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Unit-6 Employee Growth
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Program : MBA
Semester : I
Subject Code : MB0043
Subject Name : Human Resource Management
Unit number : 6
Unit Title : Employee Growth
Lecture Number : 6
Lecture Title : Employee Growth
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Objectives :

Describe the dimensions of employee growth

Discuss Succession Planning


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Introduction
Career
Organization initiative for employee growth
Why organizations go for employee growth programs?
Career Planning
Career development activities
Career Management
Promotions
Succession Planning
Summary
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What is employee growth?
Who is responsible for career planning?



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In the previous unit you have studied about Training and
Development. In this unit you will study how employees and
organization plan for employee career growth. This unit focuses on
employees career aspects.
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Introduction:
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Employee Growth
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Do you have future plans?

After completing your MBA successfully, what position you are expecting
to acquire?
.Executive-level Management ? Team Leader ? Senior Manager?

Where do you want to be next year ? Five years from Now ?
Do you have a big picture .. Professionally
Is your plan in place (written) ? Are you working on your plan?

All these question will help you in your career panning. Organizations
also help employees in their career growth.

Employee Growth
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Career can be defined as an individually perceived sequence of
attitudes and behavior work-related activities and experiences over
the span of a persons life.
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Manager
Air
host
ess
Doctor
Career
Internal focus:
Individual views his
career
External
focus: Series
of job positions
help by
individual
Chef
A career is a sequence of work-related positions
occupied by a person during a lifetime.
Career
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Organization initiative for employee growth

Career Planning and Development


Promotions and Internal job Postings


Succession Planning
Other activities focused on employee growth


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Why organizations go for employee growth programs?
To increase:
Employee productivity



Control attrition:



Prevent job burnout



Obsolescence:

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Career
Development

Individuals
plan and
implement
their own
career plans
Career
Planning
Organization
implement
employee
career
development
programs
Career
Management
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Dimensions of career development
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It is the employees responsibility to manage his or her own career







While it is the employers responsibility to provide employees with
the tools and opportunities to enhance their skills.
Dimensions of career development
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Career Planning: The deliberate process through which someone
becomes aware of personal skills ,interests, knowledge, motivations
and other characteristics and establishes action plans to attain specific
goals.
Individuals plan and implement their own career plans
Need for self-evaluation
e.g., life/career stages, career anchors
How to go about it-----Workbooks, workshops, counseling
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Career Planning
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Self Assessment
Individual counseling
Information services
Organizational assessment programs
Developmental programs
Initial employment programs
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Career Development Activities
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Career Management :The process of enabling employees to better
understand and develop their career skills and interests and to use
them effectively.
Organization implement employee career development programs

Job posting, skills inventories, succession planning
Mentoring
Assessment centers
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Career Management
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Career: The occupational positions a person has had over many years
such as: e.g.: as a Manager ,doctor, musician etc.
Career Management :The process of enabling employees to better
understand and develop their career skills and interests and to use
them effectively.

Career Development: The life long series of activities that
contribute to a persons career exploration ,establishment success and
fulfillment.
Career Planning: The deliberate process through which someone
becomes aware of personal skills ,interests, knowledge, motivations
and other characteristics and establishes action plans to attain specific
goals.
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Dimensions of career Development
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Promotions: Advancements to positions of increased responsibility

Internal job postings: job openings in the organization are
advertised internally before external applicants are invited

Tenure in the organization
Time spent in the role/job / level
Performance ratings
Recommendation of the immediate and skip-level (managers
manager) managers
HR records on disciplinary actions/ misconduct of any nature, any
negative comments etc...
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Promotion and Internal Job Postings
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Succession Planning is a Systematic strategy to build capacity
within the ranks, allowing employees to be ready for new leadership
roles as the need arises.


It can be formal or informal.
Informal succession planning: In informal succession planning, the
manager identifies and prepares his or her own successor. This is
common in smaller firms.

Formal succession planning: In this type of succession planning,
the strategic plans and HR forecasts are examined and data of all
potential candidates is assessed.
This is done to find employees who have the potential and managerial
depth
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Succession Planning
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What are the benefits of formal
succession planning?
Succession Planning
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Work-Family Programs
Relocation Assistance and hiring practices
Work Life balance Seminars and flexible HR
practices
Flexible Work schedules
Outplacement Program
Special Programs for Women, Minorities and
Employees with Disabilities
Fast Track employees
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Other career programs
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Every organization has its unique career advancement and growth
policy for employees.
Summary
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1. The technology enabled on-line (on the corporate intranet) tools that
form part of the performance appraisal system and allow the
individual to identify areas of strengths and parallely identify career
paths are known as
Ans. Self assessment tools

2. State whether true or false:
i) Individual Counseling allows individuals to discuss performance
management process with their immediate managers, share and
take feedback on the appropriateness of the choices and know how
to pursue it
Ans. True
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1. Prepare your own career plans for next five years and list down how
are you planning to go for it.

2. Go to various organizational websites and find out the career options
available.


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