Managing a Successful Business Project : Nestle

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TITLE: “How do multinational companies improve the recruitment, selection and training of theiremployees to meet International requirements”. A study on Nestle.INTRODUCTIONRecruitment and selection is the process of filling an organisation with skilled andknowledgeable workforce who can contributes maximum efforts in their growth and success. Inaddition with this, Training is also an essential part of decision making which are required to beconducted to make their employees more capable in meeting the needs and requirements ofcustomers. The present assignment report is based on Nestle which is engaged in providing widerange of products including Baby food, coffee, dairy products and many more. It was establishedin the year 1866 whose headquarter is situated in Vevey, Switzerland. The report discusses theaims and objectives of project, project management plan, Gantt chart and WBS, Researchmethodology, Data collection and Data analysis, recommendations and conclusion which aredrawn at the end of research.P1)Recruitment is the process of searching out the appropriate nominee for the vacancy andstimulating them to join the firm. While, selection refers to as choosing best employee out of pollof shortlisted applicants. And training can be explained as provision of improving the skills andabilities of people in order to raise productivity level. Nestle is a Swiss multinational food anddrink company (Armstrong, Landers and Collmus, 2016). The reason behind choosing this firmis that it is the largest food and drink company in terms of revenue and other metrics across theglobe. Nestle carries out recruitment , selection and training process in order to meet theinternational requirements. Improving these aspects on continuous basis helps the businessassociates to grow and flourish in the global village. Appointing right candidate at right placeand providing them effective training in order to rise their retain potential employees in themarket (Babayev, 2018).Aim: “ To analyse the impact of multinational organisation in improving capability ofemployees through recruitment, selection and training in order to meet global needs. To1
investigate how multinational companies improve their recruitment, selection and training oftheir employees to meet International requirements”. A case study on Nestle. Objectives: To identify the concept of recruitment, selection and training in Nestle.To identify the role of recruitment, selection and training in growth and success of Nestle.To identify the suitable method of training provided to the employees of Nestle. Research Questions: 1.Determine the ways through which the management of NESTLE gets motivated toimprove recruitment, recruitment and selection?2.How recruitment, selection and training help in achieving international requirements inNestle?3.What kind of training is conducted for employees working in Nestle?Limitations of the study:It involves huge amount of money as well as time to organise recruitment, selection andtraining programs. Unwillingness of employees to engage in these development programs mayalso bring difficulties towards the management of Nestle while implementation. Project scope: The scope of present project is wider as it assists Nestle in achieving competitiveadvantage among their rivals by motivating their employees to generate new and innovativeideas using training and recruitment programs. Recruitment and selection fills the workforcewith talented and skilled employees and conducting training programs enhances their skillswhich makes them more capable to contribute more towards organisational goals and objectives.Part 2 a) Internal selection: Nestle hires potential and capable employees through internal selectionactivity. This assists the organization to raise their productivity and profitability ratio. Theselection of employee is done on qualifying stages such as, test interview, skill test etc. which areexplained as follows: Skill test: It can be done through using MCQ (Multiple choice question) questions whichare given to their employees in order to make decision about implementation of trainingprograms (Basak and Khanna, 2017).2
Test interview: Nestle conduct various interview round for the selected candidate inorder to check the level of knowledge and keen interest for the post. By doing so desiredapplicant is selected for the post. B) Cost of selection process: Nestle has estimated 180000 pound as total cost that will be used to execute differentactivities such as conducting research, advertisement expenses, buying of plant and machinery,adoption of training programs etc. Here is the allocation of cost according to the requirement ofactivities:Total Forecasted BudgetParticulars2017-2018 ($)Research and Development 80000Publicity expenses65000Plant and machinery installation expenses20000Training cost9500Booklet5500Total Cost180000Part BTraining of employees: It is essential for the managers of Nestle to involve actions forbetterment of employees in their decision making process. Increasing skills and knowledge ofemployees by conducting training programs increases the possibilities of achieving desired goalsand objectives.Induction training: It is a programme which is organised by Nestle for new employeeswith an objective of communicating them about their mission and vision so that they canmotivated towards better performance (Brewster and Hegewisch, 2017).Orientation training: It is training which is conducted to provide information to newcandidates recruited by the manager of Nestle regarding their operational activities..On the job training: It is kind of training which is conducted by Nestle outside ofworkplace in order to enable their employees to get knowledge of different fields.Off the job training: It is kind of training which is conducted by Nestle within atworkplace with an objective of assisting employees in gaining knowledge of different techniquesthat are currently used by an organisation in execution of different business process.3
