Canada In a Global Economy By: Navroz Surani

Impacts and implications of growing economic integration with the United States. With an area of 10 million square kilometres (over 3.8 million square miles), Canada is the second largest country in the world, but given its population of only about 30 million, it is one of the least densely populated. In 1993, Canada had less […]

Quantitative Reasearch In Total Quality Management By: Navroz Surani

It has now been over two decades since the core ideas of Total Quality Management (TQM) set forth mainly by Edward Deming, Joseph Juran and Krori Ishikawa gained significance and acceptance in the management field. TQM philosophy has not only been confined to industrial settings but has gradually spread to in health care organizations, educational […]

Maruc Buckingham Thinks Your Boss Has An Attitude Problem By: Polly Labarre

There is a noble promise at the heart of the new world of business: Everyone has the right to meaningful work, and people who do meaningful work create the most value in the marketplace. Even as the talent wars have fizzled into pink-slip parties, few senior executives would dispute the vital importance of finding, engaging, […]

HR And Organizational Change By: Muhammad Faisal

Change is a messy, iterative process. Just when you think you’ve arrived you find you’ve hardly begun (Tony Turrill: Change & Innovation – A Challenge for the NHS) Ever since those two planes hit the twin towers of World Trade Center we talk about 9/11 as if this was the only year that September 11 […]

HRIS – A Paradigm Shift By: Ali Asim

ABSTRACT In the corporate world of ours, managers are being constantly persuaded to change how they manage their employees. They are urged to do more than simply rethink their relationship with their employees. With the cut-throat competition prevailing in the corporate world, businesses have realized the importance of investing in their most important assets, the […]

Human Resource Management By: Yusuf H. Shirazi

Personnel management concepts in Pakistan have developed well over the last five decades particularly in the industrial sector. Personnel management has recently undergone another transformation to Human Resource Management which was brought about by changing business conditions and ever increasing competition. This change in essence implies more or less the same responsibilities but with a […]

Training And Development Practices Of Foreign Banks Operating In Pakistan By: Minhas Bhojani

Researcher: Minhas Bhojani Advisor: Zafar Hussain Technical Consultant: Meherban Faroogh Year Completed: 1998 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM What is the present set-up of training and development in Foreign Banks? 2. What are the objectives and budget of training and development in foreign banks? 3. What are the methods or procedures adopted by foreign banks for training and development? 4. […]

Career Development By: Badruddin Palanpurwala

[Article published in Pakistan Management Review Vol. XL No.1 First Quarter 2003] This article is based on research readings and personal experiences of implementing career development programs at various organizations served by the author in his over 20 years professional career in Human Resources field. The businesses in the last couple of decades have seen […]

The Changing Role Of Human Resources By: Leon Menezes

While we in Pakistan are still in the process of renaming our Personnel Departments as “Human Resources”, the rest of the developed markets are asking: “Is HR a career in crisis?” The fact is, the role of HR is evolving constantly and we need to move away from the traditionally administrative function it has been […]

Career Watch By: Leon Menezes

Career Watch-1 In talking about careers, there are two interested parties – you and the prospective employer. Taking that a step further, there are, again, two types of seekers – the fresh entrant and the experienced one. The opportunities and approaches one needs to make are different for each and keep getting more challenging as […]