Indian Journal of Industrial Relations

Articles from Vol. 52, No. 1, July

Changing Perspectives of Employment Relations in the Globalized World: A Critical Review
The increasing liberalization of international trade has been accompanied by a significant expansion of the activities and complexity of multinational corporations (MNCs), which now combine multinational ownership with control over multinational value-adding...
Communication for Socially Responsible Initiatives
This paper discusses the communication strategies adopted by the corporate while planning and implementing their CSR initiatives in India. Based on the data collected from five companies--a private sector, a public sector, a private-private joint venture,...
Contract Labor (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970-Role of the Trade Unions & Challenges
Contract labor refers to labor assigned to perform tasks by an employer without any formal and direct employer-employee relationship. The relationship is mediated by individuals or agencies termed as contractors who employ workers and hire them out....
Disputes Resolution through Social Dialogue: Evidence from Nigerian Organizations
Social dialogue tries to create an objective process of bargaining in order to protect the interest of the organization which includes employers, employees and the environment. It would be useful to examine in depth the relevant components of the social...
Downside of Performance Appraisals & the Potential for Deviant Behaviors
While performance appraisals are considered to be rational systems necessary for human development in organizations, they can have potentially negative consequences. The judgments involved in performance appraisals could be experienced in subjective...
Human Resource Development Management & Training as Antecedents for Strategy Integration
This study develops a model by establishing the relationship of strategy integration with human resource development management, training, leadership and organization structure. The study was conducted by a structured survey questionnaire on 402 managers...
Importance-Performance Analysis of Service Quality in Higher Education: A Case Study
This study evaluates service quality perceptions of two groups of students engaged in management education. It identifies the most influential characteristics as quality of lectures, quality of seminars, knowledge and experience of academic staff and...
Independence of Remuneration Committee & Executive Remuneration in India
The present study explores the impact of independence of remuneration committee on the remuneration of executive directors in a sample of 51 listed companies in India for a period from 2003 to 2012. In companies having fully independent remuneration...
Organizational Civility: Assessing IR Competencies of HR Professionals
This article adopts an assessment center (AC) methodology to understand how the industrial relations (IR) competencies of HR professionals in their early career are evolving. We find that IR competencies are correlated with several other competencies...
Organization Design & Perceptions of Innovation: Implications for the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector
This study probes in to the relationship between organization structure and perceptions of innovation in the pharmaceutical sector of India. Structure includes formalization, centralization, concentration of authority and participation in decision...
Productivity Growth of Indian Manufacturing: Panel Estimation of Stochastic Production Frontier
Along with technological progress, changes in technical efficiency, scale effect and changes in allocative efficiency can also contribute to productivity growth. The present study used the stochastic frontier production approach to decompose sources...
The Changing Village in India-Insights from Longitudinal Research
The Changing Village in India--Insights from Longitudinal Research Himanshu, Praveen Jha and Gerry Rodgers (Eds.) New Delhi: Oxford University Press 2016 This book is a collection of 17 essays, including an Introduction that highlights upon...
Wage-Differentials in India's Construction Industry
Workers in India's construction industry are extremely diverse in nature, ranging from large number of unskilled workers to highly skilled engineers and technicians. The present study employs the panel regression technique to test the extended version...
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