TITLE

Measuring Human Resource Management's Effectiveness in Improving Performance

AUTHOR(S)
Ramlall, Sunil J.
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Human Resource Planning;2003, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines the strategic role of HR and its main practices, describes the outcomes of respective categories of HR practices, explains the critical reasons for measuring HR's efforts, and proposes a framework for assessing HR. Ultimately, organizations will be able to utilize the information to determine how particular HR practices correlate with better business results; determine potential areas for investments, expansions, and reductions; justify budget allocations; and be more accountable for each dollar spent within the organization. The framework proposed does not merely explain the cost for each major HR activity, but demonstrates the value of the activity and, hence, the opportunity to determine if it is a worthwhile investment and strategy for creating a competitive advantage.
ACCESSION #
10247767

 

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