Report by Arti - Husys : How to use people to build business @ SMEs at WZCC, Mumbai
The World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce – India (WZCC) and Husys Consulting Pvt. Ltd. jointly organized a seminar on “How to use people to build business @ SMEs” on 21st July 2012 at PRG Hall, Della Towers, Dadar East, Mumbai.
Mr. G.R. Reddy – Founder and Managing Director, Husys Consulting Pvt. Ltd., was the main Speaker who was welcomed & felicitated by Mr. P.P Kharas, Chairman WZCC. The event had a mix of audience from various industries and functions including Businessmen, Industrialists, HR professionals and others who participated in the seminar.
Mr.G.R.Reddy stated that countrywide economic growth and globalization of the world economy provided an excellent backdrop for businesses in India to develop and prosper on an international scale. Company’s growth and sustainability can be threatened greatly by the people practices of the organization and CEOs view on the people practices. The task of scaling the business and effectively integrating them into is a difficult and complex undertaking for top corporate executives. To address the CEOs at large and to create emphasis on their interest in people practices, this was explained through a presentation, covering the following:
- Importance of HR in Today’s Competitive Business environment
- Identify the SME you are on People & Business Practices (Model developed by Husys to understand the segment they fall in to build a great business)
- The Characteristics of Your People Organization
- Understand Key HR Practices for SME’s
- Build an outline of HR System for your Organization
The program covered the basic understanding of the Growth in SME’s coupled with sharing some business HR Cases of Husys. The program highlighted the need of HR for business growth and how profitability can be a central focus while building the HR Practices for Business Growth. The various HR functions explained include Hiring competent Talent, pooled recruitment synergy, effective usage of technology, employee retention and bonding for best performance with maximum productivity.
The program also discussed the typical challenges at SME’s and the dilemma between the people focus and the Business Focus. A detailed questionnaire designed by Husys was administered to give a flavor of the balance in managing their Business during the program. The Questionnaire focused on the assessment of the balance between the People Focus and Business Focus while building the growth. The model developed by Husys includes the four types of organizations.
First one is the Passive organisation, which does business as it comes with least of people focus and business focus. The Second category of organisation focused more on people and less emphasis on the Business, which is called Peopulsive Organizations. The Third Category of Organisation is an Aggressive Organisation whose focus is on business and least concern for people in managing the business. The Fourth and the important segment for a business Growth is Progressive organisation that has a right balance of high people focus in building and growth aggressive business plans.
Some of the Tips Shared with the CEO’s during the Session as below:
- Identify Sources of Cost Effective Recruitment
–College Networks & Use their Infrastructure to Research/Back office
–Govt. Funded/NGO networks focus on livelihood/employment generation schemes
–Pool the Jobsite Cost with other SME’s
-Interact with Various Colleges, Networking Groups to Create a Brand
-Spend few minutes with Staff joining organisation. Explain the expectations and also organizational outlook.
-Create Simple Job Responsibilities
-Create Reporting Relationships in Organisation
-Create simple Job Responsibilities as people join and map to Reporting structure
-Set the Deliverables for each person
-Monitor and Review at Regular Intervals
-Reward the best performance (Based on Expected Vs. Actual)
-Identify the key resources who has expertise
-Create orientation sessions with other members with Experts
-Identify Networking opportunities for Sr. Management related to business
–Attend Various external Training/External Seminars /Industry Association Events and Let the Sr. Management Share their experiences in Groups
- Create a task force (Give them right Tools & Empowerment) for on the job improvements
This session proceeded with a Question and Answer session towards the end.
|Husyst at the Registration Desk|
|Participants Filling a Questionaire for Discussion on People Practices at SME's|
|Mr. P.P. Kharas, Chairman WZCC, proposed vote of thanks to Mr. G.R. Reddy|
|Team Husys (Husyst) After the Program|
|After the Program|
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