HS 607: Human Resources Development

Human Resource Development: Concepts, Strategies, quantitative indicators, models and techniques - Integration of human resource and general development planning - problems and issues of manpower planning - Demographic considerations - Labour Force: Levels and trends in size and growth-length of working life and implications. Humn resources development through Indian planning: Past experience and future challenges-Ethnic issues, illiteracy, social and protective discrimination. Motivation, training and development, performance appraisal, and leadership issues. Organizational change and development strategies for macro level.

Texts/References:

Fredrick Harbison and Charles A. Myers, Education, Manpower and Economic Growth: Strategies of human resource development, McGraw-Hill, 1964.

U.N., The Determinants and Consequences of Population Trends, United Nations, 1973.

Khandwalla, P.N. Social Development: Behavioural Perspective, Sage, , 1989.

Max Neef, Human Scale Development: Conception, Application, and Further Reflections, ZED Books, , 1992.