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The Future of Organizations
Workplace Issues and Practices

Edited By

Arvind K. Birdie

ISBN 9781774630624
Published March 31, 2021 by Apple Academic Press
246 Pages 3 Color & 4 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This volume provides valuable insights into how organizations are changing and evolving and how human resource personnel, employers, and employees are reacting to these emerging workplace transitions. Today’s successful organizations must be learning organizations in that they must keep abreast and change with the new workplace dynamics.

The volume explores the new and future challenges and opportunities for employees and employers, particularly in reference to service organizations in the 21st century. It explores many of the new trends in conjunction with a focus on work-life balance, globalization, redefining leadership, contingent work force, stress management, telecommuting, work force diversity, ergonomics, life satisfaction/subjective well-being, and more.

Table of Contents

Gearing up for the Future: HR Transformations in the Manufacturing Sector

Manisha Saxena, Subrata Kumar Nandi, and Lokesh Saxena

Women and Adoption of Self Service Banking : A Discriminant Analysis

Purva Kansal

Anti-Sexual Harassment Policies and HR Practices: Prevention and Preparation

Ruchi Joshi and Madhu Jain

Job Satisfaction in IT-Enabled Working Environments: Comparative Analysis Between Industries

Živa Veingerl Cic, Samo Bobek, and Vsimona Šarotar Žižek

Factors Influencing Changing of Employer by Hi-Tech Professionals in Technology Intensive Industries

Živa Veingerl Cic, Samo Bobek, and Simona Šarotar Žižek

Stress as an Inevitable Part of the Job: Present and Future: A Study of Occupational Stress Among Nurses, Office Clerks, and Teachers

Sheikh Abul Barkat and Girijesh Kumar Yadav

Knowledge Management to Learning to Innovation in Organizations: The Critical Role of Human Resources

Navdeep Kaur Kular

Creativity and Innovation: The Future of Organizations

Nandini Srivastava

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Arvind K. Birdie, PhD, is Program Director, PGDM, and Associate Professor at Vedatya Institute, Gurgaon, India. Dr. Birdie teaches various interdisciplinary subjects with equal ease and has been recognized for her teaching abilities. In addition to academic teaching and training, she has organized management development programs for corporate and academicians. She is a regular presenter at various international and national conferences, and she has published papers in refereed journals. Her areas of interest include leadership, work-life balance, virtual work, and positive psychology. Dr. Birdie has been honored with the Prof. Mrs. Manju Thakur Memorial Award 2016 for Innovative Contributions in Research/Test Construction/Book Publication for her book Organizational Behavior and Virtual Work: Concepts and Analytical Approaches. The award was presented during the 52nd National and 21st International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, held at the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, February 23rd–25th, 2017.