Background to the problem. The cultural diversity of employees both in private and public sector organisation, national and international, is not a new phenomenon. However, on account of the country's historical past, places of work were managed as though they were homogenous entities, thus having no regard to heterogeneity of both staff and client pool (cf. Penceliah 2008). The transition from the apartheid era to the democratic South Africa was met by challenges of places of employment which...
Introduction Information Technology systems have expanded in all the companies. Information Technologies include hardware and software as well. Besides, IT may consider telecommunications networks, the management of data and many technologies based on the use of the Internet. There has been in this essay a try to show the strategic value and the utilization in production of Information Technology in business practices. Many believe that IT has a controversial value in strategic arrangement of...
For a country to properly integrate itself in global trade flows, it is vital for it to have highly efficient and effective port terminals. That said, many countries especially developing ones have poor port terminal services characterized by high dwell time, underutilization of resources and low levels of productivity. These countries usually attract international port terminal operators to improve and offer these port services. This study is about an international port terminal operator...
Running business today is very difficult and different to the past. Corporation should consider about the knowledge that they will sent to their staffs, customers and competitors. As we know that at the beginning the knowledge inside the business always small and cannot let it public, however, when the business become bigger and bigger, they should have a plan to manage their business knowledge before giving it out to the market. Considerable attention is being focused on Knowledge management...
Supply management is whereby some commercial institutions are involved in buying and it also describes how different organizations use different methods and processes in corporate purchasing of different goods and services which can be in form of developed processes whereby one can buy the goods for retail and also in distribution processes. Some organizations tend to buy services which in other word described as contracting while others buy goods only which is called procurement or purchasing....
Comparison and contrast of organisational structure: The meaning connected with Organisational Way of life seemed to be furthermore described throughout Oxford Book connected with Organization seeing that adhere to: Organizational Way of life: This prices, methods, rituals, and also norms propagated through each of the associates of your business that should be knowledgeable and also recognized through brand-new associates with the business. Way of life effects almost all element of...
Since past few decades, it can be known that excellence in human resource plays a vital role for improving productivity, business performance and overall companies' growth. To gain best and to maintain its performance of human capital, it is very important to invest in human capital through education and Training. Effective employee training is not only important to raise long term services and economic growth, but it also provides a unique and differentiated position which improves the...
Workforce planning helps an organisation to estimate its future workforce requirements and calculate the numbers, nature and sources of potential employees who might meet that demand. In other words, it's about getting the right number of people, with the right skills, in the right place and at the right time. Work force planning involves gathering of information, defining goals, and making decisions to enable the organization achieve its objectives. At its simplest, workforce planning is about...
The aim of the following research is to critically analyse the impact of the recession on Avis. The main aspect of this study is the impact on the workforce. To analyse this, theories related to motivation, stress and HRM will be used and link to the problems Avis is facing. The best way to approach this study is to look at the high level problems Avis is facing, then further analyse the root cause of the problem and then attempt to solve the problem by developing recommendations which could...
Introduction Currently many companies have to face the challenge of competing with steadily increased competition in their industries. This high amount of competition often leads to a high cost and price pressure which usually results in low margins for the companies. These markets are called the red oceans. One possibility to break out of these red oceans and to increase the margins for the company can be handled by creating a Blue Ocean. Such a Blue Ocean is a market space where the...