The article provides information on the total quality management. TQM is believed to save both time and resources. It uses strategic and holistic approach which must be developed by top management but diffused throughout the organization. It must become the dominant cultural value throughout the...

  • THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS. McKENZIE, MEREDYTH // Smart Business Cleveland;Sep2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p60 

    The article discusses Jeff Osterfeld's success in creating the Penn Station East Coast Subs business. With over 200 locations and a revenue of 112 million dollars in 2008, Osterfeld said he spent the first several years running it as a one man show. He stresses not only the importance of hiring...

  • Striking the Right Balance. Neel, K. C. // Multichannel News;11/17/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 45, p27 

    The article focuses on the different programs of various cable operators that have yielded unexpected benefits for cable employees in the U.S. Cable television operators are working on innovating workplace flexibility and telecommuting. Their programs include power retention incentives for...

  • Keeping the team together: respect sales people. Feiertag, Howard // Hotel & Motel Management;3/20/2006, Vol. 221 Issue 5, p10 

    The article provides tips on how to proper management of hotel sales personnel. It is projected that in the 2008, there will be a heavy demand for sales personnel so maintaining these personnel is indeed very important. Making the sales staff comfortable is considered as a brilliant strategy to...

  • B&Q aims to put women in positions of power. Phillips, Lucy // People Management;3/20/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p14 

    The article concerns the plan of B&Q to recruit more women into senior roles as part of its rebranding scheme focusing on women empowerment. According to its director of organisation development, Nathan Clements, the company needed to reflect the broader talent pool of women. He cited research...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics