Human Resource Planning

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

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 1, March

Articles
In this issue of Human Resource Planning we are fortunate to have three diverse contributions that are just a bit different from our usual offerings. Professors Lester and Kickul, in their article Psychological Contracts in the 21st Century: What Employees...
Bureaucratic and High Commitment Human Resource Practices in Small Service Firms
A substantial literature exists on human resource management practices in large firms, but little has been done to help managers of small firms. Yet, small firms account for the majority of the U.S. workforce and net new jobs created. By understanding...
Perspectives
This column addresses emerging trends and issues in the development and implementation of human resource strategies. Please respond with your views and experiences to bpinzon@hrps.org or walker@walkergroup.com. Zero Defections? In today's tight...
Psychological Contracts in the 21st Century: What Employees Value Most and How Well Organizations Are Responding to These Expectations
This study examines the status of psychological contracts as we enter the 21st century. Employees identified the importance they placed on various aspects of the psychological contract and the degree to which their organization had fulfilled these...
When Layoff Survivors Become Layoff Victims: Propensity to Litigate
Employers are often advised that employees who feel they have been treated unfairly are more likely to litigate against their organization. But does observing others being treated unfairly influence the likelihood of litigation? We examined this question...