Differences and similarities in managerial perspectives of strategic HRM

Heaton, Robert and Erwee, Ronel (2003) Differences and similarities in managerial perspectives of strategic HRM. In: Pan-Pacific Conference XX: The E-Global Age, New Economy and China: A Close Up, 28-30 May 2003, Shanghai, China .

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The views of three different levels of management on strategic human resource issues in an Australian state health system are investigated. District and Human Resource managers have different perspectives from managers in the Corporate office in regard to vision and long term objectives, policy objectives, the extent to which Corporate office employs a consultative approach and consistency across Districts on HR functions. District Managers differ on a number of issues from those of Corporate managers, whereas differences between Human Resource managers and the Corporate division are even greater, and involve a wider range of issues. District Managers and Human Resource managers generally appear to hold similar opinions. Recommendations include that the Corporate office could adopt a consultative and inclusive management style which included outlying Districts

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
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Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions. This paper was accepted by the Pan-Pacific Conference XX, May 28-30, 2003, Shanghai, China, but the conference was cancelled due to SARS. Eventually published as Heaton, R and Erwee R 2003 ‘Differences and similarities in managerial perspectives of strategic HRM’. In Lee, SM, Wang, F & Li (Eds), Proceedings of the Pan Pacific conference XX, 29–31 May, Shanghai, p110-112.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Management and Organisational Behaviour
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2010 11:32
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:38
Uncontrolled Keywords: human resource managers; management style; strategic human resources; HRM; health service management
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111709 Health Care Administration
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920208 Health Policy Evaluation
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/6773

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