Steps Or Procedures Involve In Manpower Planning

The following are some of the major steps embarked by bigger concerns when coming to Manpower Planning:-

  • Review the manpower requirements either basing on existing company’s plans or on basis of projection of trends in the economic environment and development in the industry, henceforth, conduct a forecasting of future manpower both in term of quantity(number of headcount) and quality of staff.


  • Conduct a stock count to see the present company’s headcount and then assess and identify whether these human resources are being used optimally


  • Anticipate manpower problems by projecting present resources into the future and comparing them with the forecast requirements to determine the adequacy, whether in term of number or quality


  • Planning the necessary programmes whether recruitment, selection, training, development,utilization, transfer, promotion, motivation and compensation to ensure that future manpower requirements of the industry are properly met


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