MANPOWER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT AS AN EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR ACHIEVING ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS
This research focuses on Manpower Planning and Development as an effective fool for Achieving Original Goals, using star paper Mill Ltd Aba as the case study. The problems of this study are numerous, to which one is the absence of administrative control in achieving the overall approved programs. The objective of this study is to map out enough manpower planning time and skills that will help manager gather information that will help them after ascertaining the organization manpower planning resources. The findings of this study showed that adequate finance is needed mauled for field work, and also that previous manpower plan serves as a good basis in determining new manpower plan. Therefore, it is discovered through the data analysis which was questionnaire that manpower planning has an effect in achieving organizational goals and objectives. The descriptive approach of research design which was used enabled the researcher to gather analysis and interpret the set of data. The research made use of interview, observation and questionnaire as her instrument for data collection. Recommendations, conclusion and finding of this project state that management should be using their previous manpower plan as a point of contact while prepping for a new plan in order to avoid mistakes.
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY:
Manpower planning and development is the first and the
most important function of management. The essence of manpower planning and development involves a critical analysis of the supply, demand, surplus, shortage and utilization of human resources. It is important to note that manpower planning is often taken as the most important resources of an organization because through it, other resources (material and financial) are harnessed to meet the need of man.
The economic development of a country depends on the quality and quantity of its resources, the state of technology and efficient deployment of resources in both production and consumption process.
Most organizations today is facing problems because they did not plan for their workforce neither do they have any systematic human resources management programs that consider organizational goals.
Planning is the first and most important function of management. The essence is to prepare for and predict future events. Planning goes beyond attempting to attain stated organizational objectives. It involves the