RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
A case study of the Indian educational system and the reforms being implemented - Assessing their viability for Recruitment and Selection in the 21st century.
The contemporary 21st century is an assortment of various problems, most of them not in contemplation in the 20th century. Till now it has been a decade full of politics, wars, terrorist attacks, vast technological advancement, recession and a very global, interrelated & an interdependent global economy. With A grade technology by our side, the only thing remaining and the most important thing too is, treating the human capital. Human capital needs to be transformed, trained & harnessed to keep it at par with the rapid changes.
The 21st century corporate managers need to possess in depth knowledge, be efficient leaders, wise problem solvers, good communicators, flexible in approach, visionary, enterprising, analytical, driven and curious.
The public sector needs a ginormous swing from its betel chewing clerks to uptight enthusiastic workers. Agreed that the public sector has some top notch officers at the apex but the foundation still remains wobbly. With the swift, timely, easy, around the corner services the private sector is ready to offer, the public sector needs to buck up and come in the league along with the private sector. This can only be done with an improvised workforce, dedicated to their work, assiduous and well trained. Along with this the public sector policies need to be reviewed too, but since it is not covered by the area of this research, they shall be overlooked.
Next come the 21st century educators and their disciples. The kindergartners and the high school goers will soon be assimilated in the economy and therefore need to be prepared for the new life. The educators need to be strategic and instructional leaders, social and cultural leaders, personality analyzers, behavior interpreters and the appropriate role models for the...