At the Intersection of Economics and HRM: An Argument for Variable Pay Schemes
- Changing conditions in emerging markets. Minehan, Maureen // HR Magazine;Jan1998, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p160
Reports that emerging markets are `essential to the continued expansion' of the United States, Europe and Japan, according to an issue of Harvard Business Review. Countries that face potential destabilizing threats; Factor that is critical to successful trade or investment relationships in...
- Values at Work Ambivalent Situations and Human Resource Embarrassment. Krause-Jensen, Jakob // Social Analysis;Winter2010, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p126
The Manchester School brought with it a fundamental methodological heritage that continues to be generally relevant today and may be particularly pertinent to the study of business organizations, a field often described by narrow instrumentalism and an implicitly management-centric perspective....
- Redefining Roles and Boundaries, Linking Competencies and Resources. Hodgetts, Richard M.; Luthans, Fred; Slocum Jr., John W. // Organizational Dynamics;Autumn1999, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p7
The article discusses the importance of strategic planning in human resource management. It is emphasized that managerial initiatives aid organizations to cope with agile competitions, cater mixed economic growth and address the ramifications of electronic commerce. The author provides strategic...
- How to Prep for Peak Season. Sibley, Mark // Material Handling & Logistics;Oct2013, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p32
The article focuses on various ways on how to prepare for peak season with maintained service quality customers expect. It says that a logistics provides should make a peak season plan that focuses on major factors such as maintenance, operational areas, and personnel. It states that one should...
- Brain food. Browning, Guy; Jeffery, Ian; Black, Octavius; Giordano, Richard; Kirwan-Taylor, Helen; Ellingham, Mark; Aziz, Khalid // Management Today;Jul2002, p18
Reports developments related to business management as of July 2002. Guidelines for an effective personnel director; Work of freelance location manager David Boardman; Rules of electronic commerce agreed by the European Council.
- 12 Tips To Keep Staff Happy. Heebner, Jennifer // JCK;Apr2004, Vol. 175 Issue 4, p56
Presents tips in keeping staffs productive and happy. Consideration of conducting a performance review; Consideration of letting employees to share their experiences and foster a dialog; Consideration of asking for employees' ideas.
- Survey peers Into Crystal Ball for Clues About Economy. Zion, Lee // San Diego Business Journal;1/6/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p14
Analyzes the survey results about the plan of employers for their employees and businesses in San Jose, California for 2003 despite the shaky economy. Plan to increase wages for employees; Considerations of local employers to expand in 2003; Rate of employers planned to reduce staff in 2003.
- Human Resource Accounting System in Selected Indian Companies. Joshi, Upasna; Mahei, Reeta // Journal of Social & Development Sciences;Feb2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p69
The human resource may be seen as the most fundamental of all available resources to an economy or an organization. Human resources are energies, skills, talents and knowledge of people that are or can be potentially applied to the production of goods and services. Corporations cannot run by...
- Ready for a crash? Sullivan, John // Workforce Management;1/14/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p34
The author comments on the need for human resources (HR) department leaders to be flexible to be able to cope with the economic turmoil occurring in the world today. Most HR departments find it difficult to be agile. He claims that there are many excuses that can be offered for that rigidity,...