Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Good Human Resource Practices To Get Recognition

The regional finalists for the inaugural Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ) national awards have been announced. The winners are: Auckland/Waikato: Montana Wines, PriceWaterhouse Coopers; Taranaki: Kiwi Co-operative Dairies Ltd, Tegel Foods Ltd New Plymouth; Wellington: Te Papa Tongarewa, Saturn Communications Ltd; Canterbury: Crown Public Health Ltd, Macpac Wilderness Equipment Ltd.

These organisations have been identified as having people management initiatives, techniques and outcomes that have achieved outstanding results for both businesses and their staff.

In total, 22 organisations submitted entries for the awards. The regional award winners of each category are being assessed by an independent national judging panel to decide the national award winner for each category. The two national winners will be announced at a function at the Grand Hall of Parliament Buildings on Thursday 2 December 1999.

The two categories of awards at regional and national level are: Category 1. Strategy Development and Organisational Support; and Category 2. Influence and Change (includes leadership and innovation)

“Our aim as an organisation is to raise the profile of good people management practices. By recognising these practices in a real business environment we can all learn and perhaps emulate these successes”, said Glenn Harris, National President of HRINZ.

The awards have attracted full sponsorship from business software maker SAP. SAP is the international Human Resources and Payroll software market leader, with more than 6,000 HR and Payroll sites world-wide.

SAP’s New Zealand HR Product Manager Linda Sollitt says she was impressed with both the quality and the volume of entries.

“New Zealand HR professionals are doing work that thoroughly deserves celebration”, she says. “SAP is proud to do its part to make that happen. These are very exciting times for the profession. We’re seeing the advent of business software that’s elevating HR to a more strategic role, and we’re seeing that excellence in HR practises can translate into competitive advantage for an organisation. Rewarding excellence in HR has potential benefits for every business”.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Half A Billion Accounts, Including Xtra: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>

ALSO:

Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news