Most people are adamant that they do, but I am becoming more and more aware of the influences that move me in particular directions, and am working to be more structured in approaching final decisions.
It constantly amazes me how many people honestly believe that any decision is better than none, and that changing your mind is a sign of indecisiveness and weakness.
Frequently, decisions are made based on the current information at hand, and when more detail becomes available, people believe it is too late to change direction.
Like any other discipline, HR has evolved, and is continuing to do so.
I asked Ngoni Munetsi, head of Accsys People Management Partners Division, for his input. The article below is his response.
Known before as Personnel Management, today we are talking of terms like Strategic Human Resources, Talent Management, and HR Intelligence among other terms. Are there any differences? Or is it just old wine in a new bottle? What are the current trends and what future predictions do we have in the evolution?
Or is it just in public places? All I know is, if I am sitting next to two people having a conversation two seats away, I can barely hear them, but a person half a room away on a cell phone is absolutely clear.
So it is possible that the shared conversation muffles the sound, but it seems to me that many cell phone users think their phone is an under amplified microphone.
Irreconcilable differences are a common reason for divorce, and while there might be jokes around squeezing the toothpaste tube from the top or the bottom, it is a fact that the smallest things become huge issues in an incompatible relationship. (I have to admit that my husband of 34 years and I solved this one by using different brands for many years. Recently, he bought my current brand! Fireworks ahead…).
The link to the Treasury Press Release is below. It appears that the annuitisation is delayed, however the document released is a proposal and the final information will be covered in the budget speech on the 24th February, 2016 by Pravin Gordhan, current Minister of Finance.
Much time and expense has been incurred by many companies to ensure compliance with the new act.
It appears that both Nedlac and Cosatu are objecting to a lack of consultation, with two major issues on the table: