Human Resource Management

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The objective of the course is to equip students with knowledge, skill and competencies to manage people along with capital, material, information and knowledge asset in the organization.

Unit I: 
Unit I

Human Resource Management (HRM): Concept, Nature, Significance, Objectives and Functions, Role of a HR Manager

Human Resource Development (HRD): Meaning, Definition, Features, Objectives and Importance

Human Resource Planning (HRP) : Meaning, Definition, Features, Objectives, Importance &  Process

Unit II: 
Unit II

Job Analysis: Meaning, Definition, Features and Purpose, Job description and Job Specification

Recruitment: Concept & Sources (Internal and External)

Selection:  Concept & Process

Placement: Concept, Features & Benefits

Induction/Orientation: Objectives and Importance

Unit III: 
Unit III

Training : Concept, Need , Importance, Types, Process, Methods

Performance Appraisal: Concept, Objective, Importance, Methods, Process

Job Evaluation: Features, Objectives and Importance

Promotion: Advantages, Basis

Transfer: Types, Benefits, Problems

Employee Separations: Features, Benefits and Types

Unit IV: 
Unit IV

Discipline: Concept , Features, Objectives, Importance, Types of Discipline Problems, Disciplinary Measures

Grievance Handling: Features, Need, Causes

Career Planning: Meaning, Features, Objectives and Importance

Succession Planning: Concept

Participative Management: Meaning. Objectives, Importance

Job Analysis, Job Description and Job Specification, Job Evaluation Performance Appraisal ,Discipline. Training and Development-Objectives and Needs. Training Process Methods of Training-Tools and Aids - Evaluation of training Programs. Career Planning-Succession Planning

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Unit V

Wage Payment: Types of Wages, Components of Employee Remuneration, Methods of Wage Payment( Time Wage, Piece wage and Incentive Wage), Compensation Package, Essential Characteristics of a Sound Wage Plan


Fringe Benefits: Need and Importance, Objectives, Types

Profit Sharing: Concept, Features, Objectives, Types of Profit Sharing Plans, Advantages and Disadvantages of Profit Sharing Plans

Bonus: Concept

Recent Trends in HRM

Essential Readings: 

1. Edwin B. Flippo, Principles of Personnel Management, McGraw Hill International Book Co., New York.

2. C. B. Gupta, Human Resource Management, Sultan Chand & Sons, New Delhi


1. C. B. Mamoria, and S.V. Gankar, A Text book of Human Resource Management, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai

2. K. Ashwathappa, Human Resources and Personnel Management, Tata McGraw-Hill Publications, New Delhi

3. P.S. Subba Rao, Essentials of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai

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