Presentation on theme: "HRD as a Tool for Good Governance in Cooperatives"— Presentation transcript:
1 HRD as a Tool for Good Governance in Cooperatives PresentationbyDr. Bhagwati PrasadEx-CE/NCUI andVice ChairmanCooperative House Building and Finance Corporation Ltd,IndiaDuring ICA AP HRD Committee Meeting & Seminar in Kobe, Japan,27th Nov.2012
2 Overview of Presentation 1) Definition of Governance,2) Good Governance,3) Principles of Good Governance,4) Cooperative Governance,5) Human Resource Development,6) HRD in cooperatives,7) HRD efforts for ensuring GoodGovernance in cooperatives,
3 Definition of Governance As per the Report of the Commission on Global Governance "Our Global Neighbourhood” (1995) governance is defined as:The sum of the many ways individuals and institutions,public and private, manage their common affairs. It is a continuing process through which conflicting or diverse interests may be accommodated and co-operative action may be taken. It includes formal institutions and regimes empowered to enforce compliance, as well as informal arrangements that people and institutions either haveagreed to or perceive to be in their interest.
4 The concept of good governance emerged mainly “Good governance” is a normative conception of thevalues according to which the act of governance isrealized, and the method by which groups of socialactors interact in a certain social context.The concept of good governance emerged mainlybecause practices of bad governance, characterizedby corruption, unaccountable governments and lackof respect for human rights, had becomeincreasingly dangerous, and the need to intervene insuch cases had become urgent.
5 Principles of Good Governance 1. Participation, 2. Rule of law, 3 Principles of Good Governance 1.Participation, 2.Rule of law, 3.Transparency of decision-making or openness, 4.Accountability, 5.Predictability or coherence 6.Effectiveness
6 1.Participation Refers to equal participation by all members of society as the key element of good governance, with everyone having a role in the process of decision-making.
7 . 2.Rule of Law- Good governance implies the rule of law maintained through the impartiality and effectiveness of thelegal system. Rule of law also means the protectionof human rights (particularly those of minorities),independent judiciary and impartial and incorruptiblelaw enforcement agencies. The rule of law involvesa variety of conditions, being strongly connected togood administration of justice, good legalframework, verified dispute mechanisms, equalaccess to justice, and the independence of judiciaryworkers (lawyers, judges).
8 3. Transparency- Good governance is also based on the transparency of the decision-making process, which ensures that information is freely available and accessible to those involved or affected by the decisions taken. Transparency therefore means free access to information.
9 institutions, just as much as of the civil 4.Accountability-Accountability and responsibility (of theinstitutions, just as much as of the civilsociety) are key requirements of goodgovernance, with all of the participants in thepolitical and economic processes beingaccountable for their decisions to each other.
10 5. Predictability or coherence Good Governance also refers to the decisionmaking conforming to the traditions, culture, rules,regulations and practices of the community/society.6. EffectivenessGood Governance signifies at improving efficiencyby introducing innovative methods and skill up-gradation in the system aiming at enhancedeffectiveness.
11 Cooperative Governance Cooperative governance is concerned with theway in which organizations are structured andmanaged in pursuit of effective performance interms of achieving desired outcomes andsatisfying members.
12 Human Resource Development Human Resource Development is the integrateduse of training, organization, and careerdevelopment efforts to improve individual, groupand organizational effectiveness. HRD developsthe key competencies that enable individuals inorganizations to perform current and future jobsthrough planned learning activities. Groups withinorganizations use HRD to initiate and managechange. Also, HRD ensures a match betweenindividual and organizational needs.
13 HRD in Cooperatives Human Resource Development efforts are required for the following stake holders incooperatives:1. Members2. Employees3. Board of Directors
14 Human Recourse Development efforts for ensuring Good Governance in cooperatives:For members: Member Education1) to make them aware about cooperativephilosophy, principles and values,2) to enlighten them about the role and responsibilitiesof being a member of cooperatives,3) to motivate them for participation in the affairs ofcooperative, etc.
15 1) Training and Development (TD), 2) Organization Development (OD), For Employees:1) Training and Development (TD),2) Organization Development (OD),3) Executive and supervisory/managementdevelopment,,4) professional skills training,
16 4)5) technical/job training,6) customer service training,7) sales and marketing training,8) health and safety training,9) Training in Public Relation, publicity andcommunication, etc.
17 For Board of Management: 1) Understanding of vision, mission, objective and activities of the organization, 2) Cooperative Act, Rules, Bye-laws and other relevant laws, 3) How to conduct Board meetings?,
18 4) Leadership Development Program, 5) Business Development Plan/Strategy,6) Basics of Human Resource Management,7) Basic financial management,8) Budgeting and expenditure control, etc.
19 ConclusionThus with the help of HRD intervention at all levels i.e. members,BOD and employees; cooperatives may develop their capabilities and synergize their efforts for implementing principles of Good Governance in their enterprises more effectively.