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Human Resources Management

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Human resources management is essential for any workplace environment and is deemed most effective when a strategic focus is in place to ensure that people can facilitate that achievement of organizational goals. But, effective human resource management also contains an element of risk management for an organization which, as a minimum, ensures legislative compliance.Human Resources Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications compiles the most sought after case studies, architectures, frameworks, methodologies, and research related human resources management. Including over 100 chapters from professional, this three-volume collection presents an in-depth analysis on the fundamental aspects, tools and technologies, methods and design, applications, managerial impact, social/behavioral perspectives, critical issues, and emerging trends in the field, touching on effective and ineffective management practices when it comes to human resources. This multi-volume work is vital and highly accessible across the hybrid domain of business and management, essential for any library collection.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editor-in-Chief
    2. Associate Editors
    3. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories
    1. Chapter 1: The War for Talent
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COLLECTING EVIDENCES OF COMPETENCE
      4. SEMANTICS: A NEW PARADIGM ENABLED BY TECHNOLOGY
      5. SeCEC-IT: ARCHITECTURE AND CASE STUDY
      6. ARCHITECTURE
      7. USE CASE
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    2. Chapter 2: East and West, Past and Present
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: The Influence of Information Technology on Organizational Behavior
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINITION OF VIRTUAL TEAMS
      4. SOCIAL IDENTITY
      5. SOURCES OF SOCIAL IDENTITY ACQUISITION
      6. SOCIAL IDENTITY CHALLENGES OF HUMAN RESOURCE IN VIRTUAL TEAMS
      7. SOCIAL IDENTITY IN VIRTUAL TEAMS AND JOB SATISFACTION
      8. SOCIAL IDENTITY IN VIRTUAL TEAMS AND JOB-INVOLVEMENT
      9. SOCIAL IDENTITY IN VIRTUAL TEAMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIOR
      10. SOCIAL IDENTITY IN VIRTUAL TEAMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT
      11. METHODOLOGY
      12. SAMPLING AND DATA COLLECTION
      13. MEASURES
      14. DATA ANALYSIS
      15. RESULTS
      16. RESEARCH FINDINGS
      17. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Quality Assurance through Innovation Policy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AS INNOVATION INDICATORS
      4. MAJOR CHALLENGES FOR HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS
      5. INNOVATION IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION
      6. REFORMING ENGINEERING EDUCATION VIA PROJECT-BASED ENGINEERING PROGRAMME
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: An Exploratory Cross-National Study of Information Sharing and Human Resource Information Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND LITERATURE
      4. RELEVANT THEORY
      5. RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
      6. RESEARCH METHODS
      7. RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
      9. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      10. APPENDIX
    6. Chapter 6: IT Human Resources
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Strategic Human Resource Management and Organizational Performance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
      4. STRATEGIC HRM AND BUSINESS PERFORMANCE
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 8: Knowledge Worker Profile
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. APPROACHES TO A KNOWLEDGE WORKER AT WORK
      5. EXPECTATIONS AT DIFFERENT BUSINESS LEVELS
      6. KNOWLEDGE WORKER SKILLS
      7. FRAMEWORK FOR EVALUATING THE SKILLS OF A KNOWLEDGE WORKER
      8. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 9: Knowledge Strategy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. INITIAL MODEL
      5. METHODOLGY AND RESEARCH FOCUS
      6. REVISION OF THE INITIAL MODEL
      7. ADDITIONAL DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
      8. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 10: Assigning People as Number One Priority
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION: PARTNERSHIPS AND THE RELEVANCE FOR HEALTH CARE
      3. RESEARCHING WITH PATIENTS AND WITH COMMUNITIES
      4. PARTNERSHIPS IN SOUTH AFRICA
      5. A CONCEPTUAL MODEL
      6. THE CHALLENGES OF RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP
      7. REFLECTIVE DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 11: Human Resource Development and Technology Integration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. HIGH-TECH VS. HIGH-TOUCH
      5. EMERGING VHRD PRACTICES
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Development and Design Methodologies
    1. Chapter 12: HRM Adaptation to Knowledge Management Initiatives
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. MULTIPLE CASE STUDIES
      5. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
      6. CASE SNACKS
      7. CASE SATELLITAL
      8. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATIONS
      9. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMEDNATIONS
    2. Chapter 13: An Integrated Methodology to Detect the Evolution of Virtual Organizational Communities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      4. VIRTUAL COMMUNITIES: A SYSTEMATIC TAXONOMY
      5. SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS: AN ANALYTICAL APPROAH TO INVESTIGATE SOCIAL CAPITAL CREATION
      6. SEARCHING FOR A VIABLE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE METHODOLOGICAL INTERGRATION
      7. COMBINING CONTENT ANALYSIS AND SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS
      8. THE METHODOLOGICAL INTEGRATION
      9. THE CASE STUDY
    3. Chapter 14: A Statistical Analysis of Priority Factors for Local e-Government in a Developing Country
      1. ABSTRACT1
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEWS
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    4. Chapter 15: 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
    5. Chapter 16: The Financial Related Analysis on Sales Management and Human Resources by Means of BI Type Solutions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 17: Recruitment and Retention of Healthcare Professionals for the Changing Demographics, Culture, and Access in Canada
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ISSUES
      4. ISSUES WITH THE CURRENT CANADIAN MEDICAL SYSTEM
      5. ISSUES WITH KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER ACROSS BORDERS: FOREIGN-TRAINED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
      6. INTERNAL ISSUES: SHORTAGES OF EQUIPMENT, FACILITIES, AND FUNDING
      7. TAKEN FOR GRANTED: WASTED HUMAN CAPITAL‑THE IMPORTANCE OF FOREIGN-TRAINED PROFESSIONALS AND IMPLICATIONS OF BRAIN WASTE
