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In a management training programme, which I attended, the trainer said a very interesting thing.
He said that out of all the assets of a company, the one which depreciate fastest is the human asset. So preventive maintenance of this asset is most important
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Asked by Vikram, 08 Jun '13 11:37 am
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What the trainer said was interesting indeed. But why should this most important asset start decaying at a faster rate than Machinery!?
First of all, Machines don't think. They respond to proper technical maintenance well and depreciate in a normal manner.
Human beings think. The moment their job is confirmed, they start setting into that disgusting mental attitude called complacency. This characteristic mentalattitude determines how you will interpret and respond to situations.
Complacency further degenerates into inefficiency, the bane of any person individually and collectively of any organisation. The trainer was right.
The only way to prevent this, which quickly comes to mind, is enhanced remunerations and perks. A knee-jerk reaction to this can be seen, but things will soon become 'normal' again and Complacency will set in deeper. Human nature needs to be understood here.
Complacency factor can be prevented only when along with incentives, the sword of damocles is also h ...more
Answered by QueSera Sera, 08 Jun '13 12:35 pm

 
  
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Really it is the success of any business ..................... developing right human resource is the key success to any organization . Arthur Carnegie , the greatest steel manufacture of US came to US without any money .......... After he built his empire , journalist interviewed him

- How you did it sir - I have not done much but my people only did it
- But how did you find such people
- See it's simple ...It's like a gold mine . You get tones of dust along with few grams of gold, while digging . Pick up few grams of gold and ignore the tones of dust

And by proper and continuous professional and HR training and development such gold can be turned into diamond
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 08 Jun '13 11:40 am

 
  
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Yes, after acquiring training and expertise,most human resources leave for good seeking better avenues elsewhere. So, it's for the organizations to see that that segment doesn't depreciate....!
Answered by Dil Se, 08 Jun '13 12:57 pm

 
  
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MAN MATERIAL METHOD & MACHINE are 4 M's necessary for any industry
MAN is 99.99% important / priority - rest are .01% in my opinion
Answered by simon waaras, 08 Jun '13 12:19 pm

 
  
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Depreciation in human asset may lead to destroy of the organisation gradually. On the other hand Appreciation in human asset may result bigger turnover for the orgainsation and therefore, employees are given various amenities, allowance and increment in salary so that they are appreciate and may be the positive point for both the company and the human.
Answered by vikas gupta, 08 Jun '13 11:44 am

 
  
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Yes,it should be regularly oiled during week end with wine, vodka, whiskey, etc. :P
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 08 Jun '13 11:42 am

 
  
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