An Analytical Study on Recruitment and Selection Practice Followed in Indian Private Limited Firms.

Pathak, Palak Jignesh (2020) An Analytical Study on Recruitment and Selection Practice Followed in Indian Private Limited Firms. Masters thesis, Griffith College.

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The subject matter of this thesis is an analytical study on recruitment and selection practices followed in Indian Private Limited firms. The focus of this study is to outline the significant aspect of having well-established recruitment process in Indian Private Limited Firms. The secondary data collected of this research suggests that the Indian Private Limited Firms (IPLFs) recruit and select employees through social contacts. Furthermore, studies have shown that trust, cost reduction and control are the key factors influencing the recruitment and selection method in the IPLFs. Hence, as per the secondary data the IPLFs prefer recruiting and selecting employees from social contacts. There is binary objective of this research; First, to understand the perception of the top management on the subject of recruiting through social contact. Second, to examine whether has it been beneficial for the IPLFs to recruit through social contacts. The theories used in this study are the recruitment and selection theory, Motivational theory and McGregor theory X and Y (1960s). This study is based on deductive approach of research onion, the data collection method used is qualitative design using semi structured interview as primary data gathering instrument. To collect the primary data, the researcher has focused on the pharmaceutical distribution sector of Mumbai city. The primary data of this research provides ambiguous opinion thereafter the five themes of this research emerged which answers the research objective (Five themes-awareness of recruitment and selection process by the directors, recruitment Practice followed in IPLFs, trust, age profiles and control/ delegation). Lastly, this study contributes to the growth of recruitment and selection practices in IPLFs as this research is written from the point of view of the directors of the IPLFs.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indian Private Limited Firms, Qualitative analysis, Recruitment and Selection, Pharmaceutical distribution sector, Social Contacts, Motivation Theory, Cost Reduction.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Graduate Business School > MSc in International Business Management
Depositing User: Ms Tehseen Faisal
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2021 09:52
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 09:52

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