      8. LOCATION OF PRACTICE: URBAN OR RURAL?
      9. RESOLVING THE INTERNAL PROBLEM: UNEVEN DISTRIBUTION OF DOCTORS IN RURAL VERSUS URBAN AREAS
      10. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 18: Integration of Predated Notifications of Personal Actions for HR-Planning in ERP-Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING
      4. PRE-DATED NOTIFICATIONS OF PERSONAL ACTIONS
      5. INTEGRATION OF PRE-DATED NOTIFICATIONS OF PERSONAL ACTIONS INTO ERP-SYSTEMS
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 19: Human Resource Related Problems in Agile and Traditional Software Project Process Models
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHOD AND DATA SET
      5. ANALYSIS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    9. Chapter 20: Personnel Performance Appraisal Coverage in ITIL, COBIT and CMMi
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. STATE OF THE ART
      4. 3. ELEMENTS FOR THE ANALYSIS
      5. 4. ANALYSIS OF THE MODELS IN RELATION TO HUMAN CAPITAL EVALUATION PRACTICES
      6. 5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    10. Chapter 21: Investigating Temporal Structure Usage in Individual Time Management Practices
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      3. RESEARCH APPROACH
      4. FINDINGS FROM THE USER STUDIES
  8. Section 3: Tools and Technologies
    1. Chapter 22: Team Dynamics in Virtual Spaces
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FACILITATORS OR TEAM LEADERS
      5. VIRTUAL TEAMS
      6. STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES
      7. APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY
      8. CULTURE
      9. BIOTEAMING
      10. TECHNOLOGY
      11. VIRTUAL WORLDS
      12. SECOND LIFE
      13. CASE STUDY
      14. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 23: Evaluation of Corporate Structure Based on Social Network Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SOCIAL NETWORK APPROACH TO CORPORATE ASSESSMENT
      4. STATIC ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS
      5. DYNAMIC SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS
      6. SOCIAL CONCEPT NETWORKS (SCN)
      7. EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 24: Social Media
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SOCIAL MEDIA AND ITS STRATEGIC IMPACT
      4. ORGANIZATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE APPLICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS
      5. RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
      6. THE EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK
      7. RETURN ON INVESTMENT AND SOCIAL MEDIA
      8. CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE ADOPTION
      9. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
      10. RECOMMENDATIONS
    4. Chapter 25: Sources of Legitimacy for the M-Government Initiatives in Turkey
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. M-GOVERNMENT BACKGROUND
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. FINDINGS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX : SUMMARY OF THE SURVEY INSTRUMENT
    5. Chapter 26: Promoting Digital Competences through Social Software
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A CASE STUDY AT THE ROVIRA I VIRGILI UNIVERSITY
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 27: Scientific Computing in the Context of a Successful Agricultural Research Enterprise
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. THE SUPPORT OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
      3. SCALE AND DECENTRALIZATION
      4. A CONCENTRATE ORGANIZATION MODEL FOR THE RESEARCH UNITS
      5. HUMAN RESOURCES
      6. SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING
      7. OTHER IMPORTANT FACTORS
    7. Chapter 28: Introducing a First Step towards a Holistic Talent Management System Architecture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DESIGN SCIENCE
      4. RESAERCH MOTIVATION
      5. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      6. THE TALENT MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURE
      7. KEY FINDINGS
      8. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 29: Lotus Workforce Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2 LOTUS WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT
      4. 3 CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 30: Applicability Assessment of Semantic Web Technologies in Human Resources Domain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH FRAMEWORK
      4. APPLICABILITY ASSESSMENT OF SEMANTIC WEB TECHNOLOGIES
      5. DEPLOYING SEMANTIC WEB TECHNOLOGIES: A CASE STUDY OF THE MIHAJLO PUPIN INSTITUTE
      6. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 31: Human Talent Forecasting using Data Mining Classification Techniques
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HR DECISION APPLICATION
      4. TALENT MANAGEMENT
      5. DATA MINING IN HRM
      6. CLASSIFICATION IN DATA MINING
      7. TALENT MANAGEMENT USING DATA MINING
      8. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 32: An Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) and the Partial Least Squares (PLS) Methodology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. MAIN FOCUS
  9. Section 4: Utilization and Application
    1. Chapter 33: Budding Researchers in the Humanities
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SETTING THE STAGE
      5. CASE DESCRIPTION
