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Sustainable Human Resource Management and its Mode
Sustainable Human Resource Management and its Mode

Author(s): Barbara Mazur
Subject(s): Business Economy / Management, Management and complex organizations, Human Resources in Economy
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
Keywords: sustainability; HRM; model; sustainable HRM;

Summary/Abstract: During the last decade, a new approach to Human Resource Management (HRM) has evolved. This approach, called Sustainable Human Resource Management (Sustainable HRM), seeks to link HRM and sustainability. Research aims. This paper examines the meaning ascribed to sustainability and the relationship between sustainability and HRM. It outlines the major characteristics of sustainable HRM. The main objective of the paper is to present two models of Sustainable HRM. Methodology. The article is a theoretical review. It consists of a current literature analysis. The first part of the paper presents the concepts of and relationships between sustainability and HRM. The second part presents the Three Pillars Model of Sustainable HRM: work-life balance, personal autonomy in professional development, and employability of the workers; as well as the Holistic Model of Sustainable HRM consisting of psychological, sociological, strategic, and ecologic approaches. Finally, a conclusion resulting from the comparison of the models is delivered. Key findings. The two models presented in this paper can be applied in analysis and empirical study. However the choice of the model for study should depend on the purpose of the study and the size of the audited company.

  • Issue Year: 16/2017
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 211-223
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: English