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Are we overdoing HR intervention at the cost of technology?

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Stitch World February, 2016

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Prabir Jana, Professor, NIFT Delhi, introspects…

During early 2002, after my exposure to Sri Lankan giants – Mas Holdings and Brandix Group – I commented:  “Excellence in garment manufacturing can be achieved by sheer excellence in HR practises.” Later in 2015, after attending the OGTC conference, I am now asking myself… In most of the meetings and discussion forums we keep hearing that ‘it is the man behind the dumb machine that works for you’, and it is true for apparel manufacturing. The industry being labour-intensive, workers always come first; but the question is how much importance is right balance? Not long ago our garment…

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