The value of HRM?! Optimising the architecture of HRM

Karin Sanders, Jan C. Looise

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Since the first appearance of the concept of Human Resource Management at the beginning of the 1980s, it has gradually become the dominant view on the management of employment relationships, not only in theory but also in practice. However, recently, both academics and practitioners have started to pose questions such as: "What’s the value of HRM?", "What are the effects of HRM in terms of employee and organisational outcomes?" and "What are the differences between the value of HRM for academics and practitioners?".
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)219-222
JournalManagement revue
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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