Human Resource Planning

A monthly magazine provides news, issues, profiles, and trend analysis affecting the human resources profession.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 4, December

Governance, Knowledge Creation, and Organizing: An Afterthought
Governance and knowledge are important considerations in designing the organizations of the future. Corporate governance has been associated with increasing the return on capital employed and more rigid control of management teams. The emphasis...
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Introduction to the Special Issue
Periodically, Human Resource Planning focuses on a single theme and dedicates an entire issue of the journal to that theme. In this case, we devote attention to the "new economy. To some readers it may seem strange that this topic comes up at this...
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Leisureplanet.com: Organization and HRM in the New Economy
Methodology The first author served as the senior HR manager of Leisureplanet.com during its last, and critical, phase of evolvement. Through the lens of his role we present events of which he had first-hand experience. We also make use of official...
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Message from the President
I just wanted to share with you an evening of which all of us who have been involved with the Society can be proud. The National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR) was established in 1992 to honor individuals of distinction in the field of HR,...
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Organizational Models for Collaboration in the New Economy
Technology Drivers and Collaboration The new economy is a knowledge-based economy without borders, where the race is between companies and locales over how to learn faster and organize more flexibly to take advantage of technology-enabled market...
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Oticon: Unorthodox Project-Based Management and Careers in a "Spaghetti Organization"
Background The company was established in 1904 and is one of the world's largest producers of hearing aids. Its headquarters, located in Copenhagen and employing approximately 300 employees, is the focus of this case. As a private, well-established,...
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Repositioning Human Resource Management in the New Economy. (Articles)
This special issue is the outcome of an all-too-rare collaboration between practitioners of HRM and HRM academics. In June 2000 I attended the Lugano meeting of the European Human Resource Forum, a sister organization to The Human Resource Planning...
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Technology, Community, and the Practice of HRM
Technological Evolution and HRM Technology is changing the way we work, the roles we undertake, and the interactions through which work gets done (DeFillippi, 2002). In apparently successful cases, as with the hearing aid company Oticon, technology...
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