On January 26, 2018 AmCham HR Committee hosted its regular meeting for this month at ADA University.
The HR Committee Chair Ms. Leyla Novruzova opened the first meeting for 2018 by welcoming the members of the Committee and outlining the context of the Agenda. She thanked ADA University for hosting the HR Committee meeting. Then she invited Ms. Gulnur Ismayil, Director, Career Management Center to the floor. Ms. Ismayil delivered a speech on ADA University and informed about Job Fair which they are planning to hold as in past years.
Then, Ms. Novruzova passed the floor to the speakers from KCAD, E&Y, and BP – Ms. Tarana Aliyeva, Ms. Gulnar Najafova and Ms. Samira Shabanova to present different practices, systems and basic overview of Performance Management. They briefed the participants about their companies’ views and explained their approaches to Performance, Career, and Development by using examples and tables. “What is the most applicable model for Azerbaijan” was also discussed during the presentations.
After the 5 minutes break, the HR Committee Deputy Chair Ms. Laura Hamidova introduced Ms. Fatima Taghiyeva, from BP, who made a presentation on “Managing Underperformance through Disciplinary Process”. She shared how BP changed their approach to Performance Management. She concluded her speech with showing some examples regarding the old and new process.
Later, Ms. Gulnar Najafova had another presentation on “Discipline Procedure” at KCA Deutag. Some examples of their performance calculation system were also provided during her presentation.
Finally, Mr. Teymur Mahmudov from SOCAR was invited to the floor to share SOCAR experience in “Performance and Training Development System”. Participants also asked Mr. Mahmudov some questions during the session.
At the end, Committee Chair closed the meeting and thanked everyone for participation.