Designing a Human Resource Management Simulation to Engage Students

[Professors Andrea North-Samardzic of Deakin University Victoria and Marlize de Witt of the University of Waikato recently published a research article in the Journal of Management Education which is entitled "Designing a Human Resource Management Simulation to Engage Students". We are delighted to welcome them as contributors, and their article will be free to read … Continue reading Designing a Human Resource Management Simulation to Engage Students

HRM and Small-Firm Employee Motivation – Before and After the Great Recession

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. Alex Bryson of the University College London and Dr. Michael White Emeritus Fellow at Universty of Westminster.  They recently published an article in the ILR Review entitled “HRM and small-firm employee motivation – before and after the Great Recession," which is currently free to read for a limited time. … Continue reading HRM and Small-Firm Employee Motivation – Before and After the Great Recession

Management Practices: Complementarity is the Key

[We're pleased to welcome Arthur Grimes of Motu Economic and Policy Research and University of Auckland. Arthur recently published an article in ILR Review entitled "The 'Suite' Smell of Success: Personnel Practices and Firm Performance" with co-author Richard Fabling of Motu Economic and Policy Research.] Throughout the world, we see firms in the same industry in … Continue reading Management Practices: Complementarity is the Key

Book Review: Voice and Involvement at Work: Experience with Non-Union Representation

Voice and Involvement at Work: Experience with Non-Union Representation. Edited by Paul J. Gollan, Bruce E. Kaufman, Daphne Taras, Adrian Wilkinson . New York and Oxford: Routledge, 2015. 420 pp. ISBN 978-0-415-53721-6, $135 (Cloth). Rafael Gomez of University of Toronto recently took the time to review the book in the October Issue of ILR Review, … Continue reading Book Review: Voice and Involvement at Work: Experience with Non-Union Representation

Fostering Shared Leadership in Teams

[We’re pleased to welcome Amelie Grille of Braunschweig University of Technology. Dr. Grille recently published an article with Eva-Maria Schulte and Simone Kauffeld, also of Braunschweig University of Technology, in Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies entitled "Promoting Shared Leadership: A Multilevel Analysis Investigating the Role of Prototypical Team Leader Behavior, Psychological Empowerment, and Fair … Continue reading Fostering Shared Leadership in Teams

Throwback Thursday: How HR Impacts Organizational Performance

[In honor of #ThrowbackThursday, we're pleased to bring you one of our most read posts on Human Resource Development Review's article “HRD and HRM Perspectives on Organizational Performance: A Review of Literature.”] Managers rely upon HR departments for services such as recruitment, payroll, and employee relations, but experts have found that HR plays a much … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: How HR Impacts Organizational Performance

Ashly H. Pinnington on Competence Regimes in Professional Organizations

[We're pleased to welcome Ashly H. Pinnington of the British University in Dubai. Dr. Pinnington and Jörgen Sandberg of UQ Business School at the University of Queensland recently published "Competence Regimes in Professional Service Firm Internationalization and Professional Careers" in Group and Organization Management.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? I developed … Continue reading Ashly H. Pinnington on Competence Regimes in Professional Organizations

How HR Impacts Organizational Performance

Managers rely upon HR departments for services such as recruitment, payroll, and employee relations, but experts have found that HR plays a much more significant role in organizations. To explore this role, Meera Alagaraja of the University of Louisville published "HRD and HRM Perspectives on Organizational Performance: A Review of Literature" in the Human Resource … Continue reading How HR Impacts Organizational Performance

Business Leaders & Human Resources

Scott W. Lester, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire, Jason Fertig, University of Southern Indiana, and Dale J. Dwyer, University of Toledo, published "Do Business Leaders Value Human Resource Certification?" in Online First in Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies. Professor Lester discussed their process in his responses below. Who is the target audience for this article? Anyone associated with … Continue reading Business Leaders & Human Resources