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Management of People: Some Basic Issues
Sheth, N R
Product Type Technical Note Publication Date 1974
Reference No P&IR0108TEC Version Date 1974
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 4p
  Abstract
  This note describes the major dimension of dealing with human resources in formal organizations in the context of the modern management philosophy and practices and the socio economic realities within which managers and administrators have to function. The note will provide a basis for discussion on the fundamental aspects of personnel management and industrial relations in India. ...    Read More...
Performance Appraisal
Monappa, Arun
Product Type Technical Note Publication Date 1974
Reference No P&IR0115TEC Version Date 1974
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 11p
  Abstract
  This paper discusses the concept of performance appraisal, and the many methods of appraisal, from the trait approach to more recent objective systems like the Koontz Model. It also indicates the problems and issues of any appraisal system. ...    Read More...
Performance Appraisal Methods
Mookherjee, S; Saiyadain, M S
Product Type Technical Note Publication Date 1974
Reference No P&IR0116TEC Version Date 1974
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 8p
  Abstract
  Although several methods of performance appraisal are discussed, the main thrust is on the issues and problems in appraisal. Such issues and problems as the errors of judgement, lack of relationship between evaluation and promotion, the dual role of supervisor as a judge and helper, and the training of supervisors are discussed. Suggestions have been made to involve subordinates in their own appraisal and to provide training to appraisers. ...    Read More...
Politics of Industrial Relations: A Viewpoint
Sheth, N R
Product Type Technical Note Publication Date 1974
Reference No P&IR0117TEC Version Date 1974
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 5p
  Abstract
  This note analyses the interpersonal and inter group power relationship obtaining within organizations such as a business enterprise and a trade union, as well as between these organizations. The note raises the question whether all politics is harmful, and suggests that it is necessary to distinguish between the functional and dysfunctional aspects of power relations for an effective handling of industrial relations problems. ...    Read More...
Problems of Discipline within Organizations
Sheth, N R
Product Type Technical Note Publication Date 1974
Reference No P&IR0118TEC Version Date 1974
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 3p
  Abstract
  This paper deals with the various aspects of maintenance of discipline within an organization. It questions some of the functional notions about indiscipline in view of the changing values and environment in the society. The main issue for discussion arising from this paper is how to identify the most effective method of handling indiscipline in specific situations. ...    Read More...
Selection Methods
Saiyadain, M S; Mookherjee, S
Product Type Technical Note Publication Date 1974
Reference No P&IR0122TEC Version Date 1974
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 11p
  Abstract
  This note discusses several selection methods used by organizations for selecting personnel. The discussion has covered such tools for selection as application blanks, interviews, physical examination, business games, and leaderless group discussion. Psychological tests have not been covered because a detailed discussion on them is available elsewhere. An effort has been made to highlight some of the legal and ethical issues attached to the selection techniques discussed here. ...    Read More...
Industrial Relations: Old and New (E)
Sheth, N R
Product Type Case Publication Date 1973
Reference No P&IR0037(E) Version Date 1973
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 5p
  Abstract
  This case follows Parts A to D of the case; describes the role of the state government's labour administration in the long drawn struggle between management and union described earlier; and provides some insights into the working of the labour administration in relation to the task of conflict resolution at the plant level. ...    Read More...
Mining Corporation of India (A)*
Sheth, N R; Shukla, H C
Product Type Case Publication Date 1972
Reference No P&IR0048 Version Date 1972
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 8p
  Abstract
  This part describes the organization structure of the corporation and the process of unionization within it. The dynamics of union-management interaction at the project level leads to the suspension of some workers; this results in a mass agitation. The agitation is withdrawn after bilateral talks. At the end of the case, participants may be asked to project the industrial relations climate in the organization in the background of past events. ...    Read More...
Mining Corporation of India (B)*
Sheth, N R; Shukla, H C
Product Type Case Publication Date 1972
Reference No P&IR0049 Version Date 1972
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 15p
  Abstract
  The management's attempt to solve the industrial relations issues bilaterally fails. Chargesheets are issued to three union officials and this intensifies the agitation by the union. The matter is then discussed by the local management and the union with the head office, where the management decides to take a firm line with the union. The local union gets advance information of the directive from the head office to local management and plans a strike. The matter then develops legal intricacies. Eventually, a union official is discharged from service. At this stage participants may guess at future events in the organization. ...    Read More...
Mining Corporation of India (C)*
Sheth, N R; Shukla, H C
Product Type Case Publication Date 1972
Reference No P&IR0050 Version Date 1972
Area Personnel And Industrial Relations (P&IR) Length 9p
  Abstract
  The discharged union official moves the court of law and obtains an injunction against the management. The deadlock continues. Again, with a strike notice issued by the union, further legal complexities arise. The union and the head office management then make an agreement; the agreement, however, is not acceptable to the discharged union official. Eventually the case is withdrawn from the court. Participants may again guess at the events to come. ...    Read More...

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