Strategic Human Resource Management

Working Hard Vs Working Smart? A Fact or a Myth?

Have you ever been told by someone to stop working hard and start working smart? Have you told another person to work smart rather than hard? We all have come across this advice and most if not all say it without much thought. Is working hard or smart enough?  Working hard entails spending long hours …

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How Will Public Universities In Kenya Remain Afloat With Reduced University Funding By The Government? Are University Administrators Willing To Bite The Bullet And Do The Right Thing To Remain Afloat?

The Kenyan Government has continued to cut the funding for public universities, with the capitation barely enough to pay staff salaries. Some Universities are unable to pay staff salaries and others delay the staff salaries. Most if not all public universities are unable to remit statutory deductions and pay suppliers. This situation is likely to …

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Is Witch Hunt The New Way of Solving Problems In Organizations? How Does Witch Hunt Work In Organizations?

Organizations today are full of witch-hunting and it looks like witches are full in the workplace. Some employees who hold positions of leadership find themselves engaging in witch-hunting to save their faces. Such managers look for someone to blame and hold responsible for problems facing the organization hoping that the difficult situation or crisis will …

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Why Do Intelligent People Withdraw From Issues And Discussions In Organizations, Meetings and Social Media

We all have come across intelligent people in our organizations, the Nation, and our social circles. Intelligence means different things to different people and in different situations, to some, it is the ability to solve problems and make decisions. To others, Intelligence could mean having emotional knowledge and creativity and to others, it is simply …

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This is the bare minimum that organizations should offer their employees.

The motivation of staff is critical in an organization. Employee Motivation will affect productivity in an organization. I have heard many managers state that human capital is the most important asset in the organization. The question is how well is your organization taking care of this so-called important asset? Managers need to stop using the …

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This is Why Best Employees Quit Organizations & Positions.

Why is it that in some organizations, good employees stay for very long, and in others, the good employees never last? What is unique with and in such organizations?  Why is it that in some departments or sections employees keep leaving? I am sure you know an organization where good employees are always frustrated by …

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