Managing growth: Human resource management challenges facing the Indian software industry
Indian software industry has had a phenomenal growth in the last two decades and is expected to sustain this momentum in the foreseeable future. Based on content analysis of 25 cases, the paper identifies several human resource management challenges: managing human resources in globally distributed team, shortage of software professionals having sufficient knowledge and competencies, low-skilled nature of the work, lack of well-developed HR systems and processes, high employee turnover, lack of work-life balance, and the problems associated with the use of contract employees. The paper develops a model for managing growth linking the various variables emerging from the study.
Volume (Year): 47 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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