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International Journal of Manpower

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Organizational effectiveness through technology innovation and HRM strategies

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Title:Organizational effectiveness through technology innovation and HRM strategies
Author(s):Zhongming Wang, (Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China)
Citation:Zhongming Wang, (2005) "Organizational effectiveness through technology innovation and HRM strategies", International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 26 Iss: 6, pp.481 - 487
Keywords:Human resource strategies, Innovation, Organizational effectiveness
Article type:Viewpoint
DOI:10.1108/01437720510625403 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Purpose – This editorial aims at providing a general framework for papers in this special issue. The main theme is to understand the organizational effectiveness from recent developments in technology innovation and human resources strategies.

Design/methodology/approach – The editorial first describes the need for technology innovation and HRM integration. A three-strategy model for global technology innovation and organizational development was adopted: personnel strategy, system strategy, and organizational strategy.

Findings – The personnel strategy could play a crucial role in enhancing the effects of human resources management (HRM) and entrepreneurship by supporting the main dimensions of HRM. The system strategy was used to facilitate technology innovation through knowledge management while the organizational strategy was adopted to create positive organizational culture and high performance systems.

Originality/value – The paper suggests that globally distributed engineering and international technology entrepreneurship be new area for theory building. The strategies from this special issue have implications for the study of new information technology innovation and e-HR developmental approaches as well as professional service, customer relations modeling and strategic HRM.

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