Saturday, August 22, 2009

Overstaffed and understaffed at the same time

Explain how an organisation can be overstaffed and understaffed at the same time.

This type of situation arises in organisation when in quantity have more employees but in quality have less number of competent employees. Take an example: If any organisation practically required 100 employees to perform any task and they are having 110 employees then also facing difficulty in completing task effectively and efficiently. It means organisation is in quantity overstaffed and in quality understaffed at the same time.

It is very important point and most of the organisation at time of human resource planning take into consideration quantity and quality of employees. For matching quantity action is Recruitment or retrenchment. For matching quality requirement solution is Training & Development and promotion.

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