Human Skills Creating the Future

ISBN Number : 81-7493-790-0

Library Price : Rs.295

Library Dollar Price : 12$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2000

No. Of Pages : 166

About The Book

Rarely has the people management skills received more attention than it does currently. The world of work of work has changed radically during the past decade, and it continues to change more rapidly than any time since the liberalization of economy. Personnel working in today`s organizations are facing an entirely different culture than the one their parents or even their older brothers or sisters faced. More emphasis is now placed on achieving specific results by effectively using the organization`s available resources for competitive edge.

To enable the organizations to retool the purposes by which they operate, human skills need to be developed on a continuous basis with more focus on new management techniques and thinking. The book provides access to a broad spectrum of practical knowledge and human skills needed to keep pace with the changes in the organizational environment. The diversity of insights, concepts and experiences presented in this book offers guidelines to develop competencies for continuous improvement in the workplace systems and processes. The book will be specifically useful to the students of management disciplines, both at under–graduate and post–graduate levels.


Book Content of Human Skills Creating the Future
1. HRD Skills for the New Millennium - A Board View - C. Mallikharjuna Rao and K. Anjaneyulu
2. Dynamics of Human Behaviour - Santosh Dhar and Upinder Dhar
3. Managing Self - Santosh Dhar and Upinder Dhar
4. Organisation-Structures and Climate - Thomas Fernandez
5. Motivation - Biswajeet Pattanayak
6. Leadership and Managerial Grid - S. Ravishankar
7. Group Dynamics - Sulabha Sawant
8. Team Building - Girija D. Deshpande
9. Managing Conflicts - H. L. Kalia

About The Author

Prof. Dr. S. Ravishankar is a well-known senior HR and Organizational Behaviour specialist. He has worked at senior/top management levels, both in academic institutions and industry.

He was senior faculty with College of Applied Science (MOHE), ICT, Oman; Professor at Abu Dhabi University; Al-Kharj University, Saudi Arabia; and Professor & Head of School of Business and Logistics, University of Bolton, UAE Campus. Earlier, he was Director and Professor at B-Schools and Professor at NITIE (Govt. of India), Mumbai. He has also rich experience as Dy. General Manager (HRD) at AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd., and ISPAT Industries Ltd., Maharashtra.

He has large number of books and papers published to his credit. He has conducted large number of corporate training programs and is a member of many professional bodies like ISTD, ISTE, IIPA, BPC, etc. He was also honored with various academic awards including the ISTD Fellow for outstanding contributions in the field of HRD.

Dr. Upinder Dhar, Director of the Institute of Management, Nirma University of Science & Technology, Ahmedabad, has been in the profession for the last three decades. Known for his institution building ability, he has conducted a large number of management and faculty development programs for the executives of major business houses and faculty members of technical and non-technical institutions respectively in the country and abroad. Besides undertaking consultancy assignments, he has authored/co-authored more than 400 publications. Being an eminent scholar in human behaviour, eighteen scholars have been awarded Ph.D. degree under his supervision by various Universities so far. In recognition of his contributions, Dr. Dharwas awarded National Fellowship by the Indian Society for Training and Development in 2002-03. He has been on the Panel of Reviewers of number of journals, such as International Journal of Training and Development, AIMS International Journal of Management, and South Asian Journal of Management. He has been on the Panel of Subject Experts maintained by the National Board of Accreditation, AICTE; Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi; and South Asian Quality System. Currently, he is Chairman - Programmes Committee and Member-National Council, ISTD; Member-CAAT; and President - Anthropological and Behavioural Science Section of the Indian Science Congress Association.

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