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Human Resources Development
Experiences, Interventions, Strategies

  • T. V. Rao - Chairman, TVRLS, Ahmedabad, India

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Human Resource Management

December 1995 | 392 pages | SAGE India
It is a widely accepted fact that human resources play a crucial role in the development of nations. Those countries which have developed their people by investing in sectors such as education,health, and science and technology, have achieved considerable success.Whenever they face a resource crunch,most developing nations tend to make human resource development(HRD) choices haphazardly rather than in continuous and planned manner, especially in terms of identifying human resources sectors and target groups, and in choosing appropriate processes.
Foreword Mohan Kaul
Preface  
 
I. THE CHALLENGE OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Human Resource Development: Concepts and Background  
Human Resources and Economic Development  
Strategic Interventions: An Overview  
 
II. STRATEGIC INTERVENTION IN HRD SECTORS AND TARGET GROUPS
Health  
Basic Education  
Adult Education  
Technical and Vocational Education  
Higher Education  
Science and Technology  
Environment  
Empowerment of Women  
Entrepreneurial Skills for the Poor and Unemployed  
 
III. STRATEGIC INTERVENTIONS FOR HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Using Non-governmental Organisations  
Decentralising and Enhancing Participation  
Mobilising Resources  
Enhancing Coordination  
Professionalising Government  
The Role of Government: Priorities and Policies  
References and Bibliography  
Index  

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T. V. Rao

T. V. Rao is currently the Chairman of T. V. Rao Learning Systems Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad. He was a Professor at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) between 1973 and 1994 and, subsequently, Adjunct/Visiting Professor until 2014. He is the Founder President of the National HRD Network (NHRDN), and the First Honorary Director of the Academy of HRD, India. He was also the President of the Indian Society for Applied Behavioral Science (ISABS). Dr Rao has worked as an HRD Advisor to the Reserve Bank of India, has assisted the Administrative Reforms Commission in reviewing the personnel management... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780803992740
₹895.00