Human Resource Management and Selection Process Essay
Recruitment and Selection
PARABJEET SINGH Vth Semester
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Wipro started as a vegetable oil company in 1947 from an old mill founded by Azim Premji's father. When his father died in 1966, Azim, graduate in Electrical
Engineering from Stanford University, took on the leadership of the company at the age 21. He repositioned it and transformed Wipro (Western India Vegetable
Products Ltd) into a consumer goods company that produced hydrogenated cooking oils/fat company, laundry soap, wax and tin containers and later set up
Wipro Fluid Power to manufacture hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders in 1975.
At that time, it was valued at $2 million.
In 1977, when IBM was asked to leave India, Wipro entered the information
technology sector. In 1979, Wipro began developing its own computers and in
1981, started selling the finished product. This was the first in a string of
products that would make Wipro one of India's first computer makers. The
company licensed technology from Sentinel Computers in the United States
and began building India's first mini-computers. Wipro hired managers who
were computer savvy, and strong on business