BA5066

Management of Human Resources, Safety and Quality

HBS > Sectoral Specializations > Management of Human Resources, Safety and Quality
Course ID
BA5066
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To impart knowledge on management of human resources, labor legislation, safety and quality aspects in construction

UNIT I HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Introduction – Concept- Growth – Role and function – Manpower planning for construction companies – Line and staff function – Recruitment, selection, placement, induction and training; over staffing; Time office and establishment functions; wage and salary administration – Discipline – Separation process.

UNIT II LABOR LEGISLATION
Labor laws- Labor law relating to construction industry- Interstate migration- Industrial relations- Collective bargaining- Worker’s participation in management – Grievance handling – Discipline – Role of law enforcing agencies and judiciary -Women in construction industry.

UNIT III SAFETY MANAGEMENT
Importance of safety- Causes of accidents -Responsibility for safety – Role of various parties in safety management -Safety benefits- Approaches to improve safety in construction for different works – Measuring safety.

UNIT IV SAFETY IMPLEMENTATION
Application of ergonomics to the construction industry – Prevention of fires at construction site- Safety audit.

UNIT V QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION
Importance of quality – Elements of quality – Quality characteristics- Quality by design – Quality conformance -Contractor quality control – Identification and traceability – Continuous chain management – Brief concept and application – Importance of specifications- Incentives and penalties in specifications – Workmanship as a mark of quality – Final inspection – Quality assurance techniques – Inspection, testing, sampling – Documentation – Organization for quality control, Cost of quality – Introduction to TQM, Six sigma concept- ISO 14000 in quality management.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
On successful completion of the course, students will be able to
• Identify the need and importance of human resource management, labour laws relating to construction industry
• Identify the need and measures to improve safety in construction industry and safety audit
• Identify the need for applying ergonomics to construction industry
• Enumerate the need, importance, elements of quality and significance of quality assurance in industry

REFERENCES:

  1. Arya Ashok, “Human Resources Management – Human Dimensions in Management”March 24-26, 2011, Organizational Development Programme Division – New Delhi
  2. Arya Ashok, “Essence of Labour Laws”- www.odiindia.in/about-the-books.pdf
  3. Arya Ashok “Discipline & Disciplinary procedure” Organisation Development Institute, 1998
  4. Arya Ashok, “Management case studies – An analytical and Developmental Tool”Organisation Development Institute, New Delhi, 1999
  5. Corlecton Coulter, Jill Justice Coulter, The Complete Standard Hand Book ofConstruction Management”, Prentice Hall, (1989)
  6. Dwivedi R.S., “Human Relations and Organisational Behaviour”, (BH – 1987)
  7. Grant E.L., and Leavens worth, “Statistical Quality Control”, Mc Graw Hill, 1984.
  8. James J Obrien, “Construction Inspection Hand Book – Quality Assurance and QualityControl”, Van NOstrand, New York, 1989
  9. Josy J. Farrilaro, “Hand Book of Human Resources Administration” Mc.Graw Hill(International Edition) 1987.
  10. Juran Frank, J.M. and Gryna F.M. “Quality Planning and Analysis”, Tata Mc Graw Hill, 1982.
  11. Malik, P.L., “Handbook of Labour & Industrial Law”, Eastern book company, Lalbagh, Lucknow, 2010
  12. Manoria C.B., “Personnel Management”, Himalaya Publishing House, 1992.