Hrm: Identify a Specific Human Resource Management Issue in Your Organisation and Develop a Proposal to Address It.

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Telone, formerly known as PTC is the pioneering and largest telecommunication company in Zimbabwe. Through the PTC Act it had been enjoying a monopoly until this was successfully challenged in Dec 1995[1] by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe. The government of Zimbabwe then opened up the industry by licensing three mobile telecommunication networks namely Net One, Econet and Telecel.

Since inception in the early 1900s, Telone has been training all its telecoms engineers at the Telone training centre facility. Immediately after training the engineers would be deployed to man the various telecom exchanges throughout the country. With the massive investment in telecoms industry in the early 90’s, Telone was training on average 90
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It will support the corporate mission, vision, values and strategies.

The human resource is the most important asset of an organization. The planning of human resources is an important function as it ensures adequate supply, proper quantity & quality as well as effective utilization of human resources. Human resource planning is the process by which a management determines how an organization should move from its current manpower position to its desire manpower position.

Through planning a management strives to have right number & the right kind of people who have the right skills, displaying the right attitudes and behaviours, at the right place, at the right time to do things which result in both the organisation & the individual getting long time benefits.

Benefits of Human Resources Planning:

A comprehensive strategic HR plan will ensure that you have: • the capacity to deliver on strategy • a succession planning process that is strategically linked • identified and minimised capability risks • HR practices are consistent across the organisation • skill development and training policies and practices are linked to strategy • are able to monitor progress towards goals.

Recruitment and Selection:

An organization is known by the quality of its people so recruitment and selection is crucial.

An overriding objective is to recruit and select the right candidate. The