Challenges and limitations in implementing HR Practices in Higher Education: An Indian Context
Academic Leadership - Online Journal,
Vol. 21 No. 4 (2020): Vol-21-Issue-4-April-2020
Human resource management has witnessed an enormous change in the past few years. It has been a façade that HRM is used for managing functionalities and day to day operations. It is not an overstatement to say that HRM has developed as a strategic partner, a game changer and a powerful tool to retain its esteemed employees. Off late, education sector has emerged as an enterprise having developed a business orientation, challenged by tough competition from parallel groups. However it is a fact that Education Industry in India still needs a standard set of HR practices that can be relentlessly applied for the growth of organization. For good number of years now, we have been preaching that ideal HR Practices include Employee Remuneration, Employee Welfare, Training and Development, Recruitment, Retaining, Compensation etc. But it is a dire need that a proper performance system needs to be determined which will play an important role in sustaining organizational performance. HR practices needs to be policies which take care of functions in an Educational organization and also emerge as tools to create a competitive edge for competitive groups. Hence, a need to acquire the right people and keep them motivated constantly in this sector to make it more challenging and qualitative.