Public Sector Human Resources Information Systems

Public Sector Human Resources Information Systems

Christopher G. Reddick (The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-967-5.ch097
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Human resources information systems (HRIS) is any technology that is used to attract, hire, retain, and maintain talent, support workforce administration, and optimize workforce management (Tannenbaum, 1990). Examples include computers, Internet (Web and e-mail) or other technological means of acquiring, storing, manipulating, analyzing, retrieving, and distributing pertinent information regarding human resources (HR). This chapter examines HRIS’ impacts on operations, relationships, and transformations of local government organizations.

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