Abstract—The Present paper discusses the Embracing Manpower for productivity in Apparel Industry. Today, India's Apparel export is the single largest foreign exchange earner for the country. It contributes towards 6 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country and earns 18 percent of the foreign exchange, through the export of all commodities. Approximately, 21 per cent is through India’s exports of Apparel stem from Tamil Nadu. The Paper analyses what are the Manpower related export problems disturbing the export performance in Madras Export processing Zone, Special Economic Zone and Export oriented units with the help of administering Questioner. The study is diagnosing factors of labour productivity in the Apparel Manufacturing Export Units. The paper Suggest, Labour productivity can be improved by imparting knowledge and skills to the workforce by arranging training programmes with experts both from India and abroad.
Index Terms—Apparels industry in tamil nadu, labour productivity, factors affecting labour, productivity, suggestion and recozendation for increasing labour productivity.
S. Shanmugasundaram is with the Department of Business Administration Since February, 2006 at Annamalai University, AnnamalaiNagar, Tamil Nadu, India.
N. Panchanatham is with the Department of Business Administration, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu, India.
Cite: S. Shanmugasundaram and N. Panchanatham, "Embracing Manpower for Productivity in Apparel Industry," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 232-237, 2011.