Accession Number : ADA183007

Title :   Does Business Strategy Affect Personnel Management Practices?

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : TEXAS A AND M UNIV COLLEGE STATION DEPT OF MANAGEMENT

Personal Author(s) : Fisher,Cynthia D ; Shaw,James B

PDF Url : ADA183007

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : The effect of business strategy (defender versus analyzer and prospector) on a variety of human resource management practices was assessed. Hypotheses regarding selection, training, and compensation were supported. Those regarding job analysis use of written HRM policies, promotion practices and performance appraisal were not supported. Factors which may weaken the strategy-practice match were discussed extensively. Keywords: Business strategy, Human resource strategy, Personnel practices, Personnel management.

Descriptors :   *COMMERCE, *PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, HUMAN RESOURCES, STRATEGY, JOB ANALYSIS, PROMOTION(ADVANCEMENT), RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, HYPOTHESES, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), POLICIES

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE