The articles show a number of human resource issues that NHS have been facing for years. It can be identified into four major problems:
1. Unfit management approaches
The changing organization system such as implementation NPM (New Public Management), performance target and talent management. Managers expected to increase the efficiency and control cost by those tools. However, the principles cannot apply in practical way properly. Some tools are not appropriate the structure and nature of the organisation because those approaches focus only on business efficiency. Furthermore, the employee job satisfaction and employee performance are lower.
2. High pressure and stressful jobs
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The four key elements are divided into two sections. The horizontal axis represents positive or helping factors and negative or harmful factors. The vertical axis represents internal factors and external factors. This method help decision makers understand the organization or the situation. Therefore, the organization can develop the strengths from opportunities and eliminate the weaknesses from threats effectively. In this case, we focus on human resource issues in the NHS in order to be …show more content…
There are six different influence factors: Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal, and Environmental. This framework help decision makers see the big picture of organization which support management and planning the strategic in the future.
The PESTLE model
Political • Government
The labour government concentrates on international recruitment in which they revised their target of 20000 nurse posts to 35000 nurse posts in 2008.
• Political challenging
The influence of political policy and government decision are directly affect the NHS management
Economical • Implementation new system
Since application of new system that allow private sector collaboration, the employee face insecure and stressful from the external pressure
• Competition in the market
The proliferation of private hospitality organisations, the organization have to face to compete the market. It directly lends to pressure and stress to employees because of requirement of high performance, fast service and low expenditure.