A new view of staff engagement - Sept 2013

Publication: Knowledge @ Australian School of Business

"Clear Signals: How Employee Perceptions of HR Management Drive Firm Performance"
Professional writer: Chris Sheedy/ THE HARD WORD
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Human resources management (HRM) is integral to positive organisational performance, well beyond its traditional day-to-day role in payrolls, job definitions and staffing levels, says Karin Sanders, a professor at the Australian School of Business and director of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The key is in how HRM is perceived within a company and its ability to communicate what is expected of employees with clarity. In industry, firms such as Mi9 position HRM within the top-level leadership to acknowledge the prime importance of its people and company culture.

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