Advances in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (AHRMOD): 161 Volumes

Advances in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (AHRMOD): 161 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain)
ISSN: 2327-3372|EISSN: 2327-3380
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Institutions: Print
List Price: $36,809.95


A solid foundation is essential to the development and success of any organization and can be accomplished through the effective and careful management of an organization’s human capital. Research in human resources management and organizational development is necessary in providing business leaders with the tools and methodologies which will assist in the development and maintenance of their organizational structure.

The Advances in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (AHRMOD) Book Series aims to publish the latest research on all aspects of human resources as well as the latest methodologies, tools, and theories regarding organizational development and sustainability. The AHRMOD Book Series intends to provide business professionals, managers, researchers, and students with the necessary resources to effectively develop and implement organizational strategies.

Topics Covered

  • Change Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Collaborative Method
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Disputes Resolution
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • E-Human Resources Management
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Communications
  • Employee Evaluation
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment and Labor Laws
  • Entrepreneurialism
  • Executive Compensation
  • Executive Education
  • Human Relations Movement
  • Human Resources Development
  • Job Enrichment
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Development
  • Organizational Learning
  • Outsourcing HR
  • Performance Improvement
  • Personnel Policies
  • Personnel Retention
  • Process Improvement
  • Recruitment Process
  • Skills Management
  • Strategic HRM
  • Succession Planning
  • Talent Identification and Management
  • Training and Development
  • Upward Feedback
  • Worker Behavior and Engagement
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Workplace Culture
  • Workplace Discrimination

Titles in Series

Human Resources Management in the Tourism Sector
Marco Valeri (Niccolò Cusano University, Italy), Bruno Sousa (Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave (IPCA), Portugal)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
In the competitive world of the tourism sector, effective human resources management has become a critical factor in determining the success and sustainability of or...
Fostering Organizational Sustainability With Positive Psychology
Elif Baykal (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
The pursuit of sustainability has taken center stage across industries on a global scale. However, many organizations find themselves grappling with the challenge of...
Creating Learning Organizations Through Digital Transformation
Henrique S. Mamede (Universidade Aberta, INESC-TEC, Portugal), Arnaldo Santos (Universidade Aberta, Portugal)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
Organizations find themselves at a pivotal crossroads in an era propelled by the sweeping tide of digital transformation, where the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has...
Organizational Management Sustainability in VUCA Contexts
Rafael Perez-Uribe (Universidad Santo Tomas, Bogotá, Colombia), David Ocampo-Guzman (Santo Tomas University, Colombia & EAN University, Colombia), Carlos Salcedo-Perez (Politecnico Grancolombiano, Colombia), Andrés Carvajal-Contreras (Ean University, Colombia)
Copyright © 2024. 350 pages.
Organizational Management Sustainability in VUCA Contexts is an insightful and comprehensive book that delves into the complex interplay between sustainability and t...
Demystifying the Dark Side of AI in Business
Sumesh Dadwal (Northumbria University, UK), Shikha Goyal (Lovely Professional University, India), Pawan Kumar (Lovely Professional University, India), Rajesh Verma (Lovely Professional University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
Demystifying the Dark Side of AI in Business delves into the often-overlooked negative aspects of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its implications for organizations...
Innovative Human Resource Management for SMEs
Shuja Iqbal (School of Management, Jiangsu University, China), Komal Khalid (King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia), Andi Cudai Nur (Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
Innovative Human Resource Management for SMEs presents a comprehensive solution to the challenges faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in managing thei...
Talent Acquisition and Retention Strategies in Global Startups
Neetima Agarwal (Symbiosis International University, India), Leo Paul Dana (Kingston University, UK), Sujata Khandai (Amity University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 305 pages.
As the global startup market is growing, it becomes essential to focus on the human resources (HR) challenges being faced by startups and small businesses. Many HR c...
Exploring the Intersection of AI and Human Resources Management
Muhammad Rafiq (UCSI University), Muhammad Farrukh (Shenzhen Moscow State University- Beijing Institute of Technology (SMBU), China), Rizwan Mushtaq (EDC Paris Business School, Paris, France), Omkar Dastane (UCSI University)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly recognized as organizations seek to disrupt and transfor...
Promoting Value Creation Through Organizational Effectiveness and Development
Thais González-Torres (Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain), José-Luis Rodríguez-Sánchez (Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
Organizational effectiveness represents the net satisfaction of all stakeholders involved in the process of efficiently gathering and transforming inputs into output...
The Role of Leaders and Actors in Academy-Business Partnerships: Issues of Risk, Trust, Power, Ethics, and Cooperation
Morgan R. Clevenger (Hiram College, USA), Mark Kretovics (Kent State University, USA), Jessica Shepard Watts (University of North Texas, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
In academic-business partnerships, many challenges plague both sides of the equation. From navigating complex power dynamics to ensuring ethical conduct, managing ri...
Leadership Strategies for Effective Diversity Management
Amdy Diene (Liberty University, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
In an increasingly globalized and diverse business landscape, effective leadership strategies for managing diversity have become pivotal for organizational success....
Cases on the Interplay Between Family, Society, and Entrepreneurship
Ethel Ndidiamaka Abe (SashBM LLC, USA), Isaac Idowu Abe (SashBM LLC, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
In the face of a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world and unpredictable challenges, governments need to be able to detect those changes in real-time and...
Enhancing Employee Engagement and Productivity in the Post-Pandemic Multigenerational Workforce
Angela M. Even (Purdue University, USA), Bryan Christiansen (Southern New Hampshire University, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 464 pages.
The post-pandemic era has brought about significant disruptions to the human resources management function, exacerbating existing challenges such as labor shortages...
Utilizing Cloud Computing for SME Development
Jonathan G. Sinclair (HighRoads Ltd, UK)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
The importance of cloud computing in driving digitalization and facilitating business growth has increased with the growing significance of digital transformation fo...
Global Citizenship and Its Impact on Multiculturalism in the Workplace
Randa Diab-Bahman (Kuwait Technical College, Kuwait), Abrar Al-Enzi (Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait)
Copyright © 2023. 351 pages.
The fast economic, social, and political changes that characterize today’s world have created much uncertainty not only in countries but also in companies and public...
Managing Successful and Ethical Organizational Change
Dimitrios Belias (University of Thessaly, Greece), Ioannis Rossidis (Hellenic Open University, Greece), Christos Papademetriou (Neapolis University, Cyprus), Andreas Masouras (Neapolis University, Cyprus), Sofia Anastasiadou (University of Western Macedonia, Greece)
Copyright © 2023. 396 pages.
In the face of rapid economic developments, globalization, and technological advancements, organizations must adapt to thrive in an ever-changing landscape. Managing...
Women of Color and Hair Bias in the Work Environment
Kula A. Francis (University of the Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands), Anna M. Clarke (University of the Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands)
Copyright © 2024. 320 pages.
Professional women of color identify with various natural, Black hairstyles including braids, dread locs, twists, and other natural coiled styles. Black women who wo...
Promoting Regional Industries Through Cross-Sectoral Collaborations: Regional System, Management, and the Management Body
Yuki Kawabata (Chukyo University, Japan)
Copyright © 2023. 277 pages.
In the realm of regional industrial development, academic scholars often find themselves grappling with a complex dilemma; how to effectively navigate the complex la...
Addressing Corporate Scandals and Transgressions Through Governance and Social Responsibility
Carlos Flórido Lopes (DEGEIT, University of Aveiro, Portugal & Research Centre on Accounting and Taxation (CICF-IPCA), Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal), Augusta Ferreira (ISCA-UA, University of Aveiro, Portugal & Research Centre on Accounting and Taxation (CICF-IPCA), Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal), Carlos Ferreira (DEGEIT and LASI/IEETA, University of Aveiro, Portugal), Helena Inácio (ISCA-UA and GOVCOPP, University of Aveiro, Portugal), Carlos Santos (ISCA-UA, University of Aveiro, Portugal & Research Centre on Accounting and Taxation (CICF-IPCA), Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal)
Copyright © 2023. 311 pages.
Despite the evolution of corporate governance in the last 30 years, corporate scandals have not stopped appearing in the media and academic documents. Therefore, thi...
Transformational Leadership Styles for Global Leaders: Management and Communication Strategies
Darcia Ann Marie Roache (University of Saskatchewan, Canada & Capilano University, Canada & University Canada West, Canada & University of the People, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 545 pages.
The impact of transformational leadership styles, management strategies, and communication for organizational effectiveness and employee performance within organizat...
Real-World Solutions for Diversity, Strategic Change, and Organizational Development: Perspectives in Healthcare, Education, Business, and Technology
Darrell Norman Burrell (Marymount University, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 450 pages.
The great resignation, quiet quitting, #MeToo workplace cultures, bro culture at work, the absence of more minorities in cybersecurity, cybercrime, police brutality,...
Using Organizational Culture to Resolve Business Challenges
Gerardo Reyes Ruiz (Center for Naval Higher Studies (CESNAV), Mexico)
Copyright © 2023. 298 pages.
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) face numerous challenges in today's ever-changing business landscape, including excessive bureaucracy, limited government sup...
Corporate Psychology and Its Impact on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Ebtihaj Ahmed Al A'ali (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Meryem Masmoudi (Applied Science University, Bahrain), Gardenia AlSaffar (Royal Bahrain Hospital, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2023. 218 pages.
In today's fast-paced world, fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in organizations has become a challenge. The lack of understanding and implementation of...
HR Analytics in an Era of Rapid Automation
Radha Yadav (CHRIST University, India), Mudita Sinha (CHRIST University, India), Joseph Varghese Kureethara (CHRIST University, India)
Copyright © 2023. 359 pages.
Human Resources (HR) departments often have significant data sets related to employees and positions within their organizations, but optimizing use of this data can...
Policies, Protocols, and Standards for Professionalism in a Diverse Work Environment
Christiana Bevier (Purdue University Global, USA), Barry Regan (Purdue University Global, USA), Carolyn N. Stevenson (Purdue University Global, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 324 pages.
The evolving nature of the professional world has made it increasingly complex to project professionalism effectively. Policies, Protocols, and Standards for Profess...
Measuring the Effectiveness of Organizational Development Strategies During Unprecedented Times
Kyla Latrice Tennin (College of Doctoral Studies, University of Phoenix, USA & Forbes School of Business, USA & World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF)-G20, USA & Lady Mirage Global, Inc., USA)
Copyright © 2023. 345 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted businesses and markets across the globe, causing millions of people to lose their jobs as many sectors struggled financially....
Role of Human Resources for Inclusive Leadership, Workplace Diversity, and Equity in Organizations
Caglar Dogru (Ufuk University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2023. 421 pages.
Recently there has been a tremendous paradigm shift in diversifying the workforce at both national and international levels. Having roots in the globalization trend...
Socio-Economic Disparities, Vulnerable Communities, and the Future of Work and Entrepreneurship
JoAnn Denise Rolle (Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, USA), Micah Crump (Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 299 pages.
While many scholars, governments, and corporations have expressed that they would like to play a hand in developing an inclusive and equitable society, few have achi...
Examining Applied Multicultural Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Bryan Christiansen (Southern New Hampshire University, USA), Angela M. Even (Purdue University, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 349 pages.
Industrial and organizational psychology (I-O psychology) contributes to an organization’s success by improving the job performance, wellbeing, motivation, job satis...
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts of Businesses in Rural Areas
Shashi Bala (V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, India), Puja Singhal (National Centre for School Leadership (NIEPA), India)
Copyright © 2023. 258 pages.
Equity is the tool to achieve diversity and inclusion that will help eliminate injustice and fairly distribute the benefits of an equitable environment to everyone....
Perspectives on Workplace Communication and Well-Being in Hybrid Work Environments
Alexandre Duarte (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal), Patrícia Dias (Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal), Teresa Ruão (CECS, Universidade do Minho, Portugal), José Gabriel Andrade (CECS, Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2023. 276 pages.
The world has been facing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic for over two years now. Daily life changed dramatically, and social distancing and remote working have...
Context, Policy, and Practices in Indigenous and Cultural Entrepreneurship
Wilfred Isak April (International University Management, Namibia), Anthony Adeyanju (International University of Management, Namibia), Blessing Tafirenyika (International University of Management, Namibia)
Copyright © 2023. 296 pages.
There are ongoing debates on the concepts surrounding the roles of Indigenous people in transforming the entrepreneurial landscape to promote socio-economic developm...
Female Entrepreneurship as a Driving Force of Economic Growth and Social Change
Ana Dias Daniel (Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal), Cristina Fernandes (Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal)
Copyright © 2023. 241 pages.
In the last decade, female entrepreneurship has gained considerable attention from both academicians and policymakers. Despite the proliferation of studies, this fie...
Valuing People and Technology in the Workplace: Ethical Implications and Imperatives for Success
Claretha Hughes (University of Arkansas, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 367 pages.
Technology’s use has exploded, and many employees have been left behind during the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations are constantly trying to balance people and techn...
Developing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policies for Promoting Employee Sustainability and Well-Being
Sónia P. Gonçalves (ISCSP, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal), Paula Cristina Nunes Figueiredo (Universidade Lusófona, Portugal), Eduardo Luis Soares Tomé (ULHT, Universidade Lusófona, Portugal), José Baptista (ISCSP, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)
Copyright © 2023. 333 pages.
