The adequacy of the current social plan to address retrenchment challenges in South Africa.

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dc.contributor.author Ngele, T.
dc.contributor.author Erasmus, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-30T08:58:33Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-30T08:58:33Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation 6(1), 29-36. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/2887
dc.description.abstract The purpose of the Social Plan Guidelines is to manage large-scale retrenchments and ameliorate their effects on employees. In this study a comprehensive literature review and two case studies were conducted to review the theoretical and practical application of the Social Plan. The research findings identified various challenges that inhibit the effective management of retrenchments. These challenges were analysed and interpreted and a new model to effectively manage retrenchments was developed. The new model is centred on a company’s business plan; the concept is a participative performance-driven governance approach between management and employees focusing on business results. The new model suggests that the employment relations management and corporate social investment of an organisation be utilised as vehicles to manage retrenchments effectively. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher SA Journal of Human Resource Management en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://sajhrm.co.za/ & Copyright University of Johannesburg en
dc.subject Social plan en
dc.subject Retrenchment model en
dc.subject Management of retrenchments en
dc.subject Employment relations en
dc.subject Challenges of retrenchments en
dc.title The adequacy of the current social plan to address retrenchment challenges in South Africa. en
dc.type Article en

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