Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisation Assignment - Hightown Housing

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DevelopingIndividuals, Teamsand Organisation
ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1 Identify professional skills, knowledge and behaviour required by HR professional............1P2: Personal skills audit and professional development plan......................................................2TASK 2............................................................................................................................................6P3. Differences between organizational and individual learning and training and development6P4 Need of continuous learning and professional development in sustainable businessperformance.................................................................................................................................8TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................10P5 State how HPW contribute to employee engagement..........................................................10TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................10P6 Different approaches of performance management and their contribution.........................10CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONEmployees is considered as a valuable asset of an organisation whose performance leveldecide their growth and success in competitive market. For this, the HR professionals is heldliable to develop their workforce which can be possible only if have sufficient skills andknowledge through engaging in training and development programs. HR professionals shouldencourage its employees to perform as an individual and as a group so that both personal as wellas professionals goals can be achieved. The present assignment report is based on HightownHousing which is a charitable housing association operating in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,Berkshire and Buckinghamshire The project summarises the skills, knowledge and behaviourthat should be attained by HR professionals to perform its important functions. Along with this,difference between training and development, organisational and individual learning, continuousand professional learning has also been discussed under this report.TASK 1P1 Identify professional skills, knowledge and behaviour required by HR professionalHR professionals is an individual who is responsible to perform various roles like, hiring,firing, appraisal based on performance, training and development programs, rewardingworkforce etc. which required specific qualities and capabilities. skills and knowledge for betterfunctioning. The HR manager also should determine those factors which can affect theirperformance level and need to be improved. Hightown Housing is a charitable housingassociation whose aim is to build new homes and to provide excellent housing and support. Itrequires good knowledge in HR Professionals to recruit skilled and knowledgeable employees sothat they can contribute maximum efforts in achieving growth and sustainability of HightownHousing Association(Bolman and Deal, 2017). Therefore, to hire such skilled and innovativethinking people HR manager should have an ability to identify the actual skills and knowledge ofemployees and on the basis of which make efforts to enhance the weaknesses through conductingdevelopment programs. Following are the various skills, knowledge and behaviour which mustbe acquired by HR professional of Hightown Housing:HR skills:Skills refer to the ability for carrying out a task with determined results in thepredetermined amount of time.1
Organising people:HR professionals should have skill of organising employees to theparticular task according to their skills and knowledge so that the performance level ofemployees can easily be identified. It makes easy for HR to enhance their weak areas throughconducting training and development programs.Team work skills:Employees should perform better if working in a team rather thanindividual therefore it is the responsibility of HR manager of Hightown Housing to allocate theirstaff in a team according to their skills and knowledge so that maximum efforts can gained inorder to achieve desired goals and objectives of an organisation. It can be done only if HRmanager have skills of identifying the issues and conflicts among employees at workplace andresolve them quickly as possible(Chaskalson, 2011)Knowledge:Knowledge refers to the familiarity, awareness, or understanding of something which isacquired through personal experience or education by perceiving, discovering, or learning newthings.Law and government:HR manager is liable to maintain healthy environment atworkplace which can be possible only if they have an appropriate knowledge about thegovernmental laws and legislation acts in which nation their company operates. For example,Operating in UK, HR manager of Hightown Housing should understand various employmentlaws such as Equality act, 2010, Discrimination act, Sex discrimination Act, 1975, Equal PayAct, 1970 etc.Behaviour:Behaviour refer to the way through which an individual act or conduct oneself at the workplace.Accountability:HR professional of Hightown Housing is required to have goodbehaviour regarding the roles and responsibilities which are performed by them at the workplaceafter providing the real results and output. Through such behaviour, HR manager of HightownHousing can try to enhance their decision making power by using the case studies, programmesetc.Adaptability:This behaviour assist HR manager of Hightown Housing to analyse therequirements of workforce at workplace in specific area of work and accordingly apply criticalthinking to fulfil the required workforce for getting the highest possible contribution from theworkers in order to accomplish the desired organisational goals.2
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