Planning and Staffing. Distinguish between HSC OCM.


Planning
Staffing
1. Meaning
Planning is deciding in advance what to do, how to do it, when to do it and who is to do it.
Staffing is the process of recruitment, selection, development, training, promotion etc.
2. Objective
The main object is to set goals and choosing the means to achieve these goals.
The main objective is to appoint right type of people at the right positions and at the right time.
3. Area of Function
It includes Setting objectives Identifying alternate course of action Select the best plan
It includes Recruitment Training Promotion Transfers, etc.


Planning
Staffing
4. Factors
Internal as well as external factors are considered while setting targets
Staffing is mostly concerned with Internal factors.
5. Order
It is the starting point of management Other functions depends of Planning
Human Resources are needed for the organization so it follows Organizing.
6. Resources
Planning is done as per the resources required for achieving the targets.
It is related with Human Resources.
7. Targets
The targets set are analysed and then selected.
It includes proper allocation of human resources to achieve better results.


Planning
Staffing
8. Nature
It is continuous in nature. Planning will never come to an end till the organization exists.
It is a continuous process as it deals with human beings.
9. Levels of Management
To level management is with related planning of activities.
Middle level management are related with recruitment, training, promotion, etc.