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Human Resource Management in the Digital Economy

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Human Resource Management in the Digital Economy: Creating Synergy between Competency Models and Information is a reference for both practitioners and academics that demonstrates how to implement e-management and competency models in companies. This book offers perspectives on the impact of integrated e-human resource policies and provides recommendations for addressing the shift from traditional human resource policies to new perspectives.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
    1. OVERVIEW
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Global Issues in HRM
    1. Chapter 1: Toward a Unifying Framework for Defining Internal Human Resource Flexibility
      1. 1. Abstract
      2. 2. INTRODUCTION1
      3. 3. BACKGROUND
      4. 4. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Outsourcing the HR Function in the New Economy
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Outsourcing business processes, outsourcing HRM
      4. Why do companies outsource HR? Perceived and actual benefits and the decision to outsource HR activities
      5. The outsourcing experience backlash: problems and limitations
      6. How much HRM is outsourced? A prudent look at HRO practices
      7. What’s next in outsourcing: an agenda for practice and research
      8. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 3: Talent Management
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN PURPOSE
      4. TALENT MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC COMPETENCIES FOR COMPETITIVENESS
      5. DEVELOPING A TALENT MANAGEMENT MINDSET
      6. HPWS TO ENHANCE TALENT MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE
      7. EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
      8. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
    4. Chapter 4: Ethics and Learning Organizations in the New Economy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. LEARNING ORGANIZATIONS
      4. 2. EXPLICIT CONSIDERATION OF ETHICS AND ETHICAL LEARNING
      5. 3. THE ETHICAL HEALTHINESS OF THE ORGANIZATION
      6. 4. THE ROLE OF ORGANIZATIONAL ETHICAL HEALTHINESS IN ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING
      7. 5. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: E-Recruitment
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Research framework
      4. Findings
      5. Conclusion
      6. Limitations and implications
    6. Chapter 6: The Importance of Psychological Contracts in Human Resource Management within the New Global Economy
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. MAIN PURPOSE
      4. 3. DEVELOPMENT: PSYCHOLOGICAL CONTRACT
      5. 4. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Strategic and Organizational Considerations Related to an E-Learning Model
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. MAIN GOAL AND METHODOLOGY
      4. 3. DEVELOPMENT OF THE ANALYSIS
      5. 4. RESULTS
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 8: Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES OF THE INVESTIGATION
      3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
      4. METHODOLOGY OF THE INVESTIGATION
      5. RESULTS OBTAINED
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE LINES OF INVESTIGATION
    9. Chapter 9: The Role of Internal Communication in Commitment Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 10: Staff Restructuring in the New Economy
      1. aBSTRACT
      2. Contextualisation
      3. Staff Restructuring process
      4. How to carry out Staff Restructuring strategies
      5. DEALING WITH Problems CAUSED BY Restructuring STRATEGIES
      6. CONCLUSION AND FINAL THOUGHTS
    11. Chapter 11: The Competency-Based Human Resource Management Model
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. DEFINITION OF COMPETENCY, ELEMENTS, AND TYPOLOGY
      3. 2. INSTRUMENTS FOR COMPETENCY-BASED HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
      4. 3. APPROACHES TO COMPETENCY-BASED HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
      5. 4. DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMPETENCY-BASED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
    12. Chapter 12: Competencies 2.0
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Methodology
      4. The Web 2.0 impact on the Economy
      5. New skills for new challenges
      6. The need of a Presence Plan
      7. The Model: Competencies 2.0
    13. Chapter 13: Competence-Based Profile to Characterize Successful Entrepreneurs
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN PURPOSE
      4. ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COMPETENCIES
      5. ENTREPRENEURSHIP APPROACHES
      6. AN ENTREPRENEUR IS BORN OR MADE?
      7. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      8. CONCLUSION
    14. Chapter 14: Cross-Cultural Competences in the New Economy
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. MAIN PURPOSE
      4. 3. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK: CROSS-CULTURAL COMPETENCIES IN THE E-ENVIRONMENT
      5. 4. RESULTS: CONCEPTUALIZATION OF E-COMPETENCES AND CROSS-CULTURAL COMPETENCES
      6. 5. CONCLUSION AND FINAL THOUGHTS
    15. Chapter 15: Leadership Talent Development in the New Economy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KEY PRINCIPLES (ASSUMPTIONS) FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
      4. OPERATIONAL PRINCIPLES FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN THE NEW ECONOMY
      5. CONCLUSION: CHALLENGES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW LEADERSHIP
    16. Chapter 16: Management and Leadership of Innovative Work Teams
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN PURPOSE
      4. INNOVATIVE WORK TEAMS: PRINCIPAL CHARACTERISITCS
      5. MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATIVE TEAMS
      6. THE EFFECT OF LEADERSHIP
      7. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
    17. Chapter 17: Listening and Leadership
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. FINDINGS
      5. CONCLUSION
    18. Chapter 18: Analysis of Gender Equality in Higher Management Levels
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. DIAGNOSIS OF THE SITUATION
      4. 3. THE PROPOSED OBJECTIVE: A CAUSAL ANALYSIS
      5. 4. PROPOSED MEASURES
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 2: HRM Policy Implementation in the New Economy
  10. Section 3: Competency Management for Sustained Competitive Advantage
  11. Section 4: Leadership and Management Issues in the New Economy
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors
  14. Index