PART 4P2Project management plan can be defined as a blue print that consists of several aspectssuch as scope, cost, quality etc. These plans are quite assistive for the organisation because theyhelp the researcher and project manager in determining the activities that have to be completedby them within the project. Some of the aspects that should be consider by researcher or projectmanager are given as below:Cost:It can be defined as an amount that has to be invested so as to completing the chosenproject. Recruitment, selection and training are most important things for an organisationbecause it not only increases the efficiency of employees but also support the organisation ingaining competitive edge in marketplace. Researcher has demanded an amount of £100 forexecuting research activities in effective manner (Dittmar, 2015).Scope: It can be defined as the most crucial aspect through which managers of Nestlewill be able in determining the benefits that will be received after completing the project. Incontext with project, scope is limited due to time bondage of 7 weeks and limited availability ofresources. Time:It is also a crucial aspect of project management plan because without it pre-setobjectives or goals of firm will not be achieved in pre-determined time period that will directlyimpact on the growth and success of Nestle in negative manner. For this project, researcher have7 weeks of time frame for completing each and every research activity in a proper way (Hegerand Rohrbeck,2012).Quality: It defines improvement in effectiveness after completion of project activities.Researcher has to use qualitative methods so that project work can be performed appropriately.this will automatically help them in constructing valid conclusion at the end of researchprogramme. To measure quality of project, number of filled questionnaires will be givenconsiderations. Communication:This is also an effective part of project management plan that definesimportance of communication during the project activities. Researcher can use some effectivecommunication channels such as face to face communication with tutor and colleagues telephoneso that valid response can be received whereas to interact with employees in Nestle, researchercan use telephone calls, E-mails etc. (Jeske and Shultz, 2016). 4
Risk - There are several risks such as lack of funds, resources and shortage of time-framethat can be occurred at any time during the project. As the project is related with improvement intraining, selection and recruitment methods several risks can be faced by project managers suchas rules and regulation of government, cultural difference, communication barrier etc. whereas,researcher can face risks such as shortage of funds, time etc. Resources - With the help of resources, Nestle will be able in completing the projecteffectively. Researcher have to allocate some resources such as internet connection, computersystems, stationary so that any difficulty not be faced during the research programme. Inaddition, effective allocation of resources will be beneficial for both researcher and projectmanagers in completing project and research activities efficiently and effectively.LITERATURE REVIEWQ1: Determine the ways through which the management of NESTLE gets motivated toimprove recruitment, recruitment and selection?According to Basak and Khanna, (2017), Feedback is necessary to check the efficiency oftraining, recruitment and selection in the organisation and also it is used to improve them.Through feedback nestle get to know that the how much training is relevant for the employees orhow effective recruitment and selection procedure is conducted to hire best candidates. Throughit nestle find that where are they lacking.Recruitment, selection and training of the organisation is also improved by the help ofperformance appraisal because with the help of performance appraisal nestle compare actualperformance of the employees with the setting standards and find out the deviations that arecoming out and take corrective action in which they are lacking. From this nestle find about theneed of training. 2: How recruitment, selection and training help in achieving international requirements inNestle?According to Crane and Matten, (2016), Training is the procedure which providingnecessary skills to the employees that are required by the Nestle to perform a particular task or toachieve particular goal. For internationally spread business nestle required more effective andefficient employee to grow in foreign market and that is only possible by the help of effectivetraining. Nestle hire best candidates for the particular position which is done by properrecruitment and selection. At nestle first all the applications are processed and then continued to5
the stage of online test. This includes a situation based test, quantitative test and a telephonicinterview. After completing these stages final round of selection is face to face interview.Through which nestle hire best candidates which contributes in international organisationalgrowth.3: What kind of training is conducted for employees working in Nestle?According to (Heger and Rohrbeck, 2012), Nestle mostly provide on the job training. Inthis method of training teach all the competencies and knowledge which are required to performa particular task within the organisation. Nestle also provide purpose-oriented training which isconducted for the specific purpose. In this formal and specific training programs are organisedby the nestle that is planned to improve the particular skills and knowledge. Other than thesetraining programs manager of nestle also responsible for their guidance and coaching which theyneed to be provide to every employees of the organisation. All these training programs areprovided to the employees of the Nestle that helps to raise their competences and skills which arerequired to perform every task of the company. company.P3Work breakdown structure- This structure is used by the managers of organisation soas to dividing the activities in small components so that each activity of project can be managedor accomplish in easy manner. In other words, it is a structure in which all activity of project areframed by the project managers so that desired outcomes will be received in pre-determinedtime-frame. Furthermore, this is a progressive structure which is used by organisations so as toexecuting the all project activities in pre-determined time period. In addition to this, this chart isused to determine interrelationship between project activities and time period. In context ofNestle, this structure will be prove beneficial for them as through using it they will be able inframing the project activities as per the priority. With the help of this structure, managers ofNestle will also able in determining the performance of their employees which will automaticallysupports them in completing the project without any difficulty (Kowalkowski, Kindström andBrehmer, 2011).6

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