HRM in books have lost its relevance and no more used in organisations
This paper studies the relevance of the HRM theories and principles that we read in books. Now the question arises: Where are these theories and principles applicable in the practical world? Are they really helping us today? To answer these questions the paper is divided into three parts. The first part describes the history of HRM, the second part focuses on the relevance of the HRM theories and principles, the last part unveils if the HRM theories we are reading are becoming obsolete then what is next?