HRM 4.0 For Human-Centered Organizations Vol: 23

Rita Bissola
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Barbara Imperatori
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Product Details
11 Nov 2019
Emerald Publishing Limited
272 pages - 165 x 240mm
Advanced Series in Management
This volume of Advanced Series in Management offers cutting-edge research from Human Resource Management professionals and academics, which engages with the potential opportunities and challenges of digitization in the workplace. 

Contributors introduce fresh evidence and innovative ideas on the changing work environment, to help business leaders' shift to the digital mind-set. The book suggests new ways of managing, organizing, and leading a positive social change towards a human-centered organization. For example, a collaboration between HRM and IT, adoption of design thinking, using integrated analytics, and developing new competences. 

The book explores this new world for HRM, developing critical insights about three main issues:
  • HRM's new role in the 4.0 era
  • New job and organization design for the smart economy
  • New HRM tools and practices for digital organizations. 
HRM 4.0 For Human-Centered Organizations provides both researchers and professionals working in Human Resources Management, Organization Design and Organizational Behaviour with practical guidelines to turn the challenging scenario of Industry 4.0 into a successful transformation for the HRM domain.
Introduction. HRM in the Industry 4.0 era: Are workers still in the center?; Rita Bissola and Barbara Imperatori 
Chapter 1. Smart industry or smart bubbles? A critical analysis of its perceived value; Milou Habraken and Tanya Bondarouk
Chapter 2. An analysis of the contribution of e-HRM to sustaining business performance; Esther. E. Njoku, Huub. J. M. Ruel, Hefin Rowlands, Linda Evans, and Michael Murdoch 
Chapter 3. HR devolution in the digital era: What should we expect?; Daniela C. Isari, Rita Bissola, and Barbara Imperatori
Chapter 4. Lost in Holacracy? The possible role of e-HRM in dealing with the deconstruction of hierarchy; Aurelio Ravarini and Marcello Martinez  
Chapter 5. Use of relational e-HRM tools in gig worker platforms; Sandra Fisher and Elizabeth A. Cassady 
Chapter 6. The human-technology interface in talent management and the implications for HRM; Sharna Wiblen and Janet H. Marler 
Chapter 7. Blockchains 2019 in e-HRM: Hit or Hype?; Miguel R. Olivas-Lujàn 
Chapter 8. Building Synergies with HR Analytics Capabilities; John Werkhoven  
Chapter 9. HR analytics in the digital workplace: Exploring the relationship between attitudes and tracked work behaviors; Tommaso Fabbri, Anna Chiara Scapolan, Fabiola Bertolotti, and Claudia Canali  
Chapter 10. Themes and trends in Smart Working research. A systematic analysis of academic contributions; Teresina Torre and Daria Sarti 
Chapter 11. Social Media in HRM: A Humanistic Management perspective; Claudia Dossena, Lorenzo Mizzau, and Francesca Mochi  
Chapter 12. Exploration of social media capabilities for recruitment in SMEs: A multiple case study; François L'Écuyer and Claudia Pelletier
Rita Bissola is an Associate Professor of Organization Design and Organizational Behavior at the Department of Economic and Business Management Sciences, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy. She has published several articles and contributions on innovation in HRM and organizational creativity in international and national journals and books.  
Barbara Imperatori is Professor of Organization Design and Human Resource Management and Director of the International HRM Master’s programme at the Department of Economic and Business Management Sciences, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy. Her contributions on e-HRM, creativity, employee engagement and hybrid organizations have been published in numerous reputable journals and books.

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