Line Managers' Knowledge of HR

Human Resources Management


Isaac Antwi
Manager, Ghana

Line Managers' Knowledge of HR

Should all line managers have basic knowledge about HR? Why (not)?


Emmanuel Guobadia
HR Consultant, Nigeria

Line Managers' Knowledge About HR

Line managers are supervisors having subordinates, this implies the management of people. It is therefore imperative that line managers have a basic understanding of how to deal with his/her subordinates in terms of target setting, performance management, motivation, putting the right pegs in the right roles, and an element of emotional intelligence in managing these subordinates. Thus, the need for basic knowledge of HR.

Student (MBA), India

Employees are Biggest Resource

HR management is the process which deals with humans and treating them as one of the biggest resource for an organization to function in a smoother way. Hence it is not a bad idea to have the knowledge to understand the use of the major chunk of the available resources.
Moreover, knowledge of HR will enable line managers to analyze the potential of the employee, his/her training needs and eventually help the line manager to extract the best of the employee.

David Wilson
Manager, Canada

Fair Treatment of Employees

Line managers should be accountable for how their employees are being treated by the organization. B... Sign up

Binayak Shankar
Student (University), India

Resolve Industrial Peace

Line managers are the representatives of the organization for workers. They are the person who's beh... Sign up

Manager, India

Essential HR Knowledge for Line Manager

We all know that the work of a line manager is concerned with worker's labor attitude, motivation ab... Sign up

David Wilson
Manager, Canada

What If it Was Considered as Management Knowledge?

Perhaps this will be controversial. But, what if HR knowledge was really management knowledge? In th... Sign up

David Wilson
Manager, Canada

Smart Manager's Knowledge

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things" (Peter Drucker). I believe a... Sign up

Maryam Bidmeshgipour
Student (Other), Malaysia

Manager's Knowledge

So I think David, you are more toward a manager with MBA degree rather that an engineer manager. Am ... Sign up

David Wilson
Manager, Canada

Manager's Knowledge

It would depend upon the project, the organization, the leader and the people working on the project... Sign up

HR Consultant, India

Handle Employee Problems

I think all line managers should know the basics of HR; if they don't then they can seek help from c... Sign up

Professor, Nepal

Being Strategic Partner and Follower

A line manager is very much responsible to implement the strategies within their departments as the ... Sign up

Ashish Shenoy
Partner, India

Balance Business Goals with People

A line manager is expected to possess the level of understanding business/organizational goals and p... Sign up

Strategy Consultant, India

Lines Managers to Be Conversant with HR Knowledge

Line managers carrying out business-oriented functions need to deal with the human workforce to get ... Sign up

HR Consultant, Zimbabwe

HR is Every Manager's Job

I believe that the value of HR managers in a company is measured by the extent to which they make th... Sign up

Saranya, India

Everyone Should Have Basic HR Knowledge

Every individual who is heading another group of employees should have basic HR knowledge. Not just ... Sign up

Barata Pitso
South Africa

Line Managers are Responsible for Managing Human Capital

The line managers are directly involved with the human capital of the organisation and that makes th... Sign up

J Jayanthi Prasanna
Student (MBA), India

A Manager's Job

An organization solely depends on human resources for its survival. It is the job of every manager t... Sign up

Vinay Gunputh, Mauritius

Why Line Managers Should Have a Knowledge of HR

Line managers are very often people having worked in a company for years so we promote them accordin... Sign up


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