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Human capital and organizational performance: Moderating effects of dynamism, uncertainly and munificence


Adnan, Zurina and Abdullah, Hazman Shah and Ahmad, Jasmine (2008) Human capital and organizational performance: Moderating effects of dynamism, uncertainly and munificence. In: The 4th National Human Resource Management Conference 2008, 17-19 August 2008 , Tiara Beach Resort, Port Dickson. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Heterogeneous performance of the firms is explained by several different theories. Following the notion of resource-based view, this conceptual study attempts to bring in the human capital theory to explain firm performance. Empirical researches studying human capital management are numerous in western countries. However, not much can be said about the deployment of Malaysian human capital especially in R&D firms since very little empirical studies have been done to understand this sector. Therefore, in general this paper intends to argue the role of human capital in influencing performance. In specific, it attempts to examine the relationship between human capital and organizational performance and whether environmental dynamism, uncertainty and munificence have moderating effects on this relationship.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Jointly organized by the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia and the Negeri Sembilan State Government.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human capital, Environment, Organizational Performance, R&D organization
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Economics, Finance & Banking
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 16 May 2011 07:20
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2016 01:45
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2672

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