Overview for Managing Human Resources: A Contemporary Text
This book provides a lucid exposition of what constitutes human resource management. It covers a range of subjects, which comprise the core of labour relations and human resource management. The author discusses how industrial relations, participatory management and worker ownership have given way to Human Resource Management â€“ unitary paradigm that favours consensus rather than bargaining to resolve conflicts. These far-reaching developments in theory and practice are viewed against the backdrop of Indiaâ€™s experience in industrial relations, collective bargaining, participatory management, trade unions and worker ownership. The principal features of this book are: Focus on contemporary literature: The author introduces new paradigms, debates and insights that affect human resource management globally; Applicability to thue Indian Context: The book draws on examples from the Indian scenario; Accessibility to students: An easy style of writing combined with practical examples makes this book immensely valuable to students Postgraduate students of business management, commerce, economics, and sociology will find this a comprehensive text. It will also prove interesting for personnel, industrial relations and human resource managers in the organized sector.
E.A. Ramaswamy (Author)
E.A. Ramaswamy is Visiting Professor, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague. He has also taught at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and at the Delhi School of Economics.