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Different strokes for different folks: group variation in employee outcomes to human resource management

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Show simple item record Cafferkey, Kenneth Dundon, Tony Winterton, Jonathan Townsend, Keith 2020-04-03T10:50:04Z 2020-04-03T10:50:04Z 2020
dc.identifier.issn 2051-6614
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Existing research on the relationship between human resources management (HRM) and worker reactions to practices rarely explore differences between occupational classes and their receptiveness to HRM initiatives. The paper aims to discuss these issues. Design/methodology/approach: Using data from a single case organization, the authors examine whether HRM practices apply uniformly across distinct occupational groups, and if there are differing impacts by occupational class on commitment, motivation and satisfaction. Findings: Using occupational identity, the results indicate that different groups of employees have varied perceptions of, and reactions to, the same HRM practices. Practical implications: The paper adds that human resource practice application may have a tipping point, after which distinct employee groups require different HR architectural configurations. Social implications: HRM policy and practice may be better tailored to the different specific needs of diverse occupational groups of workers. Originality/value: The paper argues that existing theory and practice advocating universal or high potential HRM as a route to positive employee outcomes are potentially flawed. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Emerald en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance;7 (1), pp. 1-9
dc.rights This article is (c) Emerald Group Publishing and permission has been granted for this version to appear here Emerald does not grant permission for this article to be further copied/distributed or hosted elsewhere without the express permission from Emerald Group Publishing Limited. en_US
dc.subject employee motivation en_US
dc.subject employee outcomes en_US
dc.subject HR performance en_US
dc.subject occupational class en_US
dc.subject occupational identity en_US
dc.title Different strokes for different folks: group variation in employee outcomes to human resource management 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 2020-04-02T10:09:35Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/JOEPP-12-2018-0114
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2944060
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed

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