This article aims to discuss this intersection between strategic management and HRM, what we know, and future directions for Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) research. It begins by briefly discussing the concept of strategy and the popularization of the resource-based view (RBV) of the firm. Next it addresses its role in creating the link between HRM and strategic management including key questions that the RBV has raised in relation to SHRM. It then examines the current state of affairs in SHRM, the progress made, and key questions and concerns occupying the attention of SHRM researchers. Finally, it concludes with a personal view on future directions for SHRM research.
Keywords: Strategic Human Resource Management; strategic management; human resource management; resource-based view; SHRM research
Article. 8563 words.
Subjects: Human Resource Management ; Business Strategy
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