IMPACT OF HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE ( A CASE STUDY OF TOTAL NIGERIA PLC)
1.1 Background of the Study
The history of planning is old as man himself planning had started from the ancient era during the primitive period when there were no industries or firms. Planning is a basic function of management thus therefore means that planning pervades all the functional area of management which include personnel, production, research and development, marketing and finance. Through planning organization goals and objective are determined; the resources available must be strategies to achieve the goals and objectives. Planning provide answers to what? How? When? And their relationship to organization activities. In personnel management function, human resources panel is a basic function. Human resources planning is sometime referred to as workforce planning, which is defined as the process of the right number of qualified people into the right job at the right time. To ensure adequate workforce in the organization, management must plan properly, proper planning in this respect involves accurate projection of the future, taking inventory of existing workforce, comparing the force with the existing one and take corrective measure.
Productivity means rate of output, degree of result and success which is directly related to profitability and turnover. This research study concentrates on the possible impact of human resources planning on workers productivity.
The human resources means the human that are in the organization. Without them there cannot be production. So there is need for the organization to plan well for its human resource. Proper planning enhances the productivity of an organization. How? Planning helps to resolve problem of shortage of sta
in organization It also helps in determining and planning whatever capital, material, equipment and personnel required in an organization in order to achieve organization objectives
Human resource planning defining the duties and responsibilities of the personnel employed and determining the manner in which their activities are to be interrelated
Human resource use planning to assess external forces to help the firm deal with environmental uncertainty by mobilizing scare or limited resources to neutralize potential threats. Planning make control possible, which is, comparing actual outcome with performance standards and taking corrective action if variance exists Human resource planning management development by helping managers to take proactive role in moving the organization toward a future desired state. Lastly, human resource planning function include staing, that is acquiring qualified and appropriate number of workers for an organization, to determining
and acquiring other resources and proper allocation of these resources. In addition, co-ordination of activities of all members and parts of an organization is another major purpose of human resource planning in order to boost production.
1.2 Statement of the Problem
One of the most serious problems facing SSABML is the acute shortage of qualified resources. The problem of inadequate skilled manpower in Nigeria Limited sector could be traced to a number of factors which include the colonial administrative policies which gave the local population more opportunity to develop. Some of the problem faced by the human resources planners is as follows:
Management of fund, funds kept for the proper planning management of the organization is always converted to their private pocket by the top management.
As a result of lack of motivation money of our expertise in Nigeria have gone to a board where they will be paid and live in a comfortable house with all kinds of fringe benefits
The rate of labour turnover is increasing because of lack of facilities in our higher institutions, irrelevance of the educational curriculum to the need of the economic