Employee sustainability and well-being have been increasingly important discussions in today’s business world. Businesses may have difficulty implementing a successf...
Strategic Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry: A Digitalized Economic Paradigm
Kannapat Kankaew (Burapha University International College, Thailand)
Copyright © 2023. 309 pages.
Human resources are critical within organizations, particularly in the modern world where technology can be acquired to produce the same quality of products. Today,...
Corporate Sustainability as a Tool for Improving Economic, Social, and Environmental Performance
Bartolomé Marco-Lajara (University of Alicante, Spain), Javier Martínez-Falcó (University of Alicante, Spain & Stellenbosch University, South Africa), Luis A. Millán-Tudela (University of Alicante, Spain)
Copyright © 2023. 337 pages.
The world is currently witnessing a change in the business paradigm in which economic, social, and environmental variables are taken into account. In this sense, sus...
Handbook of Research on Dissecting and Dismantling Occupational Stress in Modern Organizations
Adnan ul Haque (Yorkville University, Canada)
Copyright © 2023. 559 pages.
Occupational stress is a growing area of interest as ensuring employees are cared for physically and emotionally in the workplace has become vital across industries....
Managing Technology Integration for Human Resources in Industry 5.0
Naman Sharma (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India), Kumar Shalender (Chitkara University, India)
Copyright © 2023. 294 pages.
Although the transition between the first three industrial revolutions took more than a century, Industry 4.0 is progressing quickly. The emergence of digitalization...
Leadership Perspectives on Effective Intergenerational Communication and Management
Fatma Ince (Mersin University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2023. 289 pages.
Rapid developments are taking place within society and organizations. They demand a flexible, responsive, and competent workforce. Demographic shifts and the increas...
Examining the Aging Workforce and Its Impact on Economic and Social Development
Bruno de Sousa Lopes (University of Aveiro, Portugal), Maria Céu Lamas (School of Health, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal), Vanessa Amorim (Porto Accounting and Business School, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal), Orlando Lima Rua (Porto Accounting and Business School, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal)
Copyright © 2023. 215 pages.
The phenomenon of aging results from the transition from a demographic model whose birth and mortality rates are exceptionally high to another model in which both de...
Handbook of Research on Acceleration Programs for SMEs
Inês Lisboa (Politechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal), Nuno Teixeira (Politechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal), Liliane Segura (Presbiteriano Mackenzie Institute, Brazil), Tomáš Krulický (Institute of Technology and Business, České Budějovice, Czech Republic), Veronika Machová (Institute of Technology and Business, České Budějovice, Czech Republic)
Copyright © 2023. 575 pages.
The international financial crisis of 2007 and 2008 and the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have had a great impact on many firms’ financial needs. Simulta...
The Experiences of Black Women Diversity Practitioners in Historically White Institutions
Tristen Brenaé Johnson (Moffitt Cancer Center, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 330 pages.
In recent decades, historically white institutions have advanced their focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion practices within their organizations. Today, many or...
Handbook of Research on Promoting an Inclusive Organizational Culture for Entrepreneurial Sustainability
Rafael Ignacio Perez-Uribe (Santo Tomas University, Colombia), David Ocampo-Guzman (Santo Tomas University, Colombia & EAN University, Colombia), Nelson Moreno-Monsalve (EAN University, Colombia)
Copyright © 2023. 395 pages.
In recent times, there have been many changes to global work environments that have highlighted the importance of prioritizing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse o...
Promoting Inclusivity and Diversity Through Internet of Things in Organizational Settings
Gurinder Singh (Amity University, Noida, India), Vikas Garg (Amity University, Noida, India), Richa Goel (Amity University, Noida, India)
Copyright © 2022. 320 pages.
The internet of things (IoT) has already proven its worth in fields such as health, education, and urban transportation. Given the rapid advancement of IoT along wit...
Global Perspectives on Maintaining Gender, Age, and Religious Diversity in the Workplace
Kakul Agha (Skyline University College, UAE), Mireia Las Heras Maestro (IESE Business School, Spain)
Copyright © 2022. 407 pages.
Diversity is an issue that is pervasive in this globalized world. As most countries are eager to ensure they are as diverse and inclusive as possible, broadening the...
Leadership Strategies for the Hybrid Workforce: Best Practices for Fostering Employee Safety and Significance
Matthew Ohlson (University of North Florida, USA), Lakshmi Goel (University of North Florida, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 253 pages.
The global shift of the business world and the way the workforce navigates jobs is a powerful consequence of the global pandemic. Moreover, occupational health and s...
Sustainability and the Future of Work and Entrepreneurship for the Underserved
JoAnn Denise Rolle (Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, USA), Micah Crump (Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 452 pages.
Disparity in the workplace has been exacerbated in recent years as society faces a number of challenges in promoting inclusion and equality across fields. To ensure...
Sustainable Development of Human Resources in a Globalization Period
Erum Shaikh (Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Benazirabad, Sanghar, Pakistan), Muhammad Nawaz Tunio (The University of Sufism and Modern Sciences, Bhitshah, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2022. 274 pages.
The concept of sustainability and sustainable development is growing rapidly and has great importance in the different aspects of social and economic development at...
Handbook of Research on the Complexities and Strategies of Occupational Stress
Adnan ul Haque (Yorkville University, Canada)
Copyright © 2022. 611 pages.
Stress is commonly witnessed in the workplace due to environmental factors and human interaction and can result in health complications, high turnover, and more. Whi...
Implementing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Management in Organizational Change Initiatives
Abeni El-Amin (Fort Hays State University, USA & Shenyang Normal University, China)
Copyright © 2022. 320 pages.
The social and political changes of this era have created a climate change and fundamental shift in how businesses view the impact of diversity, equity, inclusion, a...
Mainstreaming Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as Future Workplace Ethics
Lukman Raimi (Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei), Jainaba M. L. Kah (Office of the President, Gambia)
Copyright © 2022. 297 pages.
Currently, there are several divergent and convergent understandings of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as the term continues to evolve and expand. A number o...
Handbook of Research on Challenges for Human Resource Management in the COVID-19 Era
Paula Cristina Nunes Figueiredo (Universidade Lusófona, Portugal), Eduardo Luís de Campos Soares Tomé (Universidade Lusófona, Portugal), José Carlos Dias Rouco (Universidade Lusófona, Portugal)
Copyright © 2022. 543 pages.
The importance of people in organizations has been growing in the organizational environment over the last decades. Digital transformation, artificial intelligence,...
Cases on Organizational Communication and Understanding Understudied Groups
Jessica A. Kahlow (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 236 pages.
