About the Book
Many businesses understand the need for good HR management. After all, hiring, keeping and managing employees are mission critical activity that affects a business’s ability to succeed. However, a gap often exists between understanding the importance of HR management and the ability to effectively manage different HR issues. This edition is an excellent resource for business owners and managers who are facing this gap. Trends in HRD, challenges in HRD, intellectual property rights, contracts, company policies, issues related to pay and work hours, benefits, employee absenteeism, performance evaluation and dealing with employee problems are critically examined. It is an excellent resource that is designed to help employers hire and manage their employees. One of the most useful aspects of this edition is that each section is based on permissible HR issues. From the hiring process onward, each section includes information on guidelines, helping employers manage their employees legally.
About the Authors
P. Surjith Kumar, B.E, MBA, M.Phil, (PhD) is a Research Scholar in Human Resource at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India and working as Senior IT Consultant in Singapore. His research papers have been published in reputed research journals and he has authored the books “HRD Practices in IT Industry” and “Organizational Culture in Software Industry”. He has also attended various national and international level seminars and conferences on HRD.
Dr. N. Panchanatham, M.B.A., Ph.D., MICI (USA), SME R&D (ISRAEL), M.Com., M.Sc.(Zoo), M.Ed., M.A. (Psy.), M.Sc. (Yoga) is the Chair, Professor and Head, Department of Business Administration, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India. He has experience of 31 years, which includes 21 years of academic, research, and extension activities in the University for M.B.A, M.Phil. and Ph.D. and 10 years of industrial experience. As a corporate trainer, he received 36 awards and recognitions and has over 300 publications in journals, proceedings and authored books.