Introduction of a HR System in a Family Business

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Introduction of a HR System in a Family Business
Nityananda Chatterjee
I have been directed to set up a HR system in my company. Recently the management of the company has been switched over to a foreign owner.
I am facing tremendous problems to change the existing work culture to give a proper shape to the organization.
I regret to say most of the staff members do not realize the importance of an HR Department. Therefore, it is difficult day after day to run the organization.
Actually most of the staff are nurtured in family businesses. They think that if their boss is pleased that is enough.
Under these circumstance I aks for a suitable advice to give a proper shape to the HR department.

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Vivek Joshi
My experience is that in such cases a top-down as well as bottom-up approach is needed. For top-down, communication, setting of measurable objectives...

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Jack Van Den Heerik, Project Manager, Belgium, Member
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Susan Germein
I agree with @Vivek Joshi to an extent. I recently worked with an outsourcing professional services team in Bangalo...

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Benjamine VO VINH - MARECHAL, Entrepreneur, France, Member
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Md. Shahriar Hussain, Management Consultancy, Bangladesh, Member
I realize your problem. Such situations are seen in most of the private enterprises where a corporate culture is yet to develop. However, I think you ...

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Introduction of an HR System in Family Business
Rafael Acosta, Coach, United States, Member
Nityananda, as I read your request, I am not sure you if you are on board with what you have been "directed" to do. Your answers to the following ques...

Introduction of an HR System in Family Business
Isabelle Virassamy, Mauritius, Member
I am of the view of @Rafael Acosta, you need to drive your people. You are the one who needs to capture thei...

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Victor Aguilan, Professor, Philippines, Member
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Kevin M. Adolfo, Management Consultant, Philippines, Member
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David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
I agree with @Kevin Adolfo that the HR department must align its program with the vision, mission and goals of the organization.
The HR department...

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Parakrama Girihagama, Turnaround Manager, Sri Lanka, Member
In this process, my opinion that the process has 2 areas, a hard, technical area of the system which has to be attended to with competent organization...

Shaping the HR.Department in a Family Business
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
@Nitynanda Chaterjee: if I were to be in your position, I would first translate and implement internal policies into a process that:
- Creates a ...


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