Strategic Human Resource Management Pepsi

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Strategic Human Resource ManagementTitle:Training and Development: A Case of PepsiCoWrite a report about a major human resource management (HRM) issueaffecting your organisation or an organisation you know well.Word count: Words 23811
Executive SummaryTraining and Development are considered as organizational activity aimed atenhancing and improving the performance of groups and individuals in anorganizational setting. The main aim of training and development is to ensurethat employees with higher skills and greater value can efficiently performtheir jobs, seek self-growth and can gain competitive advantage. It is alsoconsidered as a process of transferring knowledge and information toemployers and employees. This report considers the significance of trainingand development in an organizational in relation to human resources. Thisreport first gives a brief introduction about PepsiCo, a significant food,beverage, and snack company. It sets to discuss what training anddevelopment is, how it impacts the organization’s performance. Various typesof training and development, its direct consequences also have beendiscussed. Different format such as on the job and off the job training havealso been considered. It then analyses the different style of training anddevelopment practices followed in PepsiCo and Coca-Cola Company.Recommendations for PepsiCo in relation to training and development and itsconsequences have also been discussed.2
Tables of contents1.Introduction.........................................................................42.Training and development......................................................42.1Employee training........................................................... 62.2Management development.................................................63.Improvement needs..............................................................63.1Improve and enhance moral of employees...........................73.2Less supervision.............................................................73.3Fewer accidents..............................................................73.4Chances of promotion......................................................83.5Enhanced productivity......................................................84.Case for change...................................................................84.1On the job training............................................................84.2Off the job training............................................................95.Analysis of training and development practices............................9Of Coca-Cola and PepsiCo6.Recommendations...............................................................117.Conclusion.........................................................................11Reference list..........................................................................133
1. IntroductionPepsiCo is an American snack, food and beverage organization situated inPurchase, New York. It has interests in the distribution, manufacturing, andmarketing of grain-based snack food or beverages and other products. It wasestablished in 1965 with the merger of Pepsi-Cola organization and Frito-Lay.Today, it has a great reputation in the existing market. PepsiCo hasdeveloped a wide range of products under its name (Arneson, Rothwell &Naughton 2013). These products are utilized in almost every country.In 2012, PepsiCo generated more than $1 billion profit by distributing itsproducts across 200 countries. The annual revenue of PepsiCo during 2012was $43.3 billion, which makes it more popular and famous organization offood and beverage industry. It is considered as the second largest food andbeverage organization in the whole world. If net revenue of the company istaken into consideration, within the North America, it is the largest food andbeverage organization. All of this is possible due to the great efforts of IndraKrishnamurthy Nooyi who has been the chief executive of the organizationsince 2006 (PepsiCo 2016).PepsiCo deals with different range of products which are Pepsi, MountainDew, Lay’s potato chips, Gatorade, Diet Pepsi, Tropicana beverages, 7 Up,Doritos tortilla chips, Lipton teas, Quaker foods and snacks, Cheetos, Mirinda,Ruffles potato chips, Aquafina bottled water, Pepsi max, Tostitos tortilla chips,Mist Twist, Fritos Corn Chips, and Walkers potato crisps among others. Thiswide portfolio of its products enables the organization to get higher success inthe market and effectively gain competitive advantages. The product mix ofPepsiCo 2015 includes 53 percent foods and 47 percent beverages (PepsiCo2016).2. Training & DevelopmentTraining and Development are considered an important management issueface by an organization. In the absence of training, an organization is not ableto gain a competitive advantage in the market over other competitors. One4
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