HR Management Tends to be Cautious
HR management policies and practices tend to err on the cautious side when, in reality, managing individuals means taking reasonable risks when, for example, making:
- selection decisions;
- personal development involving the delegation of more responsibility;
- capability and discipinary decisions.
In the photo, you can see that the growing plant is causing cracks in the asphalt. However, spotting the cracks and decay in personnel management practices is not so easy but it is an issue in many organisations including schools.
Do Your HR Management Practices Reinforce Your Key Goals and Values?
They should but senior managers usually have doubts about whether they are focused appropriately. Before becoming immersed in another round of hr policy reviews, as the Head Teacher or a School Governor on the Personnel Committee take time to assess whether your hr management practices are effective.
To find out how and to obtain a free assessment tool view this page, ‘Hallmarks of Effective HR Management’ on our main HR Management Dimensions website.
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