      6. CURRENT CHALLENGES
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 34: An Ontological Business Process Modeling Approach for Public Administration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AN ONTOLOGICAL PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION PROCESS MODELING FRAMEWORK
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    3. Chapter 35: Developments of e-Government in Sri Lanka
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH METHOD
      4. IMPLEMENTATION OF E-GOVERNMENT IN SRI LANKA
      5. STATUS OF E-GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT IN SRI LANKA
      6. OPPORTUNITIES FROM E-GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SRI LANKA
      7. CHALLENGES TO AN EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF E-GOVERNMENT
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 36: A Systematic Review of Distributed Software Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION
      3. 2 THE IMPORTANCE OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS
      4. 3 TRENDS IN DISTRIBUTED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH
      5. 4 PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS
      6. 5 SUCCESS FACTORS
      7. 6 CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 37: Making Room for E-Government through Succession Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-GOVERNMENT RECRUITMENT
      4. HOW MIGHT THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION INFLUENCE E-SUCCESSION?
      5. WHY E-GOVERNMENT NEEDS SUCCESSION PLANNING
      6. E-GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC TRUST AND SUCCESSION PLANNING
      7. E-GOVERNMENT IS A TOOL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
      8. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 38: Assessing Adequacy of Leisure and Recreation Facilities in KFUPM Campus
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINITIONS: LEISURE AND RECREATION
      4. OBJECTIVES
      5. LITERATURE REVIEW
      6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      7. WHAT IS LEARNT FROM THE FINDINGS?
      8. COPING WITH THE FUTURE NEEDS: NEED-GAP ANALYSIS
      9. FORECASTING LEISURE AND RECREATION FACILITIES
      10. PONDERING ALTERNATIVE IMPROVEMENT OPTIONS: A THOUGHT PROVOKE
      11. APPENDIX
    7. Chapter 39: Promoting Success in the Introduction of Health Information Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. THE NATURE OF SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
      4. 3. RISK FACTORS IN THE INTRODUCTION OF SYSTEMS
      5. 4. CHANGE MANAGEMENT
      6. 5. THE ROLE OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
      7. 6. REFERENCES TO BE CONSIDERED
      8. 7. EVALUATION OF SUCCESS
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 40: Work Practices to Curb Attrition in the Indian Hi-Tech Software Development Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      4. STRUCTURATION THEORY
      5. METHODOLOGICAL DESIGN
      6. RESEARCH SETTING
      7. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 41: Outsourcing in Knowledge-Based Service Firms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
      4. HUMAN RESOURCES AND TACIT KNOWLEDGE
      5. OUTSOURCING IN KNOWLEDGE-BASED FIRMS
      6. RESEARCH METHODS
      7. RESULTS
      8. AMOUNT AND REASONS FOR OUTSOURCING
      9. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 42: Investment in Transaction-Specific Assets and Opportunistic Behavior in a Chinese Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHOD
      5. ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
      8. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
  10. Section 5: Organizational and Social Implications
    1. Chapter 43: Transnational Learning and Collaboration in Delivering MBA Programs in Emerging Markets
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. TRANSNATIONAL LEARNING AND COLLABORATION ISSUES
      7. NATIONAL CONTEXTS FOR TRANSNATIONAL LEARNING AND COLLABORATION
      8. SPECIFIC COUNTRY-BASED OBSERVATIONS IN TRANSNATIONAL LEARNING AND COLLABORATION
      9. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 44: Using Action Research to Assess Student Performance in Traditional vs. E-Learning Formats
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NOTABLE FINDINGS FROM THE REVIEWED LITERATURE
      4. ACTION RESEARCH STUDY BACKGROUND
      5. FINDINGS
      6. STUDY LIMITATIONS
      7. LESSONS LEARNED
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 45: 21st Century Learning Opportunities for SME Success
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SYNTHESIZED THEORETICAL FOUNDATION
      5. SME SUCCESS: STRATEGIES FOR 21ST CENTURY LIFELONG LEARNING
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 46: Cross-Cultural Learning and Intercultural Competence
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CROSS-CULTURAL LEARNING/INTERCULTURAL LEARNING
      5. EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING THEORY
      6. TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING THEORY
      7. THE ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. FUTURE TRENDS
      10. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 47: Analysis of Social Media in Administration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL REFERENCE
      4. SOCIAL CURRENT
      5. TECHNOLOGICAL STREAM
      6. SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ORGANIZATIONS
