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Revolutionizing HR Systems & Practices in the Indian Tyre Manufacturing Industry: Case Study of MRF

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P. Shravan Kumar, Vaishali Shree (Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development, ISSN: 2456- 6470, Volume-8 | Issue-3, June 2024)

The Indian tyre manufacturing sector is amidst a profound metamorphosis in its HR systems and practices, with MRF spearheading innovative initiatives. This paper offers an in-depth exploration of this transformative journey, amalgamating a rich tapestry of literature review, industry analysis, company overview, analysis of HR systems and work culture to unveil the driving forces, strategic maneuvers, and consequential impacts of this HR evolution. Central to this shift are the dynamic interplays of changing workforce demographics, rapid technological advancements, and the pressing need for organizational agility in a fiercely competitive landscape. MRF, as a vanguard in this domain, has strategically employed a spectrum of initiatives ranging from technology-driven recruitment processes to the implementation of flexible work arrangements, setting a benchmark for industry peers. At the core of MRF's HR transformation lies a commitment to innovation, evidenced by its proactive adoption of cutting-edge practices to enhance employee engagement, foster a culture of continuous learning, and drive organizational performance. Through a meticulous examination of MRF's journey, this paper illuminates the pivotal role played by innovation in reshaping HR paradigms within the Indian tyre industry. The ripple effects of these strategic initiatives are felt across various facets of organizational functioning, catalyzing improvements in productivity, talent retention, and overall business resilience. Furthermore, the case study of MRF serves as a crucible for distilling key insights and lessons learned that hold broader relevance for HR practitioners, business leaders, and policymakers grappling with similar challenges in diverse industries. By dissecting the successes, failures, and learnings gleaned from MRF's HR transformation, this research offers actionable recommendations for navigating the complexities of HR management in an era characterized by rapid change and uncertainty. In conclusion, this paper contributes to a nuanced understanding of the evolving HR landscape within the Indian tyre manufacturing industry, with MRF standing as a beacon of innovation and adaptability amidst turbulent seas. By unraveling the intricate layers of HR transformation, it underscores the imperative for organizations to embrace innovation, foster agility, and cultivate a culture of continuous improvement to thrive in the dynamic business environment of the 21st century.

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Keywords: HR transformation, Indian tyre industry, MRF, innovation, organizational agility


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