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Victim or master of HRM implementation: the frontline manager conundrum

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Show simple item record Townsend, Keith Dundon, Tony Cafferkey, Kenneth Kilroy, Jennifer 2022-02-17T14:28:27Z 2022
dc.identifier.citation Townsend, K;Dundon, T;Cafferkey, K;Kilroy, J (2022) 'Victim or master of HRM implementation: the frontline manager conundrum'. Asia Pacific Journal Of Human Resources, 60 :79-96. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1038-4111
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 11/10/2023
dc.description.abstract .This article reflects on the evolution of the frontline manager as an important anchor in the exploration and debate of human resource management. An earlier theoretical lens presented in the Asia-Pacific region is given fresh influence through a review of recent literature. Ultimately, the review extends the contribution of the frontline management ‘master and victim’ conundrum to an explanatory framework of human resource adoption at the frontline. While it is well recognised that the manager is often squeezed between the aspirations of a HR system and the realities of frontline worker dynamics, the specific influencing factors are often overlooked. This article addresses that gap by providing an explicit framework to highlight the critical role that agency and policy enactment play in determining the stylistic preferences of frontline management. Ultimately, four distinct manifestations of frontline management are explored and recommended for further human resource management research in the region. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Wiley and Sons Ltd en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources;60, pp. 79-96
dc.rights This is the peer reviewed author version of the following article: Victim or master of HRM implementation: the frontline manager conundrum. Asia Pac J Hum Resour, 60: 79-96., which has been published in final form at . This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving. en_US
dc.subject frontline manager en_US
dc.subject human resource management en_US
dc.subject policy enactment en_US
dc.subject supervision en_US
dc.title Victim or master of HRM implementation: the frontline manager conundrum en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US 2022-02-17T12:41:40Z
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/1744-7941.12311 2023-10-11
dc.embargo.terms 2023-10-11 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 3044759
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Asia Pacific Journal Of Human Resources
dc.description.status peer-reviewed

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