Industrial Sociology

Sociology is a social science that studies human societies, their interactions, and the processes that preserves and changes them. It also studies social status or stratification, social movements and social change, as well as societal disorder in the form of crime, deviance, and revolution. Sociology emerged as a discipline in the 19th century as an academic response to the challenges faced by modernization. Sociologists hope not only to understand what holds social groups together, but also to develop an "antidote" to the social disintegration that rapidly results from modernization.

UNIT–1: Introduction to Industrial Sociology

  • What is Industry?
  • Means of Sociology
  • Meaning of Industrial Sociology
  • Scope of Industrial Sociology
  • Study of Industrial Human Relation
  • Nature of Industrial Sociology
  • Importance of Industrial Sociology
  • Value of Industrial Sociology in India
  • Current Trends in Industrial Sociology
  • Central Problem of Industrial sociology
  • Industrial Sociology and General Sociology
  • Industrial Sociology and Economics
  • Industrial Sociology and Industrial Psychology
  • Industrial Sociology and Industrial Medicine
  • Industrial Sociology and Criminology
  • Industrial Sociology and Geography
  • Psychological Foundations of Industrial Sociology
  • Social Foundations of Industrial Sociology
  • Elements of Scientific Management
  • Taylorism
  • The Concept of Work
  • Kinds of Work
  • Muscular Work
  • Means of Mental Work
  • Study of Mental Work
  • Work Curve
  • Labour

UNIT–2: Rise and Development of Industry

  • Meaning of Industrialism
  • Early Industrialism
  • Industrialisation in Asia
  • Types of Productive System
  • The Guild System
  • The Domestic or Putting Out System
  • The Factory System
  • Causes and Consequences of Industrialisation

UNIT–3: Industrialization in India

  • Industrialization in India
  • Incentives
  • Industrial Policy and Incentives Since 1947
  • Navratna Companies in India
  • Annexure 1: Industrial Policy Resolution, 1956
  • Annexure 2: Statement of Industrial Policy, 1991
  • Industrial Finance

UNIT–4: Grievances

  • Grievances
  • Informal Procedure
  • Industrial Disputes
  • Strikes and Lock Outs
  • Legislature
  • The Trade Dispute Act
  • Negotiation or Collective Bargaining
  • Adjudication
  • Approaches to Industrial Relations
  • Industrial Peace
  • Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM)
  • Miscellaneous Functions
  • Industrial Tripartite Committee
  • Provisions in the Code of Discipline
  • Standing Order
  • Payment of Allowance

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