publication . Thesis . 2010

The impact of high performance work systems in Irish companies: an examination of company and employee outcomes

Mkamwa, Thadeus F.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2010
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
This study examines the impact of High Performance Work Systems (HPWS) on company and employee-level performance outcomes. At the company level, the study examines the outcomes of HPWS usage on innovation, productivity and turnover. The study uses data collected from 132 companies in Ireland who participated in a general manager (GM) and human resource (HR) manager survey conducted in 2006. This study shows that an extensive application of HPWS is associated with an increase in innovation, productivity and a reduction in voluntary turnover. At the employee level, the study examines employees’ perceptions of human resource management (HRM) practices and their imp...
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free text keywords: Personnel management
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