    6. Chapter 48: Understanding Shared Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
      3. RESEARCH METHOD
      4. DATA ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
      5. CONCLUSION AND OUTLOOK
    7. Chapter 49: Employees’ Perceptions on Organisational Justice, Job Control and Job Demands
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE AND STUDY HYPOTHESES
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
    8. Chapter 50: Communicating in Multicultural Firms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. USING THE RESOURCES OF HUMAN DIVERSITY
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. APPENDIX
    9. Chapter 51: The Human Factor in Quality
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE NEW ISO 9000:2000 AND BUSINESS EXCELLENCE (QUALITY AWARDS)
      4. QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND “HUMAN RESOURCES”: A LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES ISSUES IN GREECE: A LITERATURE REVIEW
      6. SURVEY OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY
      7. FINDINGS
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
    10. Chapter 52: Assessment of Web 2.0 Applications Employed by Human Resource Departments in U.S. Cities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN
      5. CITY EXTERNAL WEBSITE REVIEW
      6. HUMAN RESOURCES INTERNAL SITES
      7. SUMMARY, CONCLUSION, BEST PRACTICES, AND FUTURE RESEARCH
  11. Section 6: Managerial Impact
    1. Chapter 53: Managing Professions for Knowledge Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE ROLE OF PEOPLE IN KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. HRM IN KM PROGRAMS: LESSONS FROM EXPERIENCE
      6. CONCLUSION: IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT
    2. Chapter 54: Managing and Motivating
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IMPROVING THE WORK ENVIRONMENT
      4. MANAGING AND MOTIVATING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE
      5. THE RESEARCH CONTEXT
      6. SCALING UP: NOT JUST NUMBERS
      7. THE WORK ENVIRONMENT
      8. BURNOUT AND DE-MOTIVATION
      9. JOB DISSATISFACTION AND ATTRITION
    3. Chapter 55: Creating the Environment for High Performing Distributed Teams
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH METHOD AND DESIGN
      5. RESEARCH SAMPLING
      6. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH FINDINGS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 56: Effective Virtual Project Management Using Multiple E-Leadership Styles
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. APPLICATION OF THEORETICAL CONCEPTS FOR LEADERSHIP STYLES TO VIRTUAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 57: 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
    6. Chapter 58: Listening and Leadership
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. FINDINGS
      5. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 59: 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 60: 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
    9. Chapter 61: Research and Output Management in Digital Era
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
    10. Chapter 62: Recruiting, Selecting and Motivating Human Resources
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHOD
      4. HUMAN RESOURCES’ MOTIVATION ANALYSIS
      5. DISCUSSION
    11. Chapter 63: Human Capital Management and Optimization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HUMAN CAPITAL AND THE RESOURCE-BASED THEORY OF THE FIRM
      4. HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
      5. COMPETENCY AND CAREER MANAGEMENT
      6. HUMAN CAPITAL AND CORPORATE STRATEGY
      7. OPTIMIZING HUMAN CAPITAL: THE BANK OF MONTREAL CASE
      8. CONCLUSION
  12. Section 7: Critical Issues
    1. Chapter 64: Issues Influencing Electronic Commerce Activities of SMEs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SMEs AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
      4. THE EFFECTS OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE APPLICATIONS IN SMEs
      5. THE PROBLEMS AFFECTING ELECTRONIC COMMERCE ACTIVITIES OF SMEs
      6. CULTURAL PROBLEMS
      7. TECHNICAL PROBLEMS
      8. GENERAL REVIEW
      9. A STUDY OF THE TURKISH AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIER INDUSTRY
      10. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 65: People, Technology and Human Resource Development (HRD) Philosophy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE TRENDS
      5. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 66: Knowledge Worker Faire Compensation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE RESEARCH QUESTIONS
      4. KNOWLEDGE WORKER
      5. LINKING THE THEORETICAL BASIS
      6. EMPIRICAL RESULTS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 67: The Relationship between the Fulfillment of the IT Professional’s Psychological Contract and their Organizational Citizenship and Innovative Work Behaviors
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH MODEL AND HYPOTHESES
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. DATA ANALYSIS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. APPENDIX
    5. Chapter 68: 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
    6. Chapter 69: 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 70: Understanding How Incentives Influence Motivation and Retention of Health Workers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND AND CURRENT UNDERSTANDING
