Introduction: Introduction to Human Resource Management and its definition, functions of
Human Resource Management & its relation to other managerial functions. Nature, Scope
and Importance of Human Resource Management in Industry, Role & position of Personnel
function in the organization.
Procurement and Placement: Need for Human Resource Planning; Process of Human
Resource Planning; Methods of Recruitment; Psychological tests and interviewing; Meaning
and Importance of Placement and Induction, Employment Exchanges (Compulsory
Notification of vacancies) Act 1959, The Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act 1970.
Training & Development: Difference between training and Development; Principles of
Training; Employee Development; Promotion-Merit v/s seniority Performance Appraisal,
Career Development & Planning.
Job analysis & Design: Job Analysis: Job Description & Job Description, Job Specification.
Job Satisfaction: Job satisfaction and its importance; Motivation, Factors affecting
motivation, introduction to Motivation Theory; Workers ' Participation, Quality of work life.
The Compensation Function: Basic concepts in wage administration, company’s wage
policy, Job Evaluation, Issues in wage administration, Bonus & Incentives, Payment of Wages
Act-1936, Minimum Wages Act-1961
Integration: Human Relations and Industrial Relations; Difference between Human
Relations and Industrial Relations, Factors required for good Human Relation Policy in
Industry; Employee Employer relationship Causes and Effects of Industrial disputes;
Employees Grievances & their Redressal, Administration of Discipline, Communication in
organization, Absenteeism, Labour Turnover, Changing face of the Indian work force and
their environment, Importance of collective Bargaining; Role of trader unions in maintaining
cordial Industrial Relations.
Maintenance: Fringe & retirement terminal benefits, administration of welfare amenities,
Meaning and Importance of Employee Safety, Accidents-Causes & their Prevention, Safety
Previsions under the Factories Act 1948; Welfare of Employees and its Importance, Social
security, Family Pension Scheme, ESI act 1948, Workmen’s Gratuity Act 1972, Future
challenges for Human Resource Management.