CHAPTER 5

Human Resource Planning

CHAPTER OBJECTIVES

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the significance of human resource planning

  2. List the factors affecting human resources planning

  3. Elucidate the process of human resources planning

  4. List the barriers to effective human resource planning

Crompton Greaves is a private sector company engaged in designing and manufacturing electrical products and services. It is a subsidiary of the U.S. $3 billion multinational Avantha Group. It is well known for its HR policies and programmes. In fact, it has won quite a few awards for its unique HR practices over several decades.

The businesses of the company are built upon five HR values: leading-edge knowledge, nurturing, customer ...

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