Keywords : Human Resources

Improving human resources management using the EFQM Excellence Model

Miriam Garbarova

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2017, Volume 6, Issue 3, Pages 335-340
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2017.60268

Success is fundamental to every organization and that is why organizations try to be successful. Organizations need unique business ideas and sufficient capital to be successful but no organization can exist without human resources. Therefore, employees are the main source of organizations’ success. The aim of the current paper is to highlight the benefits of the EFQM Excellence Model as a tool that helps to improve human resource management. To fulfill the aim of the paper, the secondary research based on the methods of analysis, comparison, and selection is performed. Case studies focused on organizations that improved their human resources management using the EFQM Excellence Model are used as the main sources of the secondary research. As a result, the secondary research provided a finding that the EFQM Excellence Model may be considered as a tool that helps to improve human resource management. Recommendation arising from the paper is to use the EFQM Excellence Model for improving organizations’ results including results towards employees.

Assessing the role of architectural space in enhancing human force productivity

Zeynab Yousefizadeh; Seyed Hadi Ghoddusifar

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2016, Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 199-207
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2016.60275

In recent years, specializing different trends has faded role of architectural space and architectural design in management and leadership of organizations. For example, today, fewer management specialists think about architectural design issues and fewer architects think deeply of leadership, management, and systematic thought. While it seems that what these two areas have in common is significantly beneficial. In any organization, human resources are main factor, thus, recognition of human and promoting criteria of human resource productivity is essential to achieve success of the organization. Today, working environment in organizations is of important issues addressed continuously in meetings and papers and importance and quality of creating an effective and appropriate environment for human resources is emphasized; in fact, workplace has a direct relation to increase or decrease the organizational performance. There are factors that if they go unnoticed in design of workplace, organizational works will not be done properly and they will face a decrease in returns. This study aims to recognize the relation between the architectural space and promoting the human resource productivity that accordingly, it is required to identify the methods of promoting human resource productivity in organizations and discern the impact of environment on behavior.