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5 - Human Resource Planning > Human Resource Planning Process

Human Resource Planning Process

Human resource planning is the ongoing process for an organization to manage the changes in its internal and external environment on a sustained basis. The basic elements involved in human resource planning process are jobs, time, persons and funds.10 It is a continuous process because these elements always keep changing. One such instance would be the entry and exit of employees. The employees might periodically leave the organization on account of retirement, resignation or death. Similarly, new employees might join on account of the vacancies caused by the quitting employees or by the expansion programmes undertaken.

Although every organization should develop a tailor-made HR plan process to meet its own specific needs, the following HR planning process (see Figure 5.1) can be adopted by any organization with necessary modifications. The steps in a general HR planning process are: (i) considering organizational objectives and strategies, (ii) assessment of external environment, (iii) preparation of an in-house skill and competency inventory, (iv) HR forecasting—need assessment, (v) HR forecasting—estimation of availability, and (vi) developing HR plans and programmes. We shall now discuss these steps in detail.


  

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