Business leaders blind to benefits of human capitalOn 5 Feb 2002 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Most directors and chief executives are not aware of evidence linking peoplemanagement strategies with improved bottom line, according to a CIPD study. The report also finds the majority of board-level managers do not know goodHR practice has a bigger impact on an organisation’s performance thaninvestment in research and development. Voices from the Boardroom is based on interviews with 48 board-levelmanagers, including CEOs and HR directors from 16 organisations in the publicand private sectors. Most managers said it is clear good people management boosts organisationalperformance, but there is a lack of understanding about what works in practice.Respondents are confident about the impact of careful selection andperformance management, but much more unsure about the benefits of training andsharing information. CIPD director general, Geoff Armstrong, said the study shows more needs tobe done to raise awareness of the importance of HR to an organisation’sperformance. “Senior managers are unaware of the compelling evidence that linkspeople management with the bottom line,” he said. “This lack of awareness means boards are not getting the maximumbenefit from linking business and people strategies. People managementprofessionals are ideally placed to guide board colleagues and line managers inthis critical area of business. “The CIPD is committed to both building the evidence and defining whatworks in creating world-class enterprise.” Most chief executives questioned are positive about the HR function and afew very positive. But many are unclear about what to do with the function. Only 13 of the 48 board members questioned are aware of research linkingpeople management to the bottom line. www.cipd.co.ukBy Ben Willmott
Four sachets of suspected shabu valuedaround P4,000 were seized from 35-year-old Arturo Alvior III of BarangayDancalan, Ilog, a police report showed. Alvior was nabbed after he soldsuspected illegal drugs to an undercover cop for P300 around 5:45 p.m. on Dec.19, the report added. BACOLOD City – Police arrested a drugsuspect in a buy-bust operation in Barangay II, Ilog, Negros Occidental. The suspect was detained in the lockupfacility of the Ilog municipal police station, facing charges for violation ofRepublic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN
MORE: Updated 2020 NASCAR Cup Series scheduleAs for pit stall selection for the NASCAR Cup Series races being run without qualifying, it is ordered based on finishing positions from the series’ previous points race, followed by new entries in order of points. That means Brad Keselowski, the winner of last week’s race at New Hampshire, will have the first stall at Michigan.Below is the starting lineup for Saturday’s NASCAR race at Michigan and how it was set.Who won the pole for the NASCAR race at Michigan?The driver who won the first of two races at Michigan last year, Joey Logano, will start on the pole for the first race at Michigan this year. He’ll be joined on the front row by Denny Hamlin.Logano, though, likely will get more help at the start of the race since three Fords are next in the starting order, with Kevin Harvick lining up third, Aric Almirola starting fourth and Brad Keselowski rolling off fifth.Below is the protocol for how the Cup Series field was set at Michigan:Positions 1-12: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner pointsPositions 13-24: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner pointsPositions 25-36: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner pointsPositions 37-40: Open teams in order of owners points NASCAR starting lineup at MichiganSaturday’s Michigan race is the last that will use the old protocol for setting lineups without qualifying sessions this season, as NASCAR is moving to a new formula beginning with the Daytona road course race Aug. 16. The exceptions will be the second legs of doubleheaders like Sunday’s race at Michigan, for which the field will be set by the results of the first leg with the top 20 finishers inverted.The new procedure will replace the random-draw element with a performance-based formula with three metrics — finishing position from the previous race (weighted 50 percent), ranking in team owner points standings (35 percent) and fastest lap from the previous race (15 percent).As for the starting lineup for Saturday’s NASCAR race at Michigan, the draw for positions took place Thursday. Below are the results:Pos.DriverCar No.Team1Joey Logano22Team Penske2Denny Hamlin11Joe Gibbs Racing3Kevin Harvick4Stewart-Haas Racing4Aric Almirola10Stewart-Haas Racing5Brad Keselowski2Team Penske6Alex Bowman88Hendrick Motorsports7Kyle Busch18Joe Gibbs Racing8Chase Elliott9Hendrick Motorsports9Clint Bowyer14Stewart-Haas Racing10Kurt Busch1Chip Ganassi Racing11Ryan Blaney12Team Penske12Martin Truex Jr.19Joe Gibbs Racing13Ryan Newman6Roush Fenway Racing14Tyler Reddick8Richard Childress Racing15Matt DiBenedetto21Wood Brothers Racing16Cole Custer41Stewart-Haas Racing17Jimmie Johnson48Hendrick Motorsports18Austin Dillon3Richard Childress Racing19William Byron24Hendrick Motorsports20Matt Kenseth42Chip Ganassi Racing21Michael McDowell34Front Row Motorsports22Chris Buescher17Roush Fenway Racing23Erik Jones20Joe Gibbs Racing24Bubba Wallace43Richard Petty Motorsports25Quin Houff00StarCom Racing26JJ Yeley27Rick Ware Racing27Brennan Poole15Premium Motorsports28James Davison51Petty Ware Raicng29Christopher Bell95Leavine Family Racing30Reed Sorenson74Spire Motorsports31John Hunter Nemechek38Front Row Motorsports32Ricky Stenhouse Jr.47JTG Daugherty Racing33Garrett Smithley53Rick Ware Racing34Ty Dillon13Germain Racing35Ryan Preece37JTG Daugherty Racing36Corey LaJoie32Go Fas Racing37Daniel Suarez96Gaunt Brothers Racing38Timmy Hill66Motorsports Business Management39Joey Gase7Tommy Baldwin Racing The starting lineup and pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, the first of a doubleheader this weekend, were set by the procedure that has determined the starting order for almost all Cup Series races in 2020 that have run without prior qualifying sessions amid the coronavirus pandemic.The starting grid for Saturday’s race at Michigan, scheduled to start at 4 p.m. ET and broadcast live on NBCSN, features four Fords in the top five positions as a result of the procedure that utilizes a combination of points standings and a random draw to set the lineup.