Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management

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The book presents the fundamentals of Human Resource Management in a simple, lucid and easily understandable style. It provides a comprehensive coverage to a vast, growing discipline well supported by a wealth of research data collected from multifarious sources, potently and carefully. A notable feature of the book is that it gives extensive coverage to HRD topics. The book contains a number of informative tables, summary boxes and useful diagrams. It is also liberally sprinkled with current examples and illustrations designed to convey the information in an uncomplicated manner. The book is primarily meant for students pursuing advanced courses in Human Resource Management such as MBA, PGDBA, M Com and IAS.Some of the changes in the Second Edition are summarized below:v A refined version of SHRMv Total quality HRM approachv Summarised versions of best employers in India especially their recruitment, selection, training and executive development practicesv Succession planning and succession management enriched with live corporate examplesv 360-degree feedback system, essentials of an effective appraisal system, potential appraisalv How leading Indian companies appraise potentialv Latest data regarding union membership; union recognition, criteria and rights, voluntary recognition and the code of discipline, verification of union membership, the check off system, recommendations of NCL, current trends in trade unionismv Features of industrial relations, approaches to industrial relations, latest data regarding industrial disputesv Important uses of human resource information systemv New chapter on International Human Resource Managementv Study Aids in a New Format: Discussion questions, Internet sources, true/false questions, key term exercises, student activities, etc., have been brought under one roof, i e, at the end of each chapterv 9 New Cases: The case of the risky recruit, the case of bench management, the case of TQM and innovation, compensation crises, incentive issues, the case of variable pay, the case of involuntary VRS, the case of mentoring management and the case of the hushed relationshipHR puts focus on quality, customer service, employee involvement, teamwork and productivity. ... While formulating the strategic plan HR management can play a vital role, especially in identifying and analysing external threats and opportunities. ... For example, IBMa#39;s decision to buy Lotus was probably prompted in part by IBMa#39;s conclusion that its own human resources were inadequate for the firm toanbsp;...

Title:Human Resources Management
Publisher:Excel Books India - 2007


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