Advances in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (AHRMOD): 56 Volumes

Advances in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (AHRMOD): 56 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain)
ISSN: 2327-3372|EISSN: 2327-3380
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A solid foundation is essential to the development and success of any organization and can be accomplished through the effective and careful management of an organization’s human capital. Research in human resources management and organizational development is necessary in providing business leaders with the tools and methodologies which will assist in the development and maintenance of their organizational structure.

The Advances in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (AHRMOD) Book Series aims to publish the latest research on all aspects of human resources as well as the latest methodologies, tools, and theories regarding organizational development and sustainability. The AHRMOD Book Series intends to provide business professionals, managers, researchers, and students with the necessary resources to effectively develop and implement organizational strategies.

Topics Covered

  • Change Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Collaborative Method
  • Compliance
  • Corporate governance
  • Disputes Resolution
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • E-Human Resources Management
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Communications
  • Employee Evaluation
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment and Labor Laws
  • Entrepreneurialism
  • Executive Compensation
  • Executive Education
  • Human Relations Movement
  • Human Resources Development
  • Job Enrichment
  • Organizational behavior
  • Organizational Development
  • Organizational Learning
  • Outsourcing HR
  • Performance Improvement
  • Personnel Policies
  • Personnel Retention
  • Process Improvement
  • Recruitment Process
  • Skills Management
  • Strategic HRM
  • Succession Planning
  • Talent Identification and Management
  • Training and Development
  • Upward Feedback
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Worker Behavior and Engagement
  • Workplace Culture
  • Workplace Discrimination

