Workforce diversity comes about as a result of demographic projections, values of the work place and representation which are factors that affect change. Brooks (2006) adds that a lot of organisations have a diverse workforce. Currently we have an aging workforce. We also have a globalized workforce, were people with different cultures and beliefs work together in organisations. In addition there are equal gender opportunities in the workforce because women and men occupy same or similar...
The oil and gas industry has already taken its first steps towards a major retail reform through deregulation of the petro -marketing business. With the retail reform, state owned oil majors are plunging into the marketing business with renewed vitality and partnering with private partners to upgrade their facade design and service at their petrol kiosks to provide a new retailing experience to their customers. This changing retail landscape leads to new challenges for petroleum products...
This report has been compiled to compare and evaluate the Corporate Social responsibility of two organisations in order to assess their work ethic, conduct and their view on issues arising due to lack of corporate social responsibility. This report will consist the following: Introduction of the companies Meaning of CSR Current company positions Theories and models of CSR Comparison of both companies' CSR policies and why these companies have been chosen Impact of these companies CSR policies...
The emphasis on leadership in the National Health Service (NHS) Plan has been one of the most important priorities for nurses and their health professional colleagues. Leadership throughout organisation and across the whole health economy is viewed fundamental for implementing and sustaining change (Department of Health (DH 2002).The NHS Plan clearly articulates the need to modernise the healthcare service with the intention to improve public's health (DH 2000). The goal of public health is to...
As the saying goes, there are people from all walks of life, ranging widely from age, gender, race, history background and culture. Despite the differences, there are three categories where they are sure to fit in. They are the employer, the employee, and the unemployed. "An employer is a person or organisation that employs workers under a contract of employment. Employers exercise some control over their workers and are responsible for the payment of wages or salaries and for providing a...
Outsourcing Process ProductCHAPTER TWOLITERATURE REVIEWConcept of Outsourcing Outsourcing is subcontracting a process, such as product design or manufacturing, to a third-party company, (Overby, 2007). The decision to outsource is often made in the interest of lowering firm costs, redirecting or conserving energy directed at the competencies of a particular business, or to make more efficient use of labor, capital, technology and resources. Outsourcing became part of the business lexicon during...
This paper is about how competitive dynamics forced an organization to alter its behaviour and about how it used technology to enforce change and remain competitive in the space. It assesses the organizations capability to adapt to changes in its business model or indeed to drive such changes. We focus on the airlines sector in Saudi Arabia and on the national carrier. Saudi Airlines is the oldest airline in the Middle East, but it has lost its leading position to other regional players such...
Dell Inc which captures a global market share of more than 16 percent, is now the leading seller of computer systems in the world. Its products includes desktop PC, notebook computers, workstations, handheld computers, monitors, printers, high-end storage products, and a variety of computer peripherals and software. Dell also has moved into the consumer electronics arena, offering LCD TV, projectors, and other products. Most of the products are made by Dell's six production facilities all...
"The role of a manager in modern organization is a multi-faceted one-it involves many duties including planning and controlling budgets. However, it is argued that one of the most important and challenging roles of a modern manager is that of successfully managing PEOPLE. Tapping into people's creativity, motivating them and providing support and appropriate leadership is vital to the success of the organisation" Discuss this statement with a particular focus on exploring what skills...
Recruitment is the process of identifying the organisational needs to employ someone who is a potential to do an exact job for a particular or anticipated requirement of the company. Selection is the second step after identifying the needs of recruitment. Recruiting can be done in two ways. One is internal recruitment where organisation can choose someone within the firm. Secondly, external recruitment is where recruiting people from outside of the firm.1 (a)...