IMPACT OF HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING ON THE ACTUALIZATION OF ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL
In any organization human resources are the most important assets or the corner stone of every organization. They are the most utilize their full potentials. Every organization is therefore human oriented a factor without which the organization is reduced to nothing. Planning the resources is a great tool in the actualization of organizational goal. It is ironical to discover that many meaningful and strong organizations do not see the need to carry out planning activities in human resources. This has accounted for the continuous rise in conflicts in organizations, slow growth rate, poor productivity and low profitability. Many organizations have neglected this aspect of planning believing it cost much to embark on it, forgetting that it cost much more not to actualize a set goal. Therefore, every organization needs to plan its manpower needs, so as to meet-up their personal requirements and its overall goals and objectives effectively and efficiently.
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Human resources and work force is the most valuable resources in an organization. This talk about people who work for the organization, therefore managers need to give careful thought to the needs of the employees. An organization can have all the latest technology, and the best physical resources, but unless it looks after its manpower, it will never achieve their optimum results.
According to Vetter (2001) human resources or manpower planning is a technique for predicting how many and what type of staff will be required at specific times in the future. It ensures the right type of people, in the right number, at the right time and place, who are trained and motivated to do the right kind of work at the right time, there is generally a shortage of suitable persons.
This study introduced important aspect of human resources management people are often the most expensive because other factors of production are human creations. This planning is expected to cover both the short and long term plans.
It is against this background that the researcher wants to study the role of human resources planning on the actualization of organizational goal, using Nigeria Breweries Plc and Guinness Nigeria Plc both in Enugu, Enugu State as the comparative study.