Titles in Series

Contemporary Human Resources Management in the Tourism Industry
Demet Tüzünkan (Okan University, Turkey), Volkan Altıntaş (Izmir Katip Celebi University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2019. 262 pages.
The tourism industry is the largest service industry and the largest employment generator in the world. This was made possible by increasing globalization and dispos...
Managing Diversity, Innovation, and Infrastructure in Digital Business
Nilanjan Ray (Adamas University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 280 pages.
In the digital age, consumers have morphed from passive receivers of marketing messages to active suppliers of information about product through various digital medi...
Managerial Competencies for Multinational Businesses
Macarena López-Fernández (University of Cádiz, Spain), Pedro M. Romero-Fernández (University of Cádiz, Spain)
Copyright © 2019. 365 pages.
There is a growing interaction between companies and countries, illustrated by a constant flow of trade, capital, and work. With the rapid emergence of other countri...
Organizational Culture and Behavioral Shifts in the Green Economy
Violeta Sima (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)
Copyright © 2018. 334 pages.
Business development in the contemporary world takes place in an economically, politically, and socially complex environment. Today, it is necessary to recognize the...
Disruptive Technologies for Business Development and Strategic Advantage
Anatoly V. Zhuplev (Loyola Marymount University, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 364 pages.
The proliferation of entrepreneurship, technological and business innovations, emerging social trends and lifestyles, employment patterns, and other developments in...
Attracting and Retaining Millennial Workers in the Modern Business Era
Meng-Shan Tsai (Clouder Technology Inc., Taiwan)
Copyright © 2018. 249 pages.
The millennial generation is rapidly progressing in the workforce. As it does, it brings with it new ways of working and managing efficiency in the workplace. The ch...
Advances in Data Communications and Networking for Digital Business Transformation
Debashis Saha (Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India)
Copyright © 2018. 358 pages.
Sustaining a competitive edge in today’s business world requires innovative approaches to product, service, and management systems design and performance. Advances i...
Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management for Contemporary Business Environments
Armando Malheiro (University of Porto, Portugal), Fernanda Ribeiro (University of Porto, Portugal), George Leal Jamil (Fumec University, Brazil), Jose Pocas Rascao (Polytechnic of Setubal, Portugal), Oscar Mealha (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2018. 438 pages.
Information is considered essential in every business model, which is why staying abreast of the latest resources can help combat many challenges and aid businesses...
Online Collaboration and Communication in Contemporary Organizations
Ditte Kolbaek (Aalborg University, Denmark)
Copyright © 2018. 348 pages.
The digital age has introduced a deeper sense of connectivity in business environments. By relying more heavily on current technologies, organizations now experience...
Analyzing Workplace Arrogance and Organizational Effectiveness: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Khaled Tamzini (University of Sousse, Tunisia), Tahar Lazhar Ayed (Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2018. 194 pages.
Arrogance plays a problematic role in organizations, and it is a unique and difficult challenge to address. Taking proper steps towards recognizing and measuring the...
Statistical Tools and Analysis in Human Resources Management
Dipak Kumar Bhattacharyya (Xavier University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 295 pages.
Recently, the use of statistical tools, methodologies, and models in human resource management (HRM) has increased because of human resources (HR) analytics and pred...
Management Strategies and Technology Fluidity in the Asian Business Sector
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (University of Oviedo, Spain)
Copyright © 2018. 338 pages.
The ultimate success or failure of a business, in modern society, depends on a variety of factors across all levels of the organization. By utilizing dynamic technol...
Arab Women and Their Evolving Roles in the Global Business Landscape
Ebtihaj Al-A'ali (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Minwir M. Al-Shammari (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Hatem Masri (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2018. 321 pages.
Occupational segregation is a pressing issue in business and can be detrimental to women in the workforce. With the this segregation growing, there is now an urgent...
Creativity in Workforce Development and Innovation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sally Blake (Flagler College, USA), Candice M. Burkett (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 152 pages.
Though creativity is considered an asset in the modern business world, it is currently not being promoted in educational programs. Developing, supporting, and sustai...
Evaluating Media Richness in Organizational Learning
Albert Gyamfi (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark), Idongesit Williams (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark)
Copyright © 2018. 328 pages.
The application of emerging multimedia innovations can significantly benefit organizations across different sectors. These tools aid in increasing competitive advant...
Teaching Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at the College Level
John Mendy (University of Lincoln, UK)
Copyright © 2018. 305 pages.
New aspects of human resource management and organizational behavior have emerged in recent years. As such, it has become imperative to facilitate proper educational...
Handbook of Research on Human Factors in Contemporary Workforce Development
Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke LLC, USA), Harish C. Chandan (Argosy University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 563 pages.
The development of any organization is deeply connected with the influences of its employees. By implementing new competencies in the workforce, both the employees a...
Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce
Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke LLC, USA), Harish C. Chandan (Argosy University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 506 pages.
Optimal development of contemporary businesses is dependent on a number of factors. By creating novel frameworks for organizational behavior, effective competitive a...
Driving Multinational Enterprises Through Effective Global Talent Management
Khaled Tamzini (University of Sousse, Tunisia), Tahar Lazhar Ayed (Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia), Aisha Wood Boulanouar (Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman), Zakaria Boulanouar (Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2017. 191 pages.
Managing organizational talent, of both current employees and possible recruits alike, is a key factor of running a successful business. A company is only as good as...
Exploring the Influence of Personal Values and Cultures in the Workplace
Zlatko Nedelko (University of Maribor, Slovenia), Maciej Brzozowski (Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland)
Copyright © 2017. 458 pages.
