Title : Human Resource Management Practices in Accord Alliance Compliant and Non-compliant Factories in Bangladesh

Authors : Muhammad Maruf Ibne Wali, Md Faisal Ibne Wali, Nabila Kamal Promy, Najiba Akhter

Abstract : This study aimed to explore human resource management (HRM) practices in readymade garment industry in Bangladesh. The incident of Rana Plaza has brought into attention the necessity of compliance with Accord and Alliance guidelines. In addition to building and fire safety, the researchers wanted to explore HRM bundles in Accord and Alliance Compliant and Non-compliant factories. To gain a better understanding, a sample was selected from local and foreign-owned companies. This study selected 11 companies of which 6 were local firms (3 complaints and 3 non-complaint) and 5 were foreign-owned firms (3 complaint and 2 non-compliant). HRM bundle of recruitment and selection practices, training and development practices, compensation and benefits policies, performance appraisal policies and other key HR practices were analyzed. Research findings indicated significant differences among compliant and non-compliant factories with regard to their local or foreign ownership styles.

Journal : Australian Academy of Business and Economics Review Volume : 4 Year : 2018 Issue : 2
Pages : 86-102 City : Edition : Editors :
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