In today’s business world, understanding and supporting understudied groups is vital to maintain workplace diversity, safety, and ethics as well as promote a positiv...
Handbook of Research on Integrating Spirituality in Modern Workplaces
Naval Garg (Delhi Technological University, India), Bijender Punia (Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, India)
Copyright © 2022. 402 pages.
Workplace spirituality has become a popular topic in today’s society as it has been reported to have a positive association with employee performance, organizational...
International Perspectives and Strategies for Managing an Aging Workforce
Fatma Ince (Mersin University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2022. 346 pages.
Older employees are often seen as an obstacle and not as an opportunity for companies, especially regarding the transfer of knowledge and experience. Effective devel...
External Events and Crises That Impact Firms and Other Entities
Heather C. Webb (Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, UAE), Hussain Al Numairy (Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, UAE)
Copyright © 2022. 303 pages.
Historically, academicians and practitioners have developed various management methodologies and technologies to help business managers deal with challenges in their...
Multidisciplinary Approach to Diversity and Inclusion in the COVID-19-Era Workplace
Rilla Hynes (Northwood University, USA), Carlos Tasso Aquino (Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, USA), Josephine Hauer (University of Phoenix, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 348 pages.
Empathy, diversity, inclusion, and soft skills are key building blocks of an innovative workforce challenged to respond to the ever-growing needs of the COVID-19 era...
Religion and Its Impact on Organizational Behavior
Ebtihaj Al-Aali (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Meryem Masmoudi (Applied Science University, Bahrain), Gardenia Jassim AlSaffar (Royal Bahrain Hospital, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2022. 326 pages.
Religion and its effect on individuals in organizations is critical to understand as organizational behavior and culture are dependent upon individual employees. Eva...
Navigating the New Normal of Business With Enhanced Human Resource Management Strategies
Perfecto Gatbonton Aquino Jr. (Independent Researcher, Philippines), Revenio Cabanilla Jalagat Jr. (Al-Zahra College for Women, Oman)
Copyright © 2022. 313 pages.
Despite the ill effects of COVID-19 and the temporary closure of business operations worldwide, some organizations, such as the food and pharmaceutical industries, a...
Gender Perspectives on Industry 4.0 and the Impact of Technology on Mainstreaming Female Employment
Shashi Bala (V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, India), Puja Singhal (National Centre for School Leadership (NIEPA), India)
Copyright © 2022. 325 pages.
Almost all economies have, or are at least starting to, understand the significance of examining and mainstreaming gender issues in the world of work. Sociocultural...
Ergonomics and Business Policies for the Promotion of Well-Being in the Workplace
Mildrend Montoya-Reyes (Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico), Ismael Mendoza-Muñoz (Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico), Gabriela Jacobo-Galicia (Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico), Samantha E. Cruz-Sotelo (Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico)
Copyright © 2022. 303 pages.
In recent years, employee health and well-being have been of increasing importance to companies as they attempt to move toward more sustainable business models and f...
Handbook of Research on Key Dimensions of Occupational Safety and Health Protection Management
Snežana Živković (Faculty of Occupational Safety, University of Niš, Serbia), Bojan Krstić (Faculty of Economics, University of Niš, Serbia), Tamara Rađenović (Faculty of Occupational Safety, University of Niš, Serbia)
Copyright © 2022. 512 pages.
Much remains to be known about occupational safety and health, occupational diseases, legislation, practices, and cases worldwide, as well as the implications for su...
Analyzing Telework, Trustworthiness, and Performance Using Leader-Member Exchange: COVID-19 Perspective
Michael A. Brown Sr. (Right Fit Communications LLC, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 263 pages.
While the concept of teleworking has existed for many years, the COVID-19 pandemic drastically altered the operations of businesses and industries around the world....
Future Advancements for CSR and the Sustainable Development Goals in a Post-COVID-19 World
Andrea Pérez (University of Cantabria, Spain)
Copyright © 2022. 355 pages.
The COVID-19 global pandemic has had a profound impact on the global business community. Amidst the ongoing crisis, countries around the world are opening up again t...
Handbook of Research on Advancements in Organizational Data Collection and Measurements: Strategies for Addressing Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors
Mihai C. Bocarnea (Regent University, USA), Bruce E. Winston (Regent University, USA), Debra Dean (Regent University, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 400 pages.
Different organizational instruments have been developed and adapted with proven reliability and validity to measure organizational attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors...
Building Competencies for Organizational Success: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Donta S. Harper (Argosy University, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 217 pages.
Competencies historically have been vital for skill building, and competency-based approaches have demonstrated their impact on business performance and organization...
Role of Leadership in Facilitating Healing and Renewal in Times of Organizational Trauma and Change
Lynda Byrd-Poller (Thomas Nelson Community College, USA), Jennifer L. Farmer (Renewed Mindset LLC, USA), Valerie Ford (ISP Global Communications LLC, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 291 pages.
Organizational trauma theory endeavors to examine the psychological and physical effects of trauma on individuals and groups within an organization. Individual traum...
Impact of Infodemic on Organizational Performance
Muhammad Waseem Bari (Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan), Emilia Alaverdov (Georgian Technical University, Georgia)
Copyright © 2021. 380 pages.
COVID-19 is not the only global challenge that the world is facing these days. The infodemic, based on the pandemic (COVID-19), is another serious challenge for the...
Effective Strategies for Communicating Insights in Business
Ross Jackson (Wittenberg University, USA), Amanda Reboulet (Jacoulet, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 261 pages.
Because insights can be viewed as fragments of knowledge collected through experience and education, they are not easily communicated to organizational leaders. Succ...
Handbook of Research on Remote Work and Worker Well-Being in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Daniel Wheatley (University of Birmingham, UK), Irene Hardill (Northumbria University, UK), Sarah Buglass (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
Copyright © 2021. 420 pages.
With the introduction of policies to combat COVID-19, far greater numbers of employees across the globe—including those with limited job autonomy—have moved to under...
Cases on Critical Practices for Modern and Future Human Resources Management
Devi Akella (Albany State University, USA), Niveen Eid (Birzeit University, Palestine), Anton Sabella (Birzeit University, Palestine)
Copyright © 2021. 322 pages.
Human resources management (HRM) has evolved in the last few years as a result of such factors as outsourcing, work-life balance issues, globalization, increasing pr...
Asian Women in Corporate America: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sambhavi Lakshminarayanan (Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 263 pages.
By necessity, understanding of leadership has been based on who used to be business leaders, namely men. In the last few years, Asian women have been making their ma...
Critical Issues on Changing Dynamics in Employee Relations and Workforce Diversity
Radha Yadav (Dayananda Sagar University, India), Priyanka Panday (Doon Business School, India), Naman Sharma (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India)
Copyright © 2021. 326 pages.
The past four decades have seen unprecedented social and economic changes that have demanded a transformation in existing employee relation practices. Shifts in demo...
Handbook of Research on Autopoiesis and Self-Sustaining Processes for Organizational Success
Małgorzata Pańkowska (University of Economics in Katowice, Poland)
Copyright © 2021. 432 pages.
Autopoietic systems show a remarkable property in the way they interact with their environment: on the one hand building blocks and energy (including information) ar...
Designing and Implementing HR Management Systems in Family Businesses
Luca Gnan (University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy), Giulia Flamini (University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy)
Copyright © 2021. 368 pages.
Human resource management (HRM) systems are an under-researched area in family business studies even though they arguably play an important role. To exploit their en...
Transforming Human Resource Functions With Automation
Anchal Pathak (Bule Hora University, Ethiopia), Shikha Rana (IMS Unison University, India)
Copyright © 2021. 192 pages.
Technology is used in various forms within today’s modern market. Businesses and companies, specifically, are beginning to manage their effectiveness and performance...
Examining the Career Development Practices and Experiences of Immigrants
Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA), Kenneth Kungu (Clayton State University, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 362 pages.
There has been a marked increase in the number of immigrants worldwide. However, there is still limited research on immigrant experiences at work, especially the cha...
Future of Work, Work-Family Satisfaction, and Employee Well-Being in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Ethel Ndidiamaka Abe (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Copyright © 2021. 382 pages.
Disruptions are being caused in the workplace due to the development of advanced software technology and the speed at which these technological advancements are bein...
Handbook of Research on Cyberbullying and Online Harassment in the Workplace
Leslie Ramos Salazar (West Texas A&M University, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 717 pages.
Given users’ heavy reliance of modern communication technologies such as mobile and tablet devices, laptops, computers, and social media networks, workplace cyberbul...
Integration and Application of Business Graduate and Business Leader Competency-Models
Donta S. Harper (Argosy University, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 275 pages.
Utilizing a skill and ability-based competency approach can be used to develop both individuals and organizations. Whether the skills are developed through on-the-jo...
Human Resource Management Practices for Promoting Sustainability
Sulaiman Olusegun Atiku (Naimbia University of Science and Technology, Namibia), Tinuke Fapohunda (Lagos State University, Nigeria)
Copyright © 2021. 326 pages.
In the midst of climate change, responsible business practices and ecological modernization become essential tools for the promotion of sustainability. Due to the cu...
Anywhere Working and the Future of Work
Yvette Blount (Macquarie University, Australia), Marianne Gloet (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Copyright © 2021. 287 pages.
While the current workforce has pushed for the capability to work from home, it has been the natural disasters and pandemics that have emerged across the globe this...
Implementation Strategies for Improving Diversity in Organizations
Claretha Hughes (University of Arkansas, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 451 pages.
Awareness and inclusion are not enough to create effective change in organizations and society. Instead, organizations must implement strategies to ensure that they...
Principles of Islamic Ethics for Contemporary Workplaces
Abdus Sattar Abbasi (COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus, Pakistan), Razaq Raj (Leeds Beckett University, UK)
Copyright © 2021. 275 pages.
Contemporary workplaces are subject to numerous challenges due to the absolute technological takeover of real-time working platforms. Though significant developments...
Youth Work in a Digital Society
Zeinab Zaremohzzabieh (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia), Seyedali Ahrari (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia), Steven Eric Krauss (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia), Asnarulkhadi Abu Samah (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia), Siti Zobidah Omar (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2020. 301 pages.
The integration of digital technologies into practice presents opportunities and challenges for the field of youth work. Digitalization procedures transform interact...
Strategies for Attracting, Maintaining, and Balancing a Mature Workforce
Claretha Hughes (University of Arkansas, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 338 pages.
There is no end in sight as the Fourth Industrial Revolution becomes more prevalent across the world. Artificial intelligence (AI) is making it imperative that machi...
Innovative Management and Business Practices in Asia
Patricia Ordoñez de Pablos (The University of Oviedo, Spain), Xi Zhang (Tianjin University, China), Kwok Tai Chui (The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Copyright © 2020. 365 pages.
Businesses in the Asia-Pacific communities provide enormous opportunities for local entrepreneurs to develop and collectively collaborate with other economies. Howev...
Appreciative Inquiry Approaches to Organizational Transformation
Sudipto Bhattacharya (Vellore Institute of Technology, India), Tanusree Chakraborty (Rajalakshmi School of Business, India)
Copyright © 2020. 277 pages.
As organizations continue to develop and adapt in today’s modern society, various approaches have begun to emerge as managers look for the best techniques to improve...
Management Control Systems and Tools for Internationalization Success
Nuno Miguel Teixeira (Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal), Joaquim Silva Ribeiro (Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal), Ana Bela Teixeira (Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal), Teresa Godinho (Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal)
Copyright © 2020. 270 pages.
In the competitive environment of corporate business, companies are constantly looking for a competitive edge. With the development of information and communication...
Handbook of Research on Positive Organizational Behavior for Improved Workplace Performance
Elif Baykal (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2020. 445 pages.
Positive psychology focuses on finding the best one has to offer and repairing the worst to such a degree that one becomes a more responsible, nurturing, and altruis...
Analyzing Workplace Deviance in Modern Organizations
Naman Sharma (Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, India)
Copyright © 2020. 354 pages.
Management leaders must constantly be prepared to correct the deviant behaviors of their employees and redirect the negative energy for the betterment of all. Ignori...
Recent Advances in the Roles of Cultural and Personal Values in Organizational Behavior
Zlatko Nedelko (University of Maribor, Slovenia), Maciej Brzozowski (Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland)
Copyright © 2020. 420 pages.
The complete understanding of organizational culture and personal values is fundamental for running and improving modern organizations. By identifying the underlying...
Corporate Governance Models and Applications in Developing Economies
Otuo Serebour Agyemang (University of Cape Coast, Ghana), Abraham Ansong (University of Cape Coast, Ghana), Ben Kwame Agyei-Mensah (Solbridge International School of Business, South Korea)
Copyright © 2020. 330 pages.
Virtually all developing, transitioning, and emerging-market economies are faced with one pressing concern at the moment: how to establish the groundwork for long-te...
Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era
Efosa C. Idemudia (Arkansas Tech University, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 667 pages.
Technology in the world today impacts every aspect of society and has infiltrated every industry, affecting communication, management, security, etc. With the emerge...
Macro and Micro-Level Issues Surrounding Women in the Workforce: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Başak Uçanok Tan (Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2020. 309 pages.
With the globalization and growth of world economic markets, the importance of a strong workforce has become paramount to business success. Organizations cannot achi...
Cases on Learning Design and Human Performance Technology
Jill Stefaniak (University of Georgia, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 362 pages.
