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People Management, the Mantra for Success: The Case of Singhania and Partner

1/ Examine the case of Singhania and Partners and evaluate the organization's strategy.
2/ Evaluate each of the five IHRM practices with respect to recruitment and selection, training for cross-cultural adaptation, management development, evaluation, and compensation
3/ Discuss which of the five practices can be improved.
4/ Make recommendations to management to successfully improve the current IHRM strategy.
5/ Explain how the recommended changes impact the organization in the industry.

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People Management, the Mantra for Success: The Case of Singhania and Partner

1/ Examine the case of Singhania and Partners and evaluate the organization's strategy.

This Indian law firm recognized that the market for good legal counsel has become more competitive, and as a result many competent lawyers find themselves in demand by other firms. So S&P have worked very hard to examine and adjust their recruitment and retention policies, in order to make sure that all of its legal personnel are satisfied with job variety, organizational environment, merit based salary and opportunities for advancement. Evaluating their organization's strategy, Singhana and Mohotra made sure that the legal work for was challenging and not just fill in the blank work; they maintained a genial organizational environment with annual picnics and company vacations; their salary increases were not based on seniority, but on merit and opportunities for advancement were based on the value that the employee adds to the firm. These are all sound strategies for retention of the good talent in their workforce.

2/ Evaluate each of the five IHRM practices with respect to recruitment and selection, training for cross-cultural adaptation, management development, evaluation, and compensation

-With respect to recruitment and selection, the firm has had to compete with the other firms for good legal talent because it is high in demand following India's change in economic policy. S&P has had to use creative methods to recruit and retain the best qualified lawyers by maintaining a good work environment and also being willing to listen ...

Solution Summary

People management and the mantra for success are examined. The recommendations to management to successfully improve the current IHRM strategies.

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