Abstract: This paper involves identifying how the people management is done in software companies in India in the recent years by analysing the key process areas of People Capability Maturity Model. From our survey along with study of the principles of Total Quality Management, an approach to people management is put forwarded to rectify people capability management. People capability management is a hugely important part of putting together and managing high performance software engineering people. People Capability Management has known to make IT people more responsive, more productive, leaner and more efficient. People capability management has brought revolution to the IT sector after its introduction by which companies are now able to maintain a healthy relationship with all its employees, thereby encouraging them to work efficiently with less stress and achieve desired goal within stipulated time.

Keywords: People, Management, Survey, P-CMM, TQM, IT sector.