Human Resources Articles

Human Resources section covers the wide spectrum of management of workforce, interpersonal relations in the corporate world by having articles on different concepts. Apart from these institutions and systems working for empowerment of the people also falls under this category.

High Potential Individuals(HIPOs) - A Valuable Asset or a Hidden Concern 09 October 2015

“The people who work with us work because they want to work not because they are made to work. Our employees are extremely talented individuals and they get to work on the problems that affect over a billion people”

This was the statement made by ex-CEO of Google, Larry Page, when asked how he manages to attract the best talent in the world, and also preserve his company’s reputation as the best company to work for. This statement made by Mr. Page briefly sums up how important an asset high potential individuals (HIPOs) can be to a company.


Re-emergence of Industrial Relations in India 09 October 2015

Personnel management came to the centre stage in the growing era of industrialisation when the focus of managing the workforce to improve productivity was realised by the employers. No longer could industrial growth be achieved by exploitation and intimidation. This saw the birth of an area called “Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PMIR)”. A number of laws came into force to protect worker rights and working conditions during this time. However, globalisation saw emergence Human Resource Management which evolved as a supplement to PMIR. It sought to move away from the administrative functions of Personnel Management to a more proactive and transformational role called Transformational HRM. What, however has been lost in this is an important subject called “Industrial Relations”. HRM has in a way cut its ties with IR and emerged as a separate subject. We look in this article at the various phases in the development of “Industrial Relations” as a subject and profession and see what is in store for India especially with the advent of the Modi government and “Make in India” initiative.


Art of Effective Communication 01 October 2015

Communication is a two way process. It consists of the exchange of thoughts and then, interpreting the meaning. Generally, perfect communication never exist but, if it had existed then, it would have occurred only when a single thought or idea was transmitted exactly the way it was and also the receiver would have perceived exactly the same mental picture as the sender had in his mind.


Leadership Capability in Managers 22 September 2015

The ability to influence a group of people or an organization to achieve a vision or set of goals is known as leadership. It is both a research area as well as a practical skill, regarding the ability of an individual or organization to guide other individuals, teams or entire organizations. Organizations need strong leadership and strong management for optimal effectiveness. We need leaders today to change the status quo, create visions of the future and inspire organizational members to want to achieve the vision.


Icons of India - Leaders in Global Business 22 September 2015

We the Indians are heartily attached with each other. We love to see our country on the top of the world. Many Indians work for the sake of the country by spending their time and money to meditate over the Indian dream, what should be the education system, Indian talents and ambition one can fulfil. The Indian-Born , Sundar Pichai the new CEO of Google after the Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has made India recognised at a wide level in front of the world. It is so exciting that among 5 top companies of the world two companies GOOGLE AND MICROSOFT are headed by the two Indians; the Chief Executive Officer of these companies are Indians.


Importance of Teamwork in Organizations 13 September 2015

Teamwork is generally understood as the willingness of a group of people to work together to achieve a common goal. Teamwork is absolutely fundamental for teams to work together. It is only when the abilities of individual team members is collaborated together, we can see the benefits of working in a team. So, teamwork can also be defined in this way: when the strengths, skills and abilities of individuals are combined together forms a team and it when directed in a particular direction to produce a meaningful result reveals the teamwork.


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