1-“The point is that these differences demand attention so
that each person can maximize his or her potential, so that organizations can
maximize their effectiveness and so that the society as a whole can make the wisest
use of its human resources” (Cascio).
7-S framework created by McKinsey & Company distinguishes seven components in a
company’s architecture: strategy, structure, systems, staff, style, skills and shared
PF Drucker had remarked that “man, of all the resources available to man,
can grow and develop
purpose of human resource
management is to improve the contribution made by people to organizations, (Davis)
through effective and efficient use of resources
HRM is, to some extent, concerned with any
organizational decision which has an impact on the, workforce or the potential
It is basically a method of developing potentialities of
employees so that they get maximum satisfaction out of their work and give their
best efforts to the organization” (Pigors and Myers).
Terry, HRM is not a one short deal
“An identifiable ability that is perceived to
add immediate or future value to any prescribed activity, discipline or
Rudrabasavaraj, personnel administration in
India, as it is interpreted, discussed and practiced is largely static, legalistic and
Factories Act, 1948;
Trade Unions Act, 1926; The Payment of Wages Act, 1936; The Minimum Wages
Act, 1948; The Employment State Insurance Act, 1948; Workmen’s Compensation
Act, 1923; The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965; The Industrial Employment (Standing
Orders) Act, 1946; The Employment Exchange (Compulsory Notification of
Vacancies) Act, 1959; Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972; the Maternity Benefit Act,
1961; The Apprentice Act,1961; etc.
The job reservation for SCs and STs...