The Human Resource Executive of MTN Ghana and HR practitioner of the year, Mrs. Amma Benneh-Amponsah has urged “Businesses to harness the potential of technology and use it to drive their organizational evolution and innovation.
Mrs. Benneh-Amponsah said this at ‘Time with Robert Garcia’ an event for Human Resource professionals organized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in Accra on the theme “The Future of Work”.
In her presentation, Mrs. Benneh-Amponsah said “Organizations that want to thrive in a digital world need to be able to react and adapt to changing business needs and trends”. “HR is going to have to embrace and leverage technology to meet both employee expectations and business requirements.” She added.
SHRM Vice President for Global Operations, Robert Garcia noted that technology is fast evolving and transforming the way we go about our lives and business, particularly the younger generation who are heavily dependent on technology for daily activities.
He also noted that Professional HR practitioners should be abreast with the fast changing pace at which technology is transforming business and adapt where necessary. Undoubtedly, the future of HR is connected to tech development, offering opportunities for innovation in organizing the workplace of the future.
The event which saw many top-notch businesses participating, also served as an opportunity for networking and sharing of ideas.
Mr. Philip Oti- Mensah, CEO of Omni bank shared insights on Trends in technology and how it is affecting the way we work. Other speakers at the event who joined in the panel discussion at the event are Anita Wiafe – OML Africa, and Vanessa Addai – Student from the University of Ghana.
As part of activities leading to the forum, Mr. Robert Garcia paid a working visit to MTN House to familiarize himself with the operations of the multiple award winning organization in HR practice in Ghana.
MTN Ghana is the three times winner of the prestigious HR Focus Overall Best Organization in HR Practice Award. It is also the first in Corporate Ghana to be awarded a Gold accreditation by Investors in People International, the international standard for people management.
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