An Analytical Report on Human Resources at HSBC Group Plc

An Analytical Report on Human Resources at HSBC Group Plc
Terms of reference: This report is being produced to fulfil the criteria required for Unit four of the Advance Vocational Certificate of Education (avce) course in Business Studies. It will give a comprehensive overview of the way?s in which the human resources function(s)?, within businesses are organised and managed and how they operate, and an analytical insight into the human resource management team, of the business that I? am focusing on, which is hsbc Group Plc. The report will specifically focus on the possible conflicts of interest between employees or individuals, the way?s which human resources planning procedures take place, the recruitment and selection process, training and development programmes and performance management at hsbc Group Plc, in view of the current economic climate for retailing/banking. An Introduction to the Report: In this assignment, I have been asked to structure an analytical approach, about human resources and its effects, on one business, and to file all of my information in one simple, but sophisticatedly structured report. The report will therefore contain the following topics, as of mentioned in the first paragraph (terms of reference), and are as follows: Human Resources Planning: This section involves information regarding human resources planning - that would include information creating a strategic plan, in having the right number of employees for a businesses specific needs, which will also include information on the labour market and how they operate, within hsbc, and the effects that the following factors will have on the labour market:

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An Analytical Essay on the Significance of the Players in Hamlet

An Analytical Essay on the Significance of the Players in Hamlet
The significance of the players exceeds the sole purpose of entertainment, as each possesses the power to unveil the ?occulted guilt? (3.2.75) and conscience of the King. Hamlet assumes the responsibility to advise these players with precise and adequate direction so that a ?whirlwind of passion? (6) may not effectively separate Claudius from personally identifying with the play. Hamlet?s enthusiastic approach toward direction may be so that he encourages the players to ?suit the action to the word, the word to the/ action, with this special observance, that you o?erstep not/ the modesty of nature? (16-18). However, this exercise of caution may justify Hamlet?s too often delayed attempt toward the action of avenging his father?s murder. His direction confines him to the overflow of words as he experiences imprisonment within the truth of his own identity.

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An Analytical Essay on Hamlet as Ghost Story, Detective Story and Revenge Story

An Analytical Essay on Hamlet as Ghost Story, Detective Story and Revenge Story
William Shakespeare?s play Hamlet, is a ghost story, a detective story and a revenge story all within one plot. Throughout the play, qualities of all three types of stories are displayed. The ghost story consists of Hamlet Senior and the circumstances surrounding his untimely demise at the hands of the present King, Claudius. He is being tortured in hell until his death is properly avenged. The detective aspect of Hamlet is brought about by Hamlet trying to figure out whether or not his fathers ghost was real and also to what, if any extent, his mother the ?virtuous? Queen Gertrude was involved with the murder of his Father. Both Hamlet and Laertes, bring yet another aspect to this most versatile play, by seeking revenge for their fathers death, each in their own way. By viewing the play as either one or all of these different aspects we learn to have different perspectives on the play.

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An Analytical Essay on Excessive Pride in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

An Analytical Essay on Excessive Pride in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart
In Chinua Achebe?s novel Things Fall Apart, a well-known aphorism, ?pride goes before a fall?, was used. I agreed with and supported this statement. The story line itself backed up this statement as well. Through Okonkwo?s hard work he became a ?great man? with a sense of pride and haughtiness, who then suffered a loss of pride, which ultimately led to his down fall and his own suicide.

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An Analytical Essay on the Flaws of Okonkwo in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

An Analytical Essay on the Flaws of Okonkwo in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart
?Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but, when separated from law and justice, he is the worst of all.? (Aristotle). In Chinua Achebe?s novel Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo is living proof of Aristotle?s statement. Although he is arguably the most powerful man in Umuofia, His personal flaws of fear of failure and uncontrollable anger do not allow him true greatness as a human being.

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The Uses of Enzymes In Industry, Medicine and Analytical and Diagnostic Processes

The Uses of Enzymes In Industry, Medicine and Analytical and Diagnostic Processes
Enzymes are very precise protein molecules with a high specificity which are used to catalyse chemical reactions by lowering the activation energy required for the reaction to take place. It is these properties of being able to break down substances easily and bind specifically to certain chemicals that make enzymes very useful in many industries and practices throughout the world. In addition to this enzymes are not used up in experiments so products of processes are not contaminated with enzyme which could be a problem. This essay explains 3 uses of enzymes, in industry and food, diagnosing and analysing, and treating disease, explaining the function and advantages of enzyme use in each example. In industry enzymes are used for many processes such as brewing beer, baking bread, using pectinase to increase juice in fruit juice drinks and protease enzymes in washing detergents. Another example of the use of enzymes in industry is animal feeding.

