Human Resource Management in public andprivate companies, orientation of HRM practices in Indian railways etc.
It alsogives a brief description about problem statement, objectives of the research,research methodology, and significance of this research and further exploresimportant findings of the study. Chapter Two: Growth, Organization andWorking Detail of Indian RailwaysChapter two of the study is centred onreviewing of available literature or previous studies related to the statedquestions. Itbegins with the overview of Indian Railway system, its growth, process, andevolution. This chapter also depicts the role of Indian Railways for thedevelopment of Indian economy, and gives a excerpts about its organizationstructure. The chapter also highlights working environment of Indian Railwaysin detail. This chapter represents a review of previous empirical disclosurestudies that have been undertaken in both developed and developing countries tomeasure the general level of employee job satisfaction, and examine itsrelationship with HRM practices specific-characteristics. Chapter Three: Research Methodology andData Analysis of HRM PracticesThischapter outlines the research design for the present study. It also includes adetailed note on the research methodology of the study.
It presents thephilosophical assumption under this research; introduce the research strategyand the empirical techniques applied. It also states scope, justification forthe techniques and limitations of this research, and place the research amongstexisting research traditions in HR information. Chapter Four: Comparative Study of Westernand Central Railways in context to HRM PracticesThischapter outlines the Human resource Management practices in Western and Central Railwaysof India.
It includes adetailed note on the importance of different HR practices and itscharacteristics for Indian Railways. The present chapter alsohighlights the comparative analysis of the HRM practices and its relation withthe employee job satisfaction in Western and Central Railways withthe help of descriptive and inferential analysis. Chapter Five: Policy Perspective drawn andformulated on the basis of research Thischapter gives a brief about the recent developments in the field of RailwayIndystry in India. It includes a detailed note on the new areas of increasingimportance in the different fields of Human Resource management Practices suchas Recruitment, Selection, Performance Appraisal, Career Development path,proper working conditions and supervision and its key challenges. The chapteralso highlights the steps taken by the Indian Railways for development of HRpractices and also provides measures to fill the gap and to ensure innovationin HR practices for growth of the industry and the practical aspects of thesedevelopments.
Chapter Six: Findings andRecommendations.The last chapter of the thesis unfoldsan essential part of the entire research. It represents summary of quantitativeanalysis for the data collected. It depicts the key findings on the basis ofthe research and analysis parts of previous chapters and also describes allimportant suggestions and recommendations regarding effective Human Resource management practices and itsassociation with the job satisfaction. It also unfolds scope for furtherresearch in this area.