Human Resource is a management approach that is aimed at understanding how psychological and social process interacts with the work situation to influence performance. Human relations are the first major approach to emphasize information work relationship and work satisfaction.
As global workplace becomes a reality, companies, both large and small require human resource. The oppressive nature or informal, email and mobile phone now ensures that a manager is continually fed with information. However, these are still no more than supporting tools in business life, helping to maintain good relationship created at more personal level. The reality is that successful businesses in the 21st Century are still built around relationship founded on face to face meeting with customers, suppliers and employees.
For many, it is when they look at faces, before they know whether they should sign a deal, promote or take decision.
An organization is said to be a social system, where there is an interpersonal or inter-group, interaction aimed at increasing effectiveness at attaining organizational goals. Though these interactions may involve personal affairs, to a large extent, the interaction is related to the role expectations in group or in position occupied by sole occupant.
1.2 Background of GTB
Sincerely, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc was incorporated in July 1990, as a private limited liability company, wholly owned by Nigerian individuals and institutions. The bank was licensed as a commercial bank in August of the same year and commenced operations in February, 1991.
In September 1996, Guaranty Trust bank became a public quoted company, winning the prestigious president’s award in its first year on the stock exchange, and again in the year 2000. and 2003. Guaranty Trust Bank Plc held its public offer in 2001. This was over subscribed by 1.17% and is a testimony to the Bank’s viability as a profitable investment.
The Bank has over the years been committed to awarding excellent cash returns on shareholder investment, remaining one of the existing institutions in Nigeria that pays both interim and final divided each financial year.
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc obtained a Universal banking license in February 2002. The Bank’s reputation as an excellent financial service provider and its financial capacity to meet obligations as and when they fall due has led to a consistent appreciation of its risk asset rating. This currently stands at Tripple A, the highest rating on the Agusto & Co. Limited rating scale.