HR professionals are on a rise every year, which makes its very critical for HR manager to define what effectiveness stands for. As the number of global HR professionals climbs close to one million, so it becomes important for this relatively new profession to define what it means to be effective. HR is not restricted to only line functions but it has attained strategic position in organizations. HR leader have globally recognized the combined influence of Individual ability of an employee, Organizational culture and leadership, which could contribute to the growth of an organization. The HR here should play an active part as an Insightful adviser and architect into these matters. In the continuously growing time there is a greater need for HR to define its standing and contribute to the success of the organization.
Competencies of a successful HR manager must be:
- HR must be able to study the external business trends, stakeholder’s expectation and synchronize the internal action plans according to it.
- It should concentrate on both the Business results as well has human capital improvement.
- HR should not be an isolated activity like recruitment, training, compensation etc but an integrated solution to organizations goal.
- HR must be involved in both day to day administrative activities as well as strategic practices.
HR should have a vision backed by organizational Goals and strive for continuous excellence. HR effectiveness should be an innate part of the actions plans, interlinking various HR functions as per requirement.
Students who are looking to join the HR bandwagon need to understand its importance in an organization and the change that HR can drive in an organization from Individual Capability to Culture. The MBA Institutes are addressing to the changing needs of the industry and inculcating them into their internal action plan which would increase the employability of the students and thus provide them with effective managers to contribute to their growth stories.
BY – DR. Prof. Shreshtha Dabral
Ph.D(Pursuing), UGC NET, M.B.A
SKIPS – Ahmedabad