Staffing

In simple words, staffing is the processing of obtaining and main raining capable and competent people to fill all positions from top management to operative level. This includes securing, recruiting, selecting, training, appraising and maintaining the individuals in organizations. Let us pull the views of management scholars on the definition of staffing:

  • Staffing is the function by which managers build an organization through the recruitment. selection, development of individuals as capable employees.
  • Staffing is the executive function which involves the recruitment, selection, compensating, training, promotion and retirement of subordinate managers.
  • Staffing is concerned with the placement, growth, development of all those members of the organization whose function is to get things done through the efforts of other individuals.

Staffing is the whole personnel function of bringing in and training the staff and maintaining favorable conditions of work.