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|Strategic Approaches for Human Capital Management and Development in a Turbulent Economy
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, Robert D. Tennyson.
Companies and organizations are increasingly more aware of the importance of people and their knowledge for dealing with economic scenarios as well as their relationships developed both inside and outside of the company.
Strategic Approaches for Human Capital Management and Development in a...
Effective Human Resources Management in Small and Medium Enterprises: Global Perspectives
Carolina Machado, Pedro Melo.
Effective Human Resource Management (HRM) methods are essential in tackling today’s employment challenges and changes. As Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) continue to flourish, identifying HRM strategies and practices are necessary for these organizations to obtain a competitive management model.
Maximizing Employee On-Boarding: A Study in a Pharmaceutical Company
Shalini Kalia, Neha Mittal, Rohit Arora.
A pharmaceutical company faced with the challenge of high attrition of new hires, took the initiative of revamping its employee on-boarding program. The gaps in the existing processes were identified by the HR team and customized solutions were implemented ranging from operational to strategic solutions.
Approaches to Managing Organizational Diversity and Innovation
Nancy D. Erbe.
Many contemporary skills and approaches have emerged as the result of researching and working with diverse global partnerships, teams, networks, companies, and projects. Due to the increasingly innovative global community, it is necessary adapt to these developments and aspire to those most important...
Technology as a Tool for Diversity Leadership: Implementation and Future Implications
Joél Lewis, André M. Green, Daniel W. Surry.
Although diversity and leadership are not new concepts, the changing of populations, advances in technology, and development of theoretical perspectives have led to the emergence of diversity leadership as an important field of study. As technology continues to bring people together, it aids in the...
Human Resource Management in the Digital Economy: Creating Synergy between Competency Models and Information
Susana de Juana-Espinosa, Jose Antonio Fernandez-Sanchez, Encarnacion Manresa-Marhuenda, Jorge Valdes-Conca.
Businesses worldwide are faced with major challenges related to the progressive (and many times unavoidable) incorporation of information technologies into their processes. Often, organizations don’t suitably react to the new requirements of these technologies, resulting in outdated policies...
Valuing People and Technology in the Workplace: A Competitive Advantage Framework
Valuing People and Technology in the Workplace: A Competitive Advantage Framework introduces a more proactive, strategic approach to bring employees into, and develop them within, an organization. Interpreting and accepting this concept requires managers to think of employees as they would think of...
Human Resources Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Human resources management is essential for any workplace environment and is deemed most effective when a strategic focus is in place to ensure that people can facilitate that achievement of organizational goals. But, effective human resource management also contains an element of risk management for...
Handbook of Research on Workforce Diversity in a Global Society: Technologies and Concepts
Chaunda L. Scott, Marilyn Y. Byrd.
Emphasizing the importance of workforce diversity as it relates to valuing the similarities, differences, and talents of employees at all ranks has provided a wonderful topic for research. Leveraging diversity is one emerging paradigm able to demonstrate the value of workforce diversity in its many...
Human Resources in Healthcare, Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems
Stéfane M. Kabene.
While many countries enjoy the benefits of modern healthcare systems and social and economic policies that improve life expectancy, many countries still have high maternal and infant mortality rates, struggle with infectious diseases, and face critical human resource shortages in healthcare. Human...
Managing IT Human Resources: Considerations for Organizations and Personnel
Today, new skills are required to compete in a global economy where organizations have new alternatives to choose from. In the next ten years as baby boomers retire, even more opportunities will become available. Finding IT professionals with specific skills is no easy feat. Today’s job skills require...
Encyclopedia of Human Resources Information Systems: Challenges in e-HRM
Teresa Torres-Coronas, Mario Arias-Oliva.
Driven by significant internal and external forces, human resource management (HRM) has evolved from largely a maintenance function, to what many scholars and practitioners regard as a source of sustainable competitive advantage for organizations. In the information era, it is important for...
Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices
Pavel Zemliansky, Kirk St.Amant.
At one time, the office was a physical place, and employees congregated in the same location to work together on projects. The advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web, however, not only made the unthinkable possible, it forever changed the way persons view both the office and work. The Handbook...
Management Practices in High-Tech Environments
Dariusz Jemielniak, Jerzy Kociatkiewicz.
The concept of innovation management and learning organizations concepts strongly emphasize the high role of human/intellectual capital in the company and the crucial function of knowledge in modern society. However, there is often a paradox between managerial language and actual practice in many...
Contemporary Chief Information Officers: Management Experiences
M. Gordon Hunter.
Contemporary Chief Information Officers: Management Experiences explores the experiences of contemporary Chief Information Officers in the United States, Taiwan, and New Zealand, who agreed to participate and to be identified by name and company. The CIO role is now more of the management role but it...
Managing IT Professionals in the Internet Age
Pak Yoong, Sid Huff.
The nature of information technology work has changed dramatically in the past decade. The rise of the Internet has driven massive shifts in both what IT people are asked to do, and how they are required to do it. The Internet has made possible such far-reaching phenomena as electronic commerce...
e-Human Resources Management: Managing Knowledge People
Teresa Torres-Coronas, Mario Arias-Oliva.
Interactive systems are growing in the last decade because of the amount of fields in which this kind of application can be used as a test bed to experiment in medicine, training, education, and so on. book highlights the knowledge of several researchers in the field of interactive systems to offer an...
Strategies for Managing IS/IT Personnel
Magid Igbaria, Conrad Shayo.
Information technology continues to revolutionarize the way commercial enterprises, government, and individuals conduct business. Sustained success in value creation in today's networked economies depends in part on how organizations are effective in attracting, developing, and retaining talented IS...
Redesigning Human Systems
Enid Mumford .
Organizational change is becoming increasingly complex, challenging and difficult to handle as technology advances. And there is a need to discuss how it can be both more effectively managed by large and small organizations, while at the same time the strategies for changes are based on ethical notions...
The Virtual Workplace
Magid Igbaria, Margaret Tan.
The current merging of computer and communication technologies is facilitating the trend toward the virtual workplace. As the growth in the virtual workplace accelerates, organizations face new challenges to cope with their new organizational structure. The Virtual Workplace explores the forces that...
Partners Not Competitors: The Age of Teamwork and Technology
Partners Not Competitors: The Age of Teamwork and Technology offers a new perspective of global markets by providing insight into how teamwork gives you the edge over your competition in this technology based world. Self managed teams deliver results! This new concept is being used by senior mangers to...