Human Resource Management and Economic Success: An Australian Perspective**
Dowling, Peter J., Management Revue
In this paper we examine the case for a link at the national and firm level between human resource management (HRM) and economic success in Australia. A brief history of the industrial development of Australia (and New Zealand) is presented and some differentiating factors noted (Dowling/Boxall 1994). A key factor with regard to Australia is the relatively small size of the population and economy and the disproportionate impact of globalisation and global political and economic events upon the performance of the Australian economy. Recent empirical research in the US which argues that there is evidence that positive employee relations effectively serves as an intangible and enduring asset …
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Publication information: Article title: Human Resource Management and Economic Success: An Australian Perspective**. Contributors: Dowling, Peter J. - Author. Journal title: Management Revue. Volume: 16. Issue: 2 Publication date: April 1, 2005. Page number: 202+. © Rainer Hampp Verlag 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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