As a company grows and new business opportunities are presented, there is an expectation that employee performance will grow and improve as the organization does. On...
Workforce Coaching, Mentoring, and Counseling: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Jayaranjani Sutha (Eastern University, Sri Lanka)
Copyright © 2019. 226 pages.
In the highly competitive business environment of today, organizations are continually making attempts to stay one step ahead of their competitors by implementing va...
Organizational Culture and Achieving Business Excellence: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Rassel Kassem (Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, UAE), Mian M. Ajmal (Abu Dhabi University, UAE)
Copyright © 2019. 143 pages.
Organizational culture has been a topic of interest to researchers, and there has been specific interest in the link between culture and organizational performance....
Corporate Standardization Management and Innovation
Kai Jakobs (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
Copyright © 2019. 362 pages.
Standardization is no longer a technical activity. Rather, most large firms as well as policymakers and many other public sector entities have realized the economic...
Handbook of Research on Metaheuristics for Order Picking Optimization in Warehouses to Smart Cities
Alberto Ochoa Ortiz-Zezzatti (Autonomous University of Juarez City, Mexico), Gilberto Rivera (Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, Mexico), Claudia Gómez-Santillán (National Institute of Technology of Mexico, Mexico & Technological Institute of Ciudad Madero, Mexico), Benito Sánchez–Lara (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico)
Copyright © 2019. 498 pages.
Building accurate algorithms for the optimization of picking orders is a difficult task, especially when one considers the delays of real-world situations. In wareho...
Handbook of Research on Strategic Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Management in Modern Organizations
Anthony Normore (California State University – Dominguez Hills, USA), Mitch Javidi (International Academy of Public Safety (IAPS), USA), Larry Long (Illinois State University, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 553 pages.
As communication and leadership skills are both essential for personal and organizational success, new approaches and management styles are continuously being sought...
Emotion-Based Approaches to Personnel Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sara Fazzin (Niccolò Cusano Italian University in London, UK)
Copyright © 2019. 235 pages.
Organizations have traditionally focused on competitive advantage strategies to improve their companies. However, new research points to the evaluation of employees’...
Management Techniques for Employee Engagement in Contemporary Organizations
Naman Sharma (Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, India), Narendra Chaudhary (Symbiosis International University, India), Vinod Kumar Singh (Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, India)
Copyright © 2019. 339 pages.
This reference book is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it provides innovative research on employee engagement. With the recent trend of businesses seeking s...
Corporate Social Responsibility and Opportunities for Sustainable Financial Success
Julia Margarete Puaschunder (Columbia University, USA & The New School, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 300 pages.
Throughout recent decades, corporate and financial social responsibility has steadily become recognized worldwide in the wake of globalization and political trends....
Contemporary Human Resources Management in the Tourism Industry
Demet Tüzünkan (Okan University, Turkey), Volkan Altıntaş (Izmir Katip Celebi University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2019. 405 pages.
The tourism industry is the largest service industry and the largest employment generator in the world. This was made possible by increasing globalization and dispos...
Managing Diversity, Innovation, and Infrastructure in Digital Business
Nilanjan Ray (Adamas University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 287 pages.
In the digital age, consumers have morphed from passive receivers of marketing messages to active suppliers of information about product through various digital medi...
Managerial Competencies for Multinational Businesses
Macarena López-Fernández (University of Cádiz, Spain), Pedro M. Romero-Fernández (University of Cádiz, Spain)
Copyright © 2019. 364 pages.
There is a growing interaction between companies and countries, illustrated by a constant flow of trade, capital, and work. With the rapid emergence of other countri...
Organizational Culture and Behavioral Shifts in the Green Economy
Violeta Sima (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)
Copyright © 2018. 334 pages.
Business development in the contemporary world takes place in an economically, politically, and socially complex environment. Today, it is necessary to recognize the...
Disruptive Technologies for Business Development and Strategic Advantage
Anatoly V. Zhuplev (Loyola Marymount University, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 364 pages.
The proliferation of entrepreneurship, technological and business innovations, emerging social trends and lifestyles, employment patterns, and other developments in...
Attracting and Retaining Millennial Workers in the Modern Business Era
Meng-Shan Tsai (Clouder Technology Inc., Taiwan)
Copyright © 2018. 249 pages.
The millennial generation is rapidly progressing in the workforce. As it does, it brings with it new ways of working and managing efficiency in the workplace. The ch...
Advances in Data Communications and Networking for Digital Business Transformation
Debashis Saha (Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India)
Copyright © 2018. 358 pages.
Sustaining a competitive edge in today’s business world requires innovative approaches to product, service, and management systems design and performance. Advances i...
Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management for Contemporary Business Environments
Armando Malheiro (University of Porto, Portugal), Fernanda Ribeiro (University of Porto, Portugal), George Leal Jamil (Fumec University, Brazil), Jose Pocas Rascao (Polytechnic of Setubal, Portugal), Oscar Mealha (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2018. 438 pages.
Information is considered essential in every business model, which is why staying abreast of the latest resources can help combat many challenges and aid businesses...
Online Collaboration and Communication in Contemporary Organizations
Ditte Kolbaek (Aalborg University, Denmark)
Copyright © 2018. 348 pages.
The digital age has introduced a deeper sense of connectivity in business environments. By relying more heavily on current technologies, organizations now experience...
Analyzing Workplace Arrogance and Organizational Effectiveness: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Khaled Tamzini (University of Sousse, Tunisia), Tahar Lazhar Ayed (Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2018. 194 pages.
Arrogance plays a problematic role in organizations, and it is a unique and difficult challenge to address. Taking proper steps towards recognizing and measuring the...
Statistical Tools and Analysis in Human Resources Management
Dipak Kumar Bhattacharyya (Xavier University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 295 pages.
Recently, the use of statistical tools, methodologies, and models in human resource management (HRM) has increased because of human resources (HR) analytics and pred...
Management Strategies and Technology Fluidity in the Asian Business Sector
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (University of Oviedo, Spain)
Copyright © 2018. 338 pages.
The ultimate success or failure of a business, in modern society, depends on a variety of factors across all levels of the organization. By utilizing dynamic technol...
Arab Women and Their Evolving Roles in the Global Business Landscape
Ebtihaj Al-A'ali (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Minwir M. Al-Shammari (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Hatem Masri (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2018. 321 pages.
Occupational segregation is a pressing issue in business and can be detrimental to women in the workforce. With the this segregation growing, there is now an urgent...
Creativity in Workforce Development and Innovation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sally Blake (Flagler College, USA), Candice M. Burkett (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 152 pages.
Though creativity is considered an asset in the modern business world, it is currently not being promoted in educational programs. Developing, supporting, and sustai...
