Creating a HR System in a Family Business

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Nityananda Chatterjee, India

Creating a HR System in a Family Business

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 ask for a suitable advice to give a proper shape to the HR department.

  Vivek Joshi, India

Creating a HR System and Organization Design in a Family Business

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 and an effective Performance Management System is needed. For bottom-up, external training, communication and reward system to be put in place.
Cultures change slowly, more so in social settings which are 'traditional", so you will need to give time to your people.

  Jack Van Den Heerik
Project Manager, Belgium

Creating a HR Organization

I would like to suggest that there are two element...

  Schircks, Arnulf, Dr.
Business Consultant, Switzerland

Introduction of HR System

Two points are relevant using a professional proje...

  Nokwazi Shongwe, South Africa

Setting Up a HR System. Models

It is quite challenging to move people from their ...

  Susan Germein, Australia

Introducing an HR System in a Family Business

I agree with @Vivek Joshi to an extent. I recently...

  Benjamine VO VINH - MARECHAL
Entrepreneur, France

HR Mission: Help to Reach Business Goals

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  Md. Shahriar Hussain
Management Consultancy, Bangladesh

Ensure Support of Owner

I realize your problem. Such situations are seen i...

  Joseph Philip, India

Implementing a HR System: Identify the Top Issues

The first step is to identify the top issues (the ...

  Rafael Acosta
Coach, United States

Shaping a HR System in Family Business

Nityananda, as I read your request, I am not sure ...

  Isabelle Virassamy

Introduction of an HR System in Family Business

I am of the view of @Rafael Acosta, you need to dr...

  Victor Aguilan
Professor, Philippines

Start with Discussing the Purpose of the HR System

HR system is often viewed as a tool of management ...

  Kevin M. Adolfo
Management Consultant, Philippines

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  David Wilson
Manager, Canada

Keep it Simple and Walk the Talk!

I agree with @Kevin Adolfo that the HR department ...

  Parakrama Girihagama
Turnaround Manager, Sri Lanka

Introduction of HR System

In this process, my opinion that the process has 2...

  K.Narayana Moorthy
HR Consultant, India

Shaping the HR.Department in a Family Business

@Nitynanda Chaterjee: if I were to be in your posi...

  David Wilson
Manager, Canada

Link the HR Roles to the Business Strategies, Goals and Objectives

Hi Nityananda: You need to ensure the HR Departmen...


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