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The Search For Best Practices by Rob Reider

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CHAPTER 9

Personnel

Organizations are basically a group of people working together (and not for) to accomplish a common purpose. However, most organizations, over a period of time, develop certain accepted ways of doing things. Many times senior management likes things the way they are, as this is the system in which they have progressed and they are now in a position to dictate how things should be. If employees want to progress and be promoted, they must conform to the organizational rules and norms. Some of these rules may make sense, while others may seem silly and ridiculous. It needs to be determined which personnel policies and practices are effective and which ones are getting in the way of achieving results and should be changed or ...

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