      3. EVIDENCE ON INCENTIVES
      4. REVISITING MASLOW
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH
      6. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 71: An Empirical Test of the Information Processing Theory
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW AND RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
      4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    9. Chapter 72: Analysis of Job Responsibilities of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Human Resource Professionals Analysis of Job Responsibilities of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Human Resource Professionals
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FURTHER RESEARCH
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX A: SURVEY INSTRUMENT
      9. APPENDIX B: SURVEY RESULTS
    10. Chapter 73: Understanding Organizational Culture and Group Dynamics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. UNDERSTANDING ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND GROUP DYNAMICS IN RELATION TO RECRUITMENT, DEVELOPMENT, AND RETENTION OF INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, AND PROBLEMS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 74: “We Don’t Have the Key to the Executive Washroom”
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
      3. METHODS
      4. WOMEN ACADEMICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD
      5. WHAT WOMEN TOLD US ABOUT PROMOTIONS CRITERIA
      6. THE UNIVERSITY’S FORMAL PROMOTIONS/REGRADING CRITERIA
      7. HIDDEN CRITERIA AND OTHER BARRIERS TO PROMOTION
      8. PROMOTIONS CRITERIA AS A TOOL FOR PERSONAL CAREER PLANNING
      9. TRANSPARENCY AND FAIR PROCESS
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. APPENDIX
  13. Section 8: Emerging Trends
    1. Chapter 75: Innovations in Technology for Educational Marketing
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANISATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES
      6. SOLUTIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND LESSONS LEARNED
    2. Chapter 76: Toward Understanding Ethical Decision Making
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
      5. 4. METHODOLOGY AND DATA
      6. 5. EMPIRICAL RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
      7. 6. CONCLUSION, LIMITATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. APPENDIX A
    3. Chapter 77: Toward a Unifying Framework for Defining Internal Human Resource Flexibility
      1. 1. ABSTRACT
      2. 2. INTRODUCTION1
      3. 3. BACKGROUND
      4. 4. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 78: Re-Theorizing Human Resource Management and Human Resource Management in Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (HRM) NARRATIVE: THE CAREER OF THE HRM CONCEPT
      3. THE DISCIPLINED WORKER THESIS: THE POST-STRUCTURAL PERSPECTIVE
      4. MANAGING PEOPLE: THE LABOUR PROCESS PERSPECTIVE
      5. THE HEALTH CARE SECTOR: MANAGEMENT CONTROL AND PROFESSIONAL AUTONOMY
      6. HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 79: Human Resource Management for the 21st Century Global Economy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CAPABILITY 1: TALENT ACQUISITION, DEVELOPMENT, AND PROMOTION
    6. Chapter 80: Key Capabilities, Components, and Evolutionary Trends in Corporate E-Learning Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEVELOPMENT OF THE ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORM
      4. ONLINE LEARNING AND THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION
      5. REUSABLE LEARNING OBJECTS
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 81: Expanding the Boundaries of Healthcare Human Resources Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HEALTHCARE HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING
      4. LESSONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR HEALTH HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
      5. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND HEALTH HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING LINKAGES WITH STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
      6. HEALTH HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING AND WORKFORCE PLANNING MODELS
      7. THE UNIQUE ROLE OF CULTURE IN HEALTH HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING
      8. SUMMARY
    8. Chapter 82: Hu Resources Replaces Human Resources in Health Care
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CO-EVOLUTION
      4. EQUIVALENCY
      5. TIME LINE
      6. PLAY
      7. INTERFACE
      8. WET HU REACTION
      9. CONTINUOUS WITH DERIVATIVES
      10. NEW HABITS
      11. RISKS
      12. LEARN ABOUT CHANGE AND INTELLIGENCE
      13. PRIVACY
      14. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 83: Emergent Dynamics of Workforce Program Reductions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODS
      5. RESULTS
      6. ANALYSIS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      9. APPENDIX A
    10. Chapter 84: Trends in IT Human Resources and its Determinants
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FACTORS CONTRIBUTING OR INHIBITING GROWTH IN IT HUMAN RESOURCES
      5. LESSONS LEARNED
      6. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 85: Anonymous Workblogging and Organizational Coping Strategies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FIRED WORKBLOGGERS AND ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION