Management field rules
cannot run without proper management of Human Resources (HR). HR is the most
crucial partwhether it is about project management or selection of the
right people. Robert Slater's book provides good directions in this area.
Based on the strategies employed by Jack Welch, CEO
of GE, the book explains the concepts of good HR in simple terms. Most books
based on Welch's strategies tend to focus more on his famous Six Sigma system.
This book differs from them. It takes a more comprehensive approach.
The book details the methods used by Welch using strategies
like the leadership, empowerment, organization, and customer modules. Six sigma
is also dealt with in the course of the book. The latter part of the book contains
many excerpts from Welch's unpublished internal speeches.
The book uses exercises and action plans to help implement
the strategies in your organization. This is a must read for managers.
Title: The GE way field book
Authors: Robert Slater
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill
Price: Rs 250
has come a long way from being ignored as just another futuristic concept. Today
Biometric devices using finger print and hand geometry scanners are being used
for access control in many data centers. And the day when Biometric devices
will become less costly and more widely used is not very far off.
If you need to start your learning in this direction
from scratch, this is a very good book. Technologies covered in the book are
fingerprint and hand geometry; facial and voice recognition; eye biometrics;
signature recognition, and keystroke dynamics. Esoteric biometrics has also
been covered in the book. It covers the basics of how these technologies work,
the issues involved, and standards.
Legal issues along with case studies have also been
featured in the book. Worth a read if you want to get the basics right.
Title: Biometrics: The ultimate reference
Authors: John D Woodward Jr., Nicholas M Orlans, Peter T Higgins
Publisher: Wiley-Dreamtech India
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