• Challenges and Opportunities that affect the future of Human Resource Management

    Challenges and Opportunities that affect the future of Human Resource Management

    Technology has revolutionized the way business work, and thereby the way we access information. In today’s world, any company can become digital and therefore avail its brand to the global market. Many critics contemplated that the dawn of the technology age will make specific business departments obsolete, and one of these departments is the human resource management department. It was thought that a smart software would replace the HR department; that it would perform all its functions.On the contrary, human resource management has grown and developed over the years by accepting the new technological advancements. No one ever thought the... Read More

  • Innovative Sanitation Effort to Improve Food Safety

    Innovative Sanitation Effort to Improve Food Safety

    Food safety is more important than ever considering that more people are buying ready to go food. Its primary purpose is to avoid contamination of food and also cross-contamination of food. Contaminated food can cause significant problems leaving a lot of people dead. In the previous years before technological interventions, the methods used to preserve foods were not standardized. This fact alone increased the risk of botulism hence increased global disease burden.As the world’s technological know-how is booming, the food industry is also in check and moving steadily. There have been great sanitary innovations which are practiced in the... Read More

  • A MULTILEVEL PERSPECTIVE FOR LEADERSHIP IN A VIRTUAL TEAM

    A MULTILEVEL PERSPECTIVE FOR LEADERSHIP IN A VIRTUAL TEAM

    To operate efficiently in today’s market, businesses need interaction and guidance of leaders from all over the world. These day’s modern offices are defined by time zones rather than traditional offices. Virtual teams consist of individuals with unique and distinctive aspects who reside in different geographically dispersed locations but share responsibilities for a common goal.Bringing different minds which are located at different geographical areas together can be profitable to a company, but managing such personnel can prove to be a difficult job. Virtual team leadership is a whole different practice compared to what managers and HR... Read More

  • AVOIDING OUT OF STOCKS: A PROACTIVE APPROACH TO SHELF AVAILABILITY

    AVOIDING OUT OF STOCKS: A PROACTIVE APPROACH TO SHELF AVAILABILITY

    Out-of-stock (OOS) is something that retailers really do not want to hear and for good reasons too. Most shoppers if they do not find the brand they are looking for in a store will seek the next best substitute or not shop at all. This implies that as a manufacturer, you do not sell, also customers loose loyalty in your brand and try to satisfy their needs with different brands. Stock-outs should be avoided and this is possible if manufacturers know the reasons for which they occur. There are many ways to prevent a stockout which apply to manufacturer and retailers, and hence they do not disappoint their customers, they are as... Read More

  • BEST PRACTICES GUIDE TO PREVENT OVERPAYMENT

    BEST PRACTICES GUIDE TO PREVENT OVERPAYMENT

    The workplace administrators should have a tool or system which when implemented should help avert overpayment cases. Overpayment may occur due to duplicated transactions, ill-timed processing of unpaid leaves of absence, late terminations or job contracts not ended on time, administrative errors, work schedule hours not completed correctly, time reporting errors among other reasons. A proper anti-overpayment tool will help save the business a lot of money which in turn can be reinvested into the firm. The following are practices guides which will help build the best overpayment prevention tool or system.SupervisionYou should ensure that... Read More

  • BE AWARE OF THE EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF UNION ACTIVITIES

    BE AWARE OF THE EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF UNION ACTIVITIES

    Today maintaining employee benefit is costly enough as it is, the probability of these costs rising is very high if a union gets a grip on your company. In fact these days it is so easy for unions to keep the start of a union drive silent. Unions are embracing modern technology such as texting, e-mailing or online connection with employees to organize union drives. You should train supervisors on early stages of union activities so that you can have a better handle as the management. Here are some of the common warning signs of union activities.Increased complaints You will find that employees’ complaints will increase for no apparent... Read More