The shifting influence of growing organizational cultures and individual standards has caused significant changes to modern organizations. By creating a better under...
Effective Talent Management Strategies for Organizational Success
Mambo Mupepi (Grand Valley State University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 365 pages.
The ultimate success or failure of a business in modern society depends on a variety of factors across all levels of the organization. By utilizing dynamic human res...
Anywhere Working and the New Era of Telecommuting
Yvette Blount (Macquarie University, Australia), Marianne Gloet (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Copyright © 2017. 295 pages.
Working in non-conventional settings is on the rise in today’s business world. It is important to understand every angle of such employment in order to choose the ar...
Impact of Organizational Trauma on Workplace Behavior and Performance
Stanislav Háša (University of Economics, Czech Republic), Richard Brunet-Thornton (University of Economics, Czech Republic)
Copyright © 2017. 413 pages.
There are many different types and causes of trauma in the workplace which can impact employee behavior and performance. Thus, it is imperative for managers to disco...
Strategic Human Capital Development and Management in Emerging Economies
Anshuman Bhattacharya (Sunbeam College for Women, India)
Copyright © 2017. 321 pages.
The analysis and implementation of effective human resources strategies creates opportunities for organizational success. By utilizing such intangible assets, busine...
Evolution of the Post-Bureaucratic Organization
Pierfranco Malizia (Libera Universita Maria SS Assunta, Italy), Chiara Cannavale (Parthenope University of Naples, Italy), Fabrizio Maimone (Libera Universita Maria SS Assunta, Italy)
Copyright © 2017. 509 pages.
Continuous improvements in business operations have allowed companies more opportunities to grow and expand. This not only leads to higher success in increasing day-...
Training Initiatives and Strategies for the Modern Workforce
Scott Frasard (Frasard Consulting, USA), Frederick Carl Prasuhn (Tech-Wise Educational Services, LLC., USA)
Copyright © 2017. 289 pages.
Organizations in modern business settings invest significant time and resources into training employees. By implementing new techniques and methods, business trainin...
Handbook of Research on Human Resources Strategies for the New Millennial Workforce
Patricia Ordoñez de Pablos (University of Oviedo, Spain), Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 523 pages.
Each new generation of upcoming professionals requires different strategies for effective management within the workforce. In order to promote a cohesive and product...
Management Education for Global Leadership
Neeta Baporikar (HP-GSB, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia)
Copyright © 2017. 321 pages.
An individual’s success as a manager is largely dependent on the effectiveness of the training and education they received. However, as new technologies and manageme...
Innovation and Shifting Perspectives in Management Education
Neeta Baporikar (HP-GSB, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia)
Copyright © 2017. 352 pages.
Effective education and training is essential to the positive development of a manager in corporate or organizational settings. In order to stay abreast of current m...
Strategic Labor Relations Management in Modern Organizations
Ana María Lucia Casademunt (Universidad Loyola Andalucía, Spain)
Copyright © 2016. 313 pages.
Rapid changes within the modern business landscape have created new demands for human resources management. With a different set of challenges to face, human resourc...
Bridging the Scholar-Practitioner Gap in Human Resources Development
Claretha Hughes (University of Arkansas, USA), Matthew W. Gosney (Hillcrest HealthCare Systems, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 267 pages.
Human resource professionals are an essential part of an organization; by helping to establish a rapport between employees and their managers and providing individua...
Quantitative Multidisciplinary Approaches in Human Capital and Asset Management
Meir Russ (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 317 pages.
In the ‘knowledge economy’, it is widely recognized that the effective engagement and utilization of human capital and the other facets of intellectual capital are c...
Strategic Information Technology Governance and Organizational Politics in Modern Business
Tiko Iyamu (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa)
Copyright © 2015. 326 pages.
Individually, the fields of organizational politics and strategic information technology have soared in popularity. Studies suggest that the interaction between the...
Cross-Cultural Collaboration and Leadership in Modern Organizations
Nancy D. Erbe (California State University Dominguez Hills, California, USA), Anthony H. Normore (California State University Dominguez Hills, California, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 388 pages.
As many organizations expand, it becomes increasingly important to implement collaboration and leadership practices that help ensure their overall success. Being abl...
Handbook of Research on Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Innovation in the Global Economy
Luisa Cagica Carvalho (Universidade Aberta, Portugal & Universidade de Evora, Portugal)
Copyright © 2015. 547 pages.
Globalization demands the creation of new business approaches to achieve high levels of competitiveness. Cultural differences factor into policies as companies expan...
Cases on Human Performance Improvement Technologies
Jill E. Stefaniak (Old Dominion University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 409 pages.
Management professionals regularly seek new, cost-effective ways to influence employee behavior to advance productivity and competency within their organization. Whi...
Cases on Sustainable Human Resources Management in the Middle East and Asia
Stephanie Jones (Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands), Sheena Graham (Graham Reid Associates, Hong Kong)
Copyright © 2015. 374 pages.
In today’s diverse workforce, managers and administrators are challenged with maintaining an equal and harmonious work environment. Despite the efforts of companies...
Business Ethics and Diversity in the Modern Workplace
Philippe W. Zgheib (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
Copyright © 2015. 326 pages.
Corporations have a social responsibility to assist in the overall well-being of their communities through the compliance of moral business standards and practices....
Impact of Diversity on Organization and Career Development
Claretha Hughes (University of Arkansas, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 342 pages.
Today’s workforce represents individuals of various backgrounds and experiences. The influence of such individuals is becoming an important component in the workplac...
Organizational Innovation and IT Governance in Emerging Economies
Jingyuan Zhao (University of Toronto, Canada), Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain), Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 342 pages.
As technology grows as the largest source of modern economic growth, the emergence of new models is currently challenging the standard western model of organizationa...
Utilizing Evidence-Based Lessons Learned for Enhanced Organizational Innovation and Change
