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This book is an attempt to provide an insight into the various elements which constitute Human Resource Management.
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About the book
An organization can achieve its objectives only through the utilization of human effort. Its ‘human resource’ is, therefore, very important. An organization’s ‘human resource’ comprises the combined contributions in the form of efforts, skills or capabilities of the people it employs. In order to manage the wide variety of people working in an organization in the complex business world of today, it has become necessary to apply scientific and practical systems of managing people. This book is an attempt to provide an insight into the various elements which constitute Human Resource Management.
- Human Resource Management
- Meaning of Human Resources
- Human resource functions
- Organization culture
- Human resource activities in management
- HR specialists
- Strategic aspects of HRM
- The HR manager
- Industrial relations
- The role of HR department
- Effects of a good HR policy
- Responsibilities of HR department
- Manpower planning, recruitment and selection
- Expansion of organization
- HR or manpower planning
- Self-regulatory manpower control
- Problems caused by expansion of organization
- Scientific management
- Organization and Method Studies (O & M Studies)
- Policy of recruitment
- Recruitment process
- Induction, Training and Employee Development
- Training and development
- Need and benefits of training
- Types of training programmes
- Training and development methods
- Characteristics of a good training programme
- Evaluation of training
- Health, Safety, Security and Welfare
- HR department’s responsibilities
- Fire prevention and fire fighting
- Medical facilities
- Safety and security officers
- Prevention of theft and pilfering
- Employee welfare
- Motivation, Employee Counseling, Resignations and Retirement
- Style of management
- Changes in management attitudes
- Contributors and theorists
- Motivation strategies
- Managerial styles in HR management
- Disciplinary action
- Employee counseling
- Equal Opportunity Policy
- Performance Appraisal
- Purpose of Performance Appraisal
- Importance of Performance Appraisal
- Steps in Appraisal
- Methods, techniques and tools
- Remuneration policy
- Systems of remuneration
- Standard employee benefits
- Personnel Records and Statistics
- Need for Personnel Records
- Information in Personnel Records
- Formats of Personnel Records
- Learning Organizations
- Industrial Relations
- Trade Unions
- Collective bargaining
- Industrial action
- Joint consultation
- Staff Associations
- The Role of HR Manager
- About the Author
About the Author
Man Mohan Joshi, M.A., M.Ed., Cert.EA, Dip.HRD, Dip. Mgmt.(UK), has over 40 years’ teaching, training and administrative experience. He has worked as Principal of large and reputed schools in India, Kuwait and Sultanate of Oman.
For his work on Innovative Practices in Value Education he was awarded by the National Council of Educational Research and Training, India.
He is also the recipient of the Best Teacher Award from the Govt. of Tamilnadu as well as the Central Board of Secondary Education, India.
He has presented papers at various national and international conferences under the auspices of UNESCO. He has also conducted various workshops for teachers, students, parents and administrators. The topics covered a wide area viz., Leadership and Team Building, Value Education, Administration Skills, Choosing a Career, Effective Decision Making in School Administration, Effective Communication Skills, Interpersonal Relationships, Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation, Skills in Dealing with Managers, Secretarial Skills. He has also authored several books on different subjects.
Currently he is working as Consultant in Arabian Institute for Financial and Administrative Studies, Sultanate of Oman, and also conducts workshops for teachers, educational administrators, managers, supervisors and marketing personnel.
He can be contacted through e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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An excellent book. Found it very useful for my academic work. Please add publisher and country for ease of reference by academia.
It was excellent. Easy to understand and the fact it was free made it perfect.
This is a very detailed book, and gives an insight into all the aspects of Human Resource Management.