Strategic positioning of HRM in knowledge-based organizations

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Title Strategic positioning of HRM in knowledge-based organizations
Author Thite, Mohan
Journal Name The Learning Organization
Editor Steven Cavaleri
Year Published 2004
Place of publication England
Publisher Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Abstract With knowledge management as the strategic intent and learning to learn as the strategic weapon, the current management focus is on how to leverage knowledge faster and better than competitors. Research demonstrates that it is the cultural mindset of the people in the organisation that primarily defines success in knowledge intensive organisations. This article highlights the importance of people management in the knowledge economy, explores major challenges to human resource management (HRM) in managing knowledge workers, and identifies some key HR strategies for effective people-centric partnership in knowledge management, namely, trusting HR philosophy, institutionalising learning to learn, and fine tuning HR systems in recruitment, retainment, performance and reward management of intellectual capital in a multi-national context. This article reflects the key themes from the author's recent book, Managing People in the New Economy, published by Sage.
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Volume 11
Issue Number 1
Page from 28
Page to 44
ISSN 0969-6474
Date Accessioned 2005-04-01
Language en_AU
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject PRE2009-Human Resources Management
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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