Karnataka 2nd PUC Business Studies Notes Chapter 6 Staffing

→ Meaning: Staffing is the process through which competent employees are selected, trained, developed, rewarded and integrated tow ards the achievement of business goals.

→ Definition: According to Theo Haimann “Staffing is a function which is concerned with the placement, growth & development of all those members of the organization, whose function is to get the things done through others.

→ Importance:

  • Right people for right jobs
  • effective use of resources
  • Increase productivity & profitability
  • Job satisfaction.

2nd PUC Business Studies Notes Chapter 6 Staffing

→ Staffing process:

  • Man Power planning
  • Recruitment
  • Selection
  • Placement Sc Orientation
  • Training & Development
  • Performance appraisal
  • Promotion & carrier planning
  • Compensation.

→ Man Power Planning: It refers to the process of estimating the man power requirement of an organization.

→ Recruitment: Recruitment is the process of searching candidates for employment.

→ Sources of recruitment: Internal Source & External Source.

→ Internal Sources: Promotions & Transfer.

2nd PUC Business Studies Notes Chapter 6 Staffing

→ Promotions: It is upward movement of an employee from one job to the higher one within the organization. It Increases salary, status & responsibilities.

→ Transfer: It means lateral movement of employee in the same grade from one job to another without any changes in his status.

→ External Sources: Direct Recruitment, Casual callers, Advertisement, Employment Exchange, Placement Agencies, & Campus recruitment.

→ Direct recruitment: It refers to the recruitment in which application for vacancies are presented on bulletin board outside the factory or at the gate.

→ Casual Callers: They are also called as unsolicited application. Here many qualified persons apply for employment to the reputed companies on their own initiative.

→ Advertisement: Employment advertisement refers to the details about the company, job specification given in the news paper, journals, bulletins etc. which brings response from the suitable candidates.

→ Employment Exchange: Those who are in search of employment get themselves registered with the government agencies which help them in finding jobs are called employment exchanges.

2nd PUC Business Studies Notes Chapter 6 Staffing

→ Placement agencies: In urban area a number of private organizations have started functioning as employment exchanges. These agencies are called as placement agencies.

→ Campus recruitment: Selection of suitable candidates from the universities, Colleges and institutes are popularly known campus recruitment.

→ Selection Process: It is procedure of matching organizational requirement with the skills & qualification of the people.

→ Steps in Selection Process: Preliminary screening, Selection Tests, Interview, Reference & Background checks, Selection & Decisions, Medical Examination, Job Offer & Contract of employment.

→ Placement: It means assigning jobs to the selected candidates.

→ Orientation: It means introducing the selected employee to the other employees and familiarizing him with the rules & regulation of the organization

→ Training: Training is the organized procedure in which people learn knowledge & skill for definite purpose.

→ Development: It refers to the process of not only building up the skills and abilities for a specific purpose to undertake more difficult & challenging tasks.

2nd PUC Business Studies Notes Chapter 6 Staffing

→ Importance of training: The theoretical knowledge can be gained in educational institutions, but for the practical knowledge training is required. Training is necessary to make workers alert & Active.

→ Methods of training: On Job Training & Off Job Training.

→ Types of On Job Training: Apprenticeship, Coaching, Internship Training, Job Rotation.

→ Apprenticeship: It is the formalized method of training with on job work under supervision. Coaching: In this method the trainee is placed under a particular supervisor who functions as a coach in training the employee.

→ Internship Training: It is system of on the job training that allows learner to gauge their interested in their chosen professional area.

→ Job Rotation: It is method of training which serves the purpose of employees development through the provision of diversified training.

→ Types of Off job Training: Class room lecture, Case Study, Vestibule Training, Computer Modeling.

2nd PUC Business Studies Notes Chapter 6 Staffing

→ Class Room Lecture: Under this method trainees are called to the room like that of class to give training in the form of lecture.

→ Case study: It is written description of an actual situation in the past in the same organization. Trainees are supported to analyze and give their conclusion.

→ Vestibule training: This method of training is used mostly to train technical staff and office employees who deals with the tools, equipments and machines.

→ Computer Modeling: It is the technique of representing the real world by a computer program or software.

→ Performance appraisal: It is the systematic evolution of the individual with respect to his performance on the job.

→ Compensation: The wages or salary which a worker gets for his service is also called as compensation.

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