TITLE

LOOKING IN THE WRONG PLACE

AUTHOR(S)
Vermeulen, Freek
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
People Management;1/13/2011, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the role of personnel management in offering businesses with real competitive advantage. A study conducted by Charlie Trevor and Anthony Nyberg from the Wisconsin School of Business found that firms with a history of human resources (HR) practicees focused on ensuring procedural fairness and justice did not experience an increase in turnover following a downsizing effort. HR practices can aid specific people to perform their job better.
ACCESSION #
57674173

 

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