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Resource Management for Better Homes

Krishna Oberoi (Author) Muninder Sidhu (Author)
Synopsis Today, convenience and efficiency are essential to life-styles and to lead a happy life. Other than this home, good health of the family members and congenial family environment further help in the happy and satisfactory life of the human beings.  All the modern management techniques are instrumental for achieving the efficient economic management.  One can see the diversity of human resources in the near environment that are relevant to the smooth going of family's management.  One must understand the community at large.  It requires the knowledge of how to choose the essential resources for fulfilling basic sophisticated and delicate needs of each family member.  Knowledge of financial management is further important for happy and healthy life.  Shelter is another basic necessity for any human being.  With civilization and advancement in technology man has realized that home is not a mere shelter but is a place in which members socialize, relax and enjoy themselves.  They also share their feelings and emotions with other family members and members of the society.  A simple house can be made to look attractive by decorating its interiors tastefully. Almost every woman has some natural ability to recognize beauty and art in houses and their furnishings.  Interior decoration is an art of adjusting the space and furnishings within it, in such a manner that help to create a pleasant congenial environment for family living.  This book on family resources management covers number of topics related to resource management such as concepts of family resource management, housing and its interiors, time and energy management, knowledge of domestic applicances, money and its management etc.  The topics chosen thus touch almost all different aspects of the field of resource management, learning experience given at the end of the each chapter will be helpful to the students and teachers of Family Resources Management.
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About the authors

Krishna Oberoi

Krishna Oberoi at present working as Senior Scientists, Family Resource Management in the College of Home Science, PAU Ludhiana and have total 34 yeas of work experience out of which 14 years is the administration experience, guided 27 MSc and 6 PhD students and is involved in the evaluation of major research project and research papers of other universities as well as other organizations, published more then 100 research papers in the National and International journals, and introduced ergonomic discipline in PAU in teaching and research and helped other Universities to develop this discipline, working as Technical Coordinator for A ICRP-Home Science since last many years and to the target group by organizing extensive training programmes, awarded certificate of appreciation by ICAR for the excellent contributions made for improving that quality of research in Family Resources Management and is the recipient of Choudhary Devilal Best AICRP-ICAR team award for Home Science.

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Muninder Sidhu

Muninder Sidhu at present working as Associate Professor in the department of Family Resource Management, College of Home Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab.  She has worked as Assistant professor in the College of Home Science, Maharana pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur for 2 years till 1987.  Then she joined Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana as Assistant Scientist in September 1987 in All India Coordinated Research Project sponsored by ICAR.  At present she is working on the teaching post since 2000.  She was fully-involved in the curriculum development of the Under-graduate and post-graduate courses of Family Resource Management.  She has guided 2 M.Sc. students.  She has also submitted 4 research project to different agencies to strengthen the discipline.  She has visited Sweden to present her Ph.D. research in International Conference.  She has number of research papers published in international and national journal to her credit.  She has contributed many popular articles in different magazines and news papers to empower and awareness and knowledge of housewives.  She is life member of different international and national societies. 

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Bibliographic information

Title Resource Management for Better Homes
Format Hardcover
Date published: 12.02.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Chetna Prakashan
Language: English
isbn 8178833018
length 176p.