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Bank Profits Surprising Constancy

February 11, 1967 One must, however' wonder what two-week programmes can achieve, When lectures, discussions, as well as the fashionable "project work" are compressed within a short span of two weeks, do the participants really become wiser when they return home ? An institution working in the area of manpower planning cannot overlook the need to ensure due returns from the time spent by the trainees for the programme. And, as the Cabinet Secretary rightly pointed out during his inaugural address, manpower planning must pay due attention to the task of ensuring maximum productivity or proper manpower utilisation. The evolution of proper work norms and incentives to exceed them as well as the sanctions to enforce them at all levels and in all activities must receive increasing attention in both research and training in manpower planning. At present unionisation of employees and the well-meant labour legislation both tend to frustrate the meagre attempts in this direction. And this poses the challenge for collaborative work among manpower planners, personnel officers, administrators, economists and trade union leaders.

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