Special Issue on Modern Challenges of Human Resource Management Practice in Job Placement and Recruitment within Organisations

Submission Deadline: Dec. 10, 2019

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

  • Special Issue Editor
    • Abdul-Kahar Adam
      , Ghana
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  • Introduction

    The practice and implementation of HRM process has become under a crossroad with other professions within an organisation structure. The roles of accountants, finance officers, auditors, registrars, and most directors are often seen in performing the responsibilities and functions of Human Resource Manager. Hence, the intriguing fact is that most Human Resource Managers are not well placed within the organizational structure. Beside, the placement and recruitment of HRM potential professional are limited within the organizational structure which creates more difficulties for the HRM discipline going forward. It is time to research into these challenges to ascertain recommendations that will follow this study. Several studies have shown how HRM is misapplied in certain institutions and sectors and that disrupts the general purpose of the profession. Another challenge that needs to be checked is the eminent diminishing of potential students and trainees in this sector due to lack of available jobs to equate the number of graduates from this sector. The question that kept coming up is who is responsible for recruitment and management and administration of staff? Is it the line managers in the various departments and sectors or the HRM unit? If it is the HRM unit how is it the HRM duty and responsibility especially when it comes to specialization of staffing issues? This study will be an applied study of research in order to get the direct facts rather than base on theories as basic research is not an option.

    Aims and Scope:

    1. Placement
    2. Recruitment
    3. Organisational structure
    4. Roles and functions of HRM
    5. Dual study of HRM courses and practice and others
    6. Definition of HRM

    Relevant topics that would be considered for inclusion in this special issue include, but are not limited to:

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.jhrm.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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