Human resource management and project based organizing: Fertile ground, missed opportunities and prospects for closer connections

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dc.contributor.author Keegan, Anne E.
dc.contributor.author Ringhofer, Claudia
dc.contributor.author Huemann, Martina
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-14T12:39:56Z
dc.date.copyright 2017 Elsevier en
dc.date.issued 2018-01
dc.identifier.citation International Journal of Project Management en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9380
dc.description.abstract We explore publishing trends regarding HRM and PBO in the main journals in the field of project management to highlight key empirical and theoretical contributions during the period 1996¿2016. We offer three contributions to the field of project management. The first is theoretical where we analyze twenty years of research in key project management journals by adapting and extending the framework of Wright and Boswell (2002), and identifying categories of HRM research at three levels of analysis. This analysis provides an overview integrating exemplary research to date on the HRM-PBO link at different levels, showing areas where research is well-developed and also areas that, while promising, have not been examined in a systematic manner to date.Our second contribution is that we highlight a variety of theoretical as well as methodological resources from the HRM field that can be applied in project studies and in so doing promote cross-fertilization of ideas and approaches between these two fields.Finally, a key managerial contribution is that we introduce the project as a temporary organization level of analysis, explicitly making visible HRM practices on the project. This can guide both HRM practitioners, and project managers, in terms of the importance of projects as sites for human resource management and employment activities including careers, employee participation and employment relations all of which are critical issues and deserve more attention. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in International Journal of Project Management. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in International Journal of Project Management (36,1, (2018)) DOI:#10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.06.003 en
dc.subject Human resource management en
dc.subject Project based organizing en
dc.subject Levels of analysis en
dc.title Human resource management and project based organizing: Fertile ground, missed opportunities and prospects for closer connections en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorcontactother anne.keegan@ucd.ie
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 36 en
dc.identifier.issue 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 121 en
dc.identifier.endpage 133 en
dc.check.date 2020-07-01
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.06.003
dc.neeo.contributor Keegan|Anne E.|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Ringhofer|Claudia|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Huemann|Martina|aut|
dc.date.embargo 2020-07-01
dc.internal.rmsid 806951641
dc.date.updated 2017-09-18T10:22:13Z
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