Evaluating Media Richness in Organizational Learning
Albert Gyamfi (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark), Idongesit Williams (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark)
Copyright © 2018. 328 pages.
The application of emerging multimedia innovations can significantly benefit organizations across different sectors. These tools aid in increasing competitive advant...
Teaching Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at the College Level
John Mendy (University of Lincoln, UK)
Copyright © 2018. 305 pages.
New aspects of human resource management and organizational behavior have emerged in recent years. As such, it has become imperative to facilitate proper educational...
Handbook of Research on Human Factors in Contemporary Workforce Development
Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke LLC, USA), Harish C. Chandan (Argosy University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 563 pages.
The development of any organization is deeply connected with the influences of its employees. By implementing new competencies in the workforce, both the employees a...
Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce
Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke LLC, USA), Harish C. Chandan (Argosy University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 506 pages.
Optimal development of contemporary businesses is dependent on a number of factors. By creating novel frameworks for organizational behavior, effective competitive a...
Driving Multinational Enterprises Through Effective Global Talent Management
Khaled Tamzini (University of Sousse, Tunisia), Tahar Lazhar Ayed (Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia), Aisha Wood Boulanouar (Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman), Zakaria Boulanouar (Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2017. 191 pages.
Managing organizational talent, of both current employees and possible recruits alike, is a key factor of running a successful business. A company is only as good as...
Exploring the Influence of Personal Values and Cultures in the Workplace
Zlatko Nedelko (University of Maribor, Slovenia), Maciej Brzozowski (Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland)
Copyright © 2017. 458 pages.
The shifting influence of growing organizational cultures and individual standards has caused significant changes to modern organizations. By creating a better under...
Effective Talent Management Strategies for Organizational Success
Mambo Mupepi (Grand Valley State University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 365 pages.
The ultimate success or failure of a business in modern society depends on a variety of factors across all levels of the organization. By utilizing dynamic human res...
Anywhere Working and the New Era of Telecommuting
Yvette Blount (Macquarie University, Australia), Marianne Gloet (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Copyright © 2017. 295 pages.
Working in non-conventional settings is on the rise in today’s business world. It is important to understand every angle of such employment in order to choose the ar...
Impact of Organizational Trauma on Workplace Behavior and Performance
Stanislav Háša (University of Economics, Czech Republic), Richard Brunet-Thornton (University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic)
Copyright © 2017. 413 pages.
There are many different types and causes of trauma in the workplace which can impact employee behavior and performance. Thus, it is imperative for managers to disco...
Strategic Human Capital Development and Management in Emerging Economies
Anshuman Bhattacharya (Sunbeam College for Women, India)
Copyright © 2017. 321 pages.
The analysis and implementation of effective human resources strategies creates opportunities for organizational success. By utilizing such intangible assets, busine...
Evolution of the Post-Bureaucratic Organization
Pierfranco Malizia (Libera Universita Maria SS Assunta, Italy), Chiara Cannavale (Parthenope University of Naples, Italy), Fabrizio Maimone (Libera Universita Maria SS Assunta, Italy)
Copyright © 2017. 509 pages.
Continuous improvements in business operations have allowed companies more opportunities to grow and expand. This not only leads to higher success in increasing day-...
Training Initiatives and Strategies for the Modern Workforce
Scott Frasard (Frasard Consulting, USA), Frederick Carl Prasuhn (Tech-Wise Educational Services, LLC., USA)
Copyright © 2017. 289 pages.
Organizations in modern business settings invest significant time and resources into training employees. By implementing new techniques and methods, business trainin...
Handbook of Research on Human Resources Strategies for the New Millennial Workforce
Patricia Ordoñez de Pablos (University of Oviedo, Spain), Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 523 pages.
This title is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it is one of the best-selling reference books within the Business and Management subject area since 2016. This...
Management Education for Global Leadership
Neeta Baporikar (HP-GSB, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia)
Copyright © 2017. 321 pages.
An individual’s success as a manager is largely dependent on the effectiveness of the training and education they received. However, as new technologies and manageme...
Innovation and Shifting Perspectives in Management Education
Neeta Baporikar (HP-GSB, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia)
Copyright © 2017. 352 pages.
Effective education and training is essential to the positive development of a manager in corporate or organizational settings. In order to stay abreast of current m...
Strategic Labor Relations Management in Modern Organizations
Ana María Lucia Casademunt (Universidad Loyola Andalucía, Spain)
Copyright © 2016. 313 pages.
Rapid changes within the modern business landscape have created new demands for human resources management. With a different set of challenges to face, human resourc...
Bridging the Scholar-Practitioner Gap in Human Resources Development
Claretha Hughes (University of Arkansas, USA), Matthew W. Gosney (Hillcrest HealthCare Systems, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 267 pages.
Human resource professionals are an essential part of an organization; by helping to establish a rapport between employees and their managers and providing individua...
Quantitative Multidisciplinary Approaches in Human Capital and Asset Management
Meir Russ (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, USA & Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
Copyright © 2016. 317 pages.
In the ‘knowledge economy’, it is widely recognized that the effective engagement and utilization of human capital and the other facets of intellectual capital are c...
Strategic Information Technology Governance and Organizational Politics in Modern Business
Tiko Iyamu (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa)
Copyright © 2015. 326 pages.
Individually, the fields of organizational politics and strategic information technology have soared in popularity. Studies suggest that the interaction between the...
Cross-Cultural Collaboration and Leadership in Modern Organizations
Nancy D. Erbe (California State University Dominguez Hills, California, USA), Anthony H. Normore (California State University Dominguez Hills, California, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 388 pages.
As many organizations expand, it becomes increasingly important to implement collaboration and leadership practices that help ensure their overall success. Being abl...
Handbook of Research on Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Innovation in the Global Economy
Luísa Cagica Carvalho (Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal & CEFAGE - Universidade de Évora, Portugal)
Copyright © 2015. 547 pages.
Globalization demands the creation of new business approaches to achieve high levels of competitiveness. Cultural differences factor into policies as companies expan...
Cases on Human Performance Improvement Technologies
Jill E. Stefaniak (Old Dominion University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 409 pages.
Management professionals regularly seek new, cost-effective ways to influence employee behavior to advance productivity and competency within their organization. Whi...
Cases on Sustainable Human Resources Management in the Middle East and Asia
Stephanie Jones (Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands), Sheena Graham (Graham Reid Associates, Hong Kong)
Copyright © 2015. 374 pages.
In today’s diverse workforce, managers and administrators are challenged with maintaining an equal and harmonious work environment. Despite the efforts of companies...
Business Ethics and Diversity in the Modern Workplace
Philippe W. Zgheib (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
Copyright © 2015. 326 pages.
