The Manager’s Job of HRM


There are certain basic functions all managers perform. They are planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. In total, they represent what managers call the management process. Some of the specific activities involved in each function include:

  • Planning. Establishing goals and standards; developing rules and procedures; developing plans and forecasting.
  • Organizing. Giving each subordinate a specific task; establishing departments; delegating authority to subordinates; establishing channels of authority and communication; coordinating the work of subordinates.
  • Staffing. Determining what type of people should be hired; recruiting prospective employees; selecting employees; setting performance standards; compensating employees; evaluating performance; counselling employees; training and developing employees.
  • Leading. Getting others to get the job done; maintaining morale; motivating subordinates.
  • Controlling. Setting standards such as sales quotas, quality standards, or production levels; checking to see how actual performance compares with these standards; taking corrective action as needed.

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Organizational Creativity


Organizational creativity is a matter of management choice. Organizations can survive by successfully occupying monopolistic niches. Such niches though are rapidly  decreasing due to global competition, so that organizational creativity becomes downright necessity.  I can transform your organization into a creative organization. My Consultancy–Asif J. Mir – Management Consultant–transforms organizations, makes them relevant, and suggests solutions for succes. For details please contact Asif J. Mir

Prelude to 21st Century


New concepts, puzzling technological environment, which 21st century has brought along as oddments of globalization and from which we just can’t afford to turn our back on. Through and through, we must have a nodding acquaintance about them before undertaking any marketing, manufacturing, HRM, supply chain, product, entrepreneurial, and investment choices. My Consultancy–Asif J. Mir – Management Consultant–transforms organizations, makes them relevant, and suggests solutions for succes. For details please contact Asif J. Mir