Unique solutions from the perspective of Industrial Psychologist in the business context
While some of the patterns may be useful, others may hinder productivity at work.
MANAS addresses these problems mostly faced by corporate by offering specialized soft-skills training that not only equip employees with the required soft skills but also helps them unlearn maladaptive attitudes/behaviours which may be road blocks to their actual potential/performance.
The declining economy and the current market scenarios make the companies increasingly want to retain people by developing them into higher roles or helping them function optimally in current roles.MANAS facilitates this endeavor through Executive Coaching which is backed by sound psychological principles that enhance leadership skills and competencies and help deal effectively in the demanding environment.
Training given by MANAS uses experiential approach which includes tools like tailor-made role plays, case studies, exercises, modelling, reflection and activities to make the learning practical and meaningful
Using the psychological principles of learning, our programs persuade the participants to realize and reflect on the experiences and not just intellectually learn from the program
MANAS also provides one-to-one coaching for executives who have managerial authority and responsibility which consequently improves the effectiveness of the organization
MANAS has identified three levels of formal training available to employees. The type of training selected is generally based on the need of the individual, which can be determined through the performance management review, individual request, reorganization efforts, or supervisor observation. The types of formal training available to employees are:
Orientation : This training is geared for the newly hired or reassigned personnel. These programs are designed to give new employees the basic knowledge, understanding, and skill needed for successful job performance. MANAS provides orientation that is designed to align the individual’s values and motives with that of the company, and helps employees to derive satisfaction from their current job. It gives them knowledge of what to realistically expect from the company and the job, and help them to develop right attitude and passion towards the job. The individual organization complete orientation by providing information on company policy and job-specific instructions. The orientation program includes topics such as:
- Employability (Skills, Abilities and Interests).
- Employee Engagement.
- Prevention of Sexual Harassment at workplace.
Upgraded/Advanced :This training is designed to improve or upgrade individual job skills and knowledge. The training program includes:
- Leadership Development.
- Problem solving skills.
- Managerial Skills.
- Conflict Resolution Skills.
- Conducting performance evaluations.
- Career Development and Management.
- Change Management.
Right Training at the Right Time:Supervisors, who perceive a training need, can contact their human resource officer, who can in turn contact MANAS, to develop needs assessment in conjecture with the supervisor to identify a specific training need.
General Workshops for Employees::
Apart from the training programs given above, MANAS also offers workshops which are beneficial to personal development of employees intended to improve their quality of life. Employees can enroll for these workshops out of their own interest, and can be notified by the management, as part of Employee Welfare Activities. These kind of programmes would improve employee morale and also beneficial for the organization.
Some of the workshop topics includes:
- Happy Parenting.
- Weight Management.
- Art of Interpersonal Communication.
- Marital Satisfaction: Intimacy Workshop.
- Personality Development.
- Life Skills.
This helps the management to take various decisions regarding human resources objectively and precisely. It improves the effectiveness of talent development and management. It also enables the employees to identify their strengths and areas of improvement and develop appropriate goals based on their self-awareness.
MANAS follows scientific strategies to develop customized scientific assessment packages suited to the organization’s requirements
The scientific report and feedback generated by MANAS gives clear insight into various aspects of the organization and its employees
MANAS develops “New Assessment packages” based on focus group discussions and interviews with the concerned employees of the organization
Our services apply behavioural science principles and practices to increase effectiveness within organizations. Every organization and its needs are unique. Action and Survey research is done to understand the status of the organization in terms of job attitudes, organizational culture which determine performance and many job related outcomes.
We provide quality customized solutions to HR related business issues like Recruitment, Turnover, Absenteeism, Low Job Satisfaction, Conflicts etc. with special emphasize on the strengths of the organization. We also evaluate the intervention provided to ensure satisfactory progress.
MANAS uses action research which offers scientific insight into the status of the organization and offers appropriate solutions
Our Employee Engagement programmes ensures through training and improved communication that employees become more involved in the company through inculcating confidence, empowerment, enthusiasm and inspiration
Our Competency Mapping services helps the organization to align individual development with business strategic objectives. This provides direction for other HR related activities like manpower planning, recruitment, identification of training needs, talent management, and business development
Counseling is, an effective and preventive people management strategy for organizations to help employees better manage stress, personal issues, work related problems, and behavioural problems brought about by organizational changes. MANAS offers short term and long term counseling services to the employees and their family members.
More workers are absent from work because of stress and anxiety related issues rather than physical illness or injury
Research has shown that employees who completed at least one session with a mental health provider had a significant improvement in work performance, and decrease in absenteeism and increased productivity
Counseling and Mental Health Services offered by MANAS
Mental health services offered by MANAS for people with special needs, economically deprived, adolescents and rural population eventually improves the psychosocial wellbeing of the communities
CSR activities undertaken by MANAS aims to promote the quality of life in the community through its wide range of training, survey, assessments and counseling services