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A Comprehensive Overview and An Analytical Insight Into Human Resource Management at Barclays Bank Plc

A Comprehensive Overview and An Analytical Insight Into Human Resource Management at Barclays Bank Plc
This report is being produced to fulfil the criteria required for unit 4 of the avce course in business. It gives a comprehensive overview and an analytical insight into human resource management at Barclays bank plc. The report particularly focuses on the possible conflict between Recruitment and Selection and Training and Development. At Barclays bank plc in view of current economic climate for banks of competition. My report is going to include the four following functions: 1. Human Resources Planning ? this will include ; Responsibilities covered by the HR function in the business, the importance of people to the business ; Internal staffing information and external labour market information to plan HR within the business ; Relevant labour market information and my comparison with how my chosen business has used labour market ; An analysis of how relevant labour market trends relate to ongoing HR planning of the business 2. Recruitment and selection ? this will include ; Staff records, Human resources department will keep a record of every employee ? past and present. This usually kept on a computer database. The record will include details of the employee?s name and address, date of birth, current job title and salary, starting and leaving date, qualifications and experience and works number. It is important for the department to have all personnel records confidential, especially comments on attendance, punctuality and personal circumstances. ; Identification of the features of key recruitment documents and the factors to be considered in planning to fill a vacancy and carrying out interviews ; An analysis of the key recruitment documents and an evaluation on the quality of information in relation to the purpose of each document ; All organisations regularly need new staff ? either to replace those who are leaving or to fill in new vacancies if the company is expanding.

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An Analytical Essay Of The Tragedy Of Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

An Analytical Essay Of The Tragedy Of Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark
Originally titled The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke, this tragedy has been reproduced more times than any other play written by William Shakespeare (en.wikipedia.org 1 of 9). Prince Hamlet also has the lengthiest appearance of any character in all of Shakespeare?s plays (en.wikpedia.org 6 of 9). In the play, Prince Hamlet is caught between balancing his need to avenge his father?s death, dealing with the disgust he felt for Gertrude and Claudius? love affair, and maintaining the relationship he has with Ophelia without exposing his plans to kill his uncle Claudius for the murder of King Hamlet.

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Leadership and Management

Leadership and Management
1. A. Is there a difference between effective leadership and effective management? Yes, I believe that managers are analytical, structured, controlled, deliberate, and orderly. Leaders are experimental, willing to take chances, visionaries, flexible, unfettered, and creative. These are the differences between management and leaders.
B. Someone from the 21st century who I believe is an effective leader is Steven Jobs, of Apple computers. I believe he is an effective leader because he pursues visions even when his competition has a strong hold on the computer industry. He still motivates his people to keep coming up with ideals to stay competitive with Microsoft and not let them run a monopoly on software and patents on computers. His power base is that he senses opportunities and pursues dreams to keep his company competitive.

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Analytical Essay: Riddle Of Inequality

Analytical Essay: Riddle Of Inequality
The riddle of inequality, as Tillich explains, "?Cannot be solved." This inequality is the divider of people, of the have?s and have-nots. It seems that this riddle has confused people since the beginning of time and was even discussed in the bible. People always wonder why some have more than others do; they wonder why this happens and how it can change. I believe that this riddle is natural and cannot be changed despite he best efforts of people.

Tillich attributes this mystery of have?s and have-nots to many factors. First is that if you were granted with inherited talents then you should use them in life to the best of your ability. But if you let them go to waste, then these talents will ultimately be taken away. It is unfair when things are taken away that we might have taken for granted due to lack of attention, such as, "?[the] intense joy and the presence of the mystery of life through the freshness of the young day or the glory of the dying day?" These things are only taken away because we do not pay enough attention to the simple beauty in life and in nature. Although all of these are examples of inequality, I do not agree with Tillich when he claims that this is due to the presence of the divine, by the choice of God. I believe inequality comes from ourselves. We may embrace, or else let it slip away. It is through our lack of conscientiousness that life becomes unequal.

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