HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT VIA THE WEB: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS

Tanya V. Bondarouk, Huub Ruël

Abstract

Web-based Human Resource Management (HRM) is coming to a more full-grown stage within organisational life. Much is assumed and expressed about its advantages, however scientific proof of these advantages is scarce. No clarity exists about the answer to the question whether Web-based HRM contributes to the effectiveness of HRM processes. This paper contributes to the Web Information Systems sciences in two ways. Firstly, findings-wise, we present results from the quantitative study on the contribution of Web-based HRM to HRM effectiveness. The data is collected in a Dutch ministry of Internal Affairs. Results show that actual use of the Web-based HRM application correlates with HR effectiveness, especially its content and design. Regression analysis confirms that the experienced quality of the Webbased HRM application is the only significant explanatory factor of technical and strategic HRM effectiveness. Secondly, in this paper we integrate two approaches, namely Web technology-oriented approach, and organizational processes-oriented approach. An intersection of Web- and HRM- studies reveals new possibilities both for scientific and practical implications.

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V. Bondarouk T. and Ruël H. (2007). HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT VIA THE WEB: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-79-5, pages 179-187. DOI: 10.5220/0001290301790187


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@conference{webist07,
author={Tanya V. Bondarouk and Huub Ruël},
title={HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT VIA THE WEB: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={179-187},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001290301790187},
isbn={978-972-8865-79-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,
TI - HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT VIA THE WEB: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS
SN - 978-972-8865-79-5
AU - V. Bondarouk T.
AU - Ruël H.
PY - 2007
SP - 179
EP - 187
DO - 10.5220/0001290301790187