Human Resource Management: how much do firms really need?

| Publication date: 10 Dec 2013 | Theme: Employment & Social policy | NIESR Author(s): Bryson, A | External Author(s): White, M.

Does the introduction of ‘high-performance work systems’ really make a difference to business performance? Using representative data from British workplaces, Michael White and Alex Bryson assess the value of human resource management – and ask whether it is possible for firms to have ‘too little’ or ‘too much.

Keyword tags: 
human resource management, organisational commitment, intrinsic job satisfaction
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