INTRODUCTION.<br /><ul><li>Manpower planning is also know as personnel planning or human resource planning.</li></ul>DEFINITION.<br /><ul><li>Estimating or projecting the number of personnel with different skills required over time or for a project, and detailing how and when they will be acquired.</li></li></ul><li>IMPORTANCE <br />It is the first step towards manpower management.<br />It refers to the process of using available assets for the implementation of the business plans.<br />It also involves the process of coordinating and controlling various activities in the organization.<br />Efficient utilization & skilled labour.<br />Higher productivity.<br />
5 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS.<br />Analysing the current manpower resource.<br />Reviewing employee utilization.<br />Forecasting the demand for employees. <br />Forecasting supply.<br />Developing a manpower plan.<br />
ADVANTAGES<br />Manpower planning ensures optimum use of available human resources. <br /> It is useful both for organization and nation. <br /> It generates facilities to educate people in the organization.<br /> It brings about fast economic developments.<br /> It boosts the geographical mobility of labor. <br />
CONTD….<br /><ul><li> It provides smooth working even after expansion of the organization.
It opens possibility for workers for future promotions, thus providing incentive.
It creates healthy atmosphere of encouragement and motivation in the organization.
It provides help for career development of the employees.</li></li></ul><li>NEED.<br />Shortages and surpluses can be identified.<br />All the recruitment and selection programs are based on manpower planning.<br />Reduce labour cost & over staffing can be avoided. <br />Manpower can be utilized properly.<br />
STEPS.<br />Predict manpower plans. <br />Design job description and the job requirements <br />Find adequate sources of recruitment.<br />Give boost to youngsters by appointment to higher posts.<br />Best motivation for internal promotion.<br />Look after the expected losses due to retirement, transfer and other issues.<br />See for replacement due to accident, death, dismissals and promotion.<br />
CONCLUSION.<br />GETTING THE RIGHT PEOPLE<br /> AT THE RIGHT PLACE<br /> ON THE RIGHT TIME<br />