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Given the plethora of conferences, seminars and workshops organised internationally regarding HR best practices, line managers and HR practitioners in Pakistan tend to implement global benchmarks without customising them to suit their organisation’s vision, mission, culture or industry trends.
Executives should factor in the following to design and implement an effective and efficient HR framework:
Size. The size of the organisation, the number and range of skills and ethnicities of employees, make each organisation unique. Implementing HR initiatives across the board in a homogeneous (single-location) setup is relatively simple, but mapping these changes in complicated hierarchies across multiple locations requires managers to adapt policies in line with employees’ belief systems to ensure loyalty, motivation and productivity. Continue reading