A lot of bottle (human resource management at Nampak)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 30 August 2011

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(2011), "A lot of bottle (human resource management at Nampak)", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 19 No. 6. https://doi.org/10.1108/hrmid.2011.04419faa.004

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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A lot of bottle (human resource management at Nampak)

Article Type: Abstracts From: Human Resource Management International Digest, Volume 19, Issue 6

Smedley T. People Management (UK), April 2011, Start page: 38, No. of pages: 4

Profiles the approach to human resource management at Nampak, a UK bottles and plastics manufacturer. Based on interviews with the managing director and head of HR at Nampak, describes the changes that have been made to human resource management in the firm that have lead to an organizational culture that fosters high morale among the staff. Explains the initiatives that achieved this, including a new performance management system, training programmes designed to improve managerial skills. a new emphasis on employees communication, and the introduction of a corporate social responsibility programme. ISSN: 1358-6297 Reference: 40AK194

Keywords: Human resource management, Corporate culture, Organizational change, Motivation