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Managing human capital in a knowledge based economy: The role of the HR function


Mohd.Yusoff, Yusliza and Abdullah, Hazman Shah (2008) Managing human capital in a knowledge based economy: The role of the HR function. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2008 (KMICe2008), 10-12 June 2008, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The emergence of the global economy, monumental improvement in information and communication technology, and the emergence of the knowledge economy are among the forces that are resulting in the transforming the Human Resources (HR)function. There is a growing consensus that human capital(HC) is critical to an organization’s success and that the HR focus must be more strategic in the new knowledge-based economy (K-economy)era. Knowledge economy and emphasis on HC provides opportunity for HR function to fundamentally alterits role in the corporation and become true value-adding partners.To achieve this HR, must understand the most valuable of organisational knowledge is embedded in the HC and it must creatively aid in its sustainable exploitation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-3827-73-2 Organized by: College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human Resources, Knowledge-based Economy, Role of the HR Function, Strategic Partner, Line Manager
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2014 08:08
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2014 08:08
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11322

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