Corporations have a social responsibility to assist in the overall well-being of their communities through the compliance of moral business standards and practices....
Impact of Diversity on Organization and Career Development
Claretha Hughes (University of Arkansas, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 342 pages.
Today’s workforce represents individuals of various backgrounds and experiences. The influence of such individuals is becoming an important component in the workplac...
Organizational Innovation and IT Governance in Emerging Economies
Jingyuan Zhao (University of Toronto, Canada), Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain), Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 342 pages.
As technology grows as the largest source of modern economic growth, the emergence of new models is currently challenging the standard western model of organizationa...
Utilizing Evidence-Based Lessons Learned for Enhanced Organizational Innovation and Change
Susan McIntyre (Defence Research and Development, Canada), Kimiz Dalkir (McGill University, Canada), Perry Paul (Lessons Learned Consultant, Canadian Armed Forces (Retired), Canada), Irene C. Kitimbo (McGill University, Canada)
Copyright © 2015. 323 pages.
"Lessons Learned" is a knowledge management approach for organizational learning and improved performance and productivity. However beneficial this approach is, few...
Approaches to Managing Organizational Diversity and Innovation
Nancy D. Erbe (California State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 387 pages.
Many contemporary skills and approaches have emerged as the result of researching and working with diverse global partnerships, teams, networks, companies, and proje...
Servant Leadership: Research and Practice
Raj Selladurai (Indiana University Northwest, USA), Shawn Carraher (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 405 pages.
Leaders represent a necessary part of any organizational structure, and leadership styles can vary greatly between individuals. Servant leadership is one such leader...
Learning Models for Innovation in Organizations: Examining Roles of Knowledge Transfer and Human Resources Management
Fawzy Soliman (The University of Technology, Australia)
Copyright © 2014. 359 pages.
In order to strive for a competitive advantage in their industry, organizations have begun achieving innovation through knowledge-driven learning models to ensure th...
Effective Human Resources Management in Small and Medium Enterprises: Global Perspectives
Carolina Machado (University of Minho, Portugal), Pedro Melo (University of Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2014. 526 pages.
Effective Human Resource Management (HRM) methods are essential in tackling today’s employment challenges and changes. As Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) continu...
Perspectives on Theory U: Insights from the Field
Olen Gunnlaugson (Université Laval, Canada), Charles Baron (Université Laval, Canada), Mario Cayer (Université Laval, Canada)
Copyright © 2014. 307 pages.
In recent years, the utilization of Theory U has pushed the boundaries of traditional leadership and management thinking, making it an important aspect of change acr...
Strategic Approaches for Human Capital Management and Development in a Turbulent Economy
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain), Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 346 pages.
Companies and organizations are increasingly more aware of the importance of people and their knowledge for dealing with economic scenarios as well as their relation...
Building a Competitive Public Sector with Knowledge Management Strategy
Yousif Al-Bastaki (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Amani Shajera (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2014. 514 pages.
Organizational strategies in the public sector are constantly changing and growing. In order for organizations to remain successful and competitive, they must ensure...
Collaborative Communication Processes and Decision Making in Organizations
Ephraim Nikoi (University of Wisconsin-Superior, USA), Kwasi Boateng (University of Arkansas-Little Rock, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 410 pages.
Although organizational decision-making can be very complex, the understanding of technology applications is significant in not only determining the usefulness of vi...
Valuing People and Technology in the Workplace: A Competitive Advantage Framework
Claretha Hughes (RHRC/COEHP, USA)
Copyright © 2012. 421 pages.
Valuing People and Technology in the Workplace: A Competitive Advantage Framework introduces a more proactive, strategic approach to bring employees into, and develo...
Human Resource Management in the Digital Economy: Creating Synergy between Competency Models and Information
Susana de Juana-Espinosa (Universidad de Alicante, Spain), Jose Antonio Fernandez-Sanchez (Universidad de Alicante, Spain), Encarnacion Manresa-Marhuenda (Universidad de Alicante, Spain), Jorge Valdes-Conca (Universidad de Alicante, Spain)
Copyright © 2012. 445 pages.
Businesses worldwide are faced with major challenges related to the progressive (and many times unavoidable) incorporation of information technologies into their pro...
Distributed Team Collaboration in Organizations: Emerging Tools and Practices
Kathy L. Milhauser (George Fox University, USA)
Copyright © 2011. 336 pages.
Distributed teams are becoming more common as organizations use new technologies to span across geographic boundaries. Distributed Team Collaboration in Organization...
Managing IT Human Resources: Considerations for Organizations and Personnel
Jerry Luftman (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2011. 424 pages.
Today, new skills are required to compete in a global economy where organizations have new alternatives to choose from. In the next ten years as baby boomers retire,...
Communication, Relationships and Practices in Virtual Work
Shawn Long (University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 388 pages.
Organizations are rapidly shifting the way that individuals conceptualize, participate, and engage in work. A significant change is how organizations are coordinatin...
Recruitment, Development, and Retention of Information Professionals: Trends in Human Resources and Knowledge Management
Elisabeth Pankl (Kansas State University, USA), Danielle Theiss-White (Kansas State University, USA), Mary C. Bushing (Library Consultant, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 342 pages.
The explosive and dynamic environment of informational technology, both in the areas of accessibility and tools, has created a growing market for individuals trained...
Strategies for Managing IS/IT Personnel
Magid Igbaria (Claremont Graduate University, USA and Tel Aviv University, Israel), Conrad Shayo (California State University, San Bernardino, USA)
Copyright © 2004. 356 pages.
Information technology continues to revolutionarize the way commercial enterprises, government, and individuals conduct business. Sustained success in value creation...

Editor(s) Biography

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos is a professor in the Department of Business Administration and Accountability in the Faculty of Economics at The University of Oviedo (Spain). Her teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategic management, knowledge management, intellectual capital, and China. She serves as an Associate Editor for the Behaviour and Information Technology journal. Additionally, she is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital (IJLIC) and the International Journal of Strategic Change Management (IJSCM). She is also Editor-in-Chief of IGI Global’s International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), as well as editor for a number of IGI Global book publications and full book series.

Editorial Advisory Board

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain

Editorial Advisory Board
Brian Sheehan, Thaksin University, Songkla, Thailand
Charalampos Giousmpasoglou, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Jingyuan Zhao, University of Toronto, Canada
Miltiadis D. Lytras, American University of Greece, Greece
Neeta Baporikar, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia & University of Pune, India
Ratri Raharjo, Telkom University, Indonesia
Saqib Saeed, University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Shahid Amin, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Tarek Ben Noamene, Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates
Waldemar Karwowski, Pegasus Professor and Chair, University of Central Florida, United States
Xi Zhang, CoME, Tianjin University, China