A London-based Nigerian HR consultant, Richie Dayo Johnson, has urged personnel managers in Nigeria to explore collaboration and other options available to HR practitioners for greater personnel management initiative in achieving better results and set goals.
Johnson, who spoke at the recently held Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) 10th edition of the special human resource forum in Lagos, urged human resources personnel in various organisations to constantly set a goal devise as a viable approach to achieving set goals, and engage the support of others for the attainment of such goals.
John Mattone, the guest speaker at the forum, in his analysis of the theme, ‘Talent and Intelligent Leadership: a roadmap to unleashing greatness in your current and future leaders,’ said communication skills were necessary for every human resource personnel to achieve intelligent leadership, critical and strategic thinking, decision-making, in attaining desired results.
“Have a goal, but know that you cannot achieve the goal without the support, guidance and input of those around you, consider them to be your critical stakeholders, ask for their suggestions and always thank them for their input,” Mattone said.
Udom Inoyo, president, CIPM, in a statement, said the forum was organised to help participants raise their game and impact their businesses.
“We brought experts to examine business issues, instigate HR thought leadership inputs and share knowledge with practitioners, and challenge long-held principles, ensuring participants are renewed when they return to work,” Inoyo said.
According to Inoyo, the programme further reiterates the need to embrace change and technology in securing the future of the institute to leverage the world of digital and mobile innovation. “This is why more than ever before CIPM is leveraging technology to ease participation and inclusiveness,” he stated.
He however described the forum as the institute’s flagship annual learning, knowledge-sharing and development platform designed to address topical people management issues of HR practitioners nationwide.