Susan McIntyre (Defence Research and Development, Canada), Kimiz Dalkir (McGill University, Canada), Perry Paul (Lessons Learned Consultant, Canadian Armed Forces (Retired), Canada), Irene C. Kitimbo (McGill University, Canada)
Copyright © 2015. 323 pages.
"Lessons Learned" is a knowledge management approach for organizational learning and improved performance and productivity. However beneficial this approach is, few...
Approaches to Managing Organizational Diversity and Innovation
Nancy D. Erbe (California State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 387 pages.
Many contemporary skills and approaches have emerged as the result of researching and working with diverse global partnerships, teams, networks, companies, and proje...
Servant Leadership: Research and Practice
Raj Selladurai (Indiana University Northwest, USA), Shawn Carraher (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 405 pages.
Leaders represent a necessary part of any organizational structure, and leadership styles can vary greatly between individuals. Servant leadership is one such leader...
Learning Models for Innovation in Organizations: Examining Roles of Knowledge Transfer and Human Resources Management
Fawzy Soliman (The University of Technology, Australia)
Copyright © 2014. 359 pages.
In order to strive for a competitive advantage in their industry, organizations have begun achieving innovation through knowledge-driven learning models to ensure th...
Effective Human Resources Management in Small and Medium Enterprises: Global Perspectives
Carolina Machado (University of Minho, Portugal), Pedro Melo (University of Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2014. 526 pages.
Effective Human Resource Management (HRM) methods are essential in tackling today’s employment challenges and changes. As Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) continu...
Perspectives on Theory U: Insights from the Field
Olen Gunnlaugson (Université Laval, Canada), Charles Baron (Université Laval, Canada), Mario Cayer (Université Laval, Canada)
Copyright © 2014. 307 pages.
In recent years, the utilization of Theory U has pushed the boundaries of traditional leadership and management thinking, making it an important aspect of change acr...
Strategic Approaches for Human Capital Management and Development in a Turbulent Economy
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain), Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 346 pages.
Companies and organizations are increasingly more aware of the importance of people and their knowledge for dealing with economic scenarios as well as their relation...
Building a Competitive Public Sector with Knowledge Management Strategy
Yousif Al-Bastaki (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Amani Shajera (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2014. 514 pages.
Organizational strategies in the public sector are constantly changing and growing. In order for organizations to remain successful and competitive, they must ensure...
Collaborative Communication Processes and Decision Making in Organizations
Ephraim Nikoi (University of Wisconsin-Superior, USA), Kwasi Boateng (University of Arkansas-Little Rock, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 410 pages.
Although organizational decision-making can be very complex, the understanding of technology applications is significant in not only determining the usefulness of vi...
Valuing People and Technology in the Workplace: A Competitive Advantage Framework
Claretha Hughes (RHRC/COEHP, USA)
Copyright © 2012. 421 pages.
Valuing People and Technology in the Workplace: A Competitive Advantage Framework introduces a more proactive, strategic approach to bring employees into, and develo...
Human Resource Management in the Digital Economy: Creating Synergy between Competency Models and Information
Susana de Juana-Espinosa (Universidad de Alicante, Spain), Jose Antonio Fernandez-Sanchez (Universidad de Alicante, Spain), Encarnacion Manresa-Marhuenda (Universidad de Alicante, Spain), Jorge Valdes-Conca (Universidad de Alicante, Spain)
Copyright © 2012. 445 pages.
Businesses worldwide are faced with major challenges related to the progressive (and many times unavoidable) incorporation of information technologies into their pro...
Distributed Team Collaboration in Organizations: Emerging Tools and Practices
Kathy L. Milhauser (George Fox University, USA)
Copyright © 2011. 336 pages.
Distributed teams are becoming more common as organizations use new technologies to span across geographic boundaries. Distributed Team Collaboration in Organization...
Managing IT Human Resources: Considerations for Organizations and Personnel
Jerry Luftman (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2011. 424 pages.
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,...
Communication, Relationships and Practices in Virtual Work
Shawn Long (University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 388 pages.
Organizations are rapidly shifting the way that individuals conceptualize, participate, and engage in work. A significant change is how organizations are coordinatin...
Recruitment, Development, and Retention of Information Professionals: Trends in Human Resources and Knowledge Management
Elisabeth Pankl (Kansas State University, USA), Danielle Theiss-White (Kansas State University, USA), Mary C. Bushing (Library Consultant, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 342 pages.
The explosive and dynamic environment of informational technology, both in the areas of accessibility and tools, has created a growing market for individuals trained...
Strategies for Managing IS/IT Personnel
Magid Igbaria (Claremont Graduate University, USA and Tel Aviv University, Israel), Conrad Shayo (California State University, San Bernardino, USA)
Copyright © 2004. 356 pages.
Information technology continues to revolutionarize the way commercial enterprises, government, and individuals conduct business. Sustained success in value creation...

Editor(s) Biography

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos is a professor in the Department of Business Administration and Accountability in the Faculty of Economics at The University of Oviedo (Spain). Her teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategic management, knowledge management, intellectual capital, and China. She serves as an Associate Editor for the Behaviour and Information Technology journal. Additionally, she is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital (IJLIC) and the International Journal of Strategic Change Management (IJSCM). She is also Editor-in-Chief of IGI Global’s International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), as well as editor for a number of IGI Global book publications and full book series.

Editorial Advisory Board

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain

Editorial Advisory Board
Brian Sheehan, Thaksin University, Songkla, Thailand
Charalampos Giousmpasoglou, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Jingyuan Zhao, University of Toronto, Canada
Miltiadis D. Lytras, American University of Greece, Greece
Neeta Baporikar, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia & University of Pune, India
Ratri Raharjo, Telkom University, Indonesia
Saqib Saeed, University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Shahid Amin, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Tarek Ben Noamene, Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates
Waldemar Karwowski, Pegasus Professor and Chair, University of Central Florida, United States
Xi Zhang, CoME, Tianjin University, China