The Practice of Basic HR Functions in Garments Industry in Bangladesh: Focus Group Finding

  •  Md. Rahat Khan    
  •  Murshedul Arafin    
  •  S. M. Khaled Hossain    


A Focus Group Discussion has been made to see the practice of basic HR functions ingarment industry in Bangladesh. 13 garments employees along with the researchers in total 16 members were consisted for the FGD and the finding shows the prime reasons for the deviation of HR practice in different areas are attract foreign buyers, enhancing the brand value of the organization, employee-management relationship, cost minimization pressure, keep environment green, auditing policy compliance. Few factors have also been sort out under the four basic HR functions; those are employment planning, job advertisement, and recruitment & selection practice, orientation, training & development facilities, career development, job security, better salaries, appraisal systems, different leave policies, work environment, health & safety issues, transport facilities, working hour. A quantitative analysis has also been conducted by using those identifing factors from 150 employees’ responses. The study conducted the reliability test to find out the consistency of the data. Then the study shows the descriptive analysis of mean response & Std. deviation of responses. Finally the study goes for correlation analysis for those four HR functions and the result shows the relationships among the all the functions are strongly positively correlated to each others.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1925-4725
  • ISSN(Online): 1925-4733
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: semiannual

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