This study examines if Human Resource Planning (HRP) is used effectively in organisations to achieve organisational goals. The aims and objectives are to explore HRP as useful in achieving organising goal and improving business performance and as important in forecasting on employees, the origins of and Conceptual frameworks for HRP. It discusses key perspectives of HRP, approaches to forecasting future HR demands and its internal and external supply. The purpose of HRP and its importance to organisations are explored. It argues the need for futuristic, scientific HRP, driven by increased technology and globalization of the economy, suggesting factors relevant for consideration by way of recommendations and conclusion

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