Bata India's HR Problems

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HR Problems
Case Length : 06 Pages
Period : 1990 - 2001
Organization : Bata India Ltd.
Pub Date : 2001
Teaching Note : Available
Countries : India
Industry : Shoes and Apparel


The case study focuses on the HR problems faced by Bata India. Labor strife and the management's inability to deal with it effectively has resulted in huge losses for the company.

After a brief turnaround of four years (1996-1999), Bata was once again moving towards declining path. The case highlights various HR issues which Bata has to immediately deal with in order to have productive workforce.


HR issues involved in the management of a company


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Introduction 1
Background Note 1
Assault Case 3
Industrial Relations 4


HR problems, Management's inability to deal with the problems, Issues involved to increase productivity

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