Annotated Bibliography

ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY 8

AnnotatedBibliography

AnnotatedBibliography

Abstract

Inthis annotated bibliography entails a brief description of theauthor’s credentials. Specifically, the credentials are theauthor’s experience and professional background in the field ofhuman resource management and their contributions to the subject.After a description of the author’s credentials, the summary of thearticle follows, in which the main assertions of the author will behighlighted. Finally, the resourceful of each source will be assessedin the annotation in terms of relevance and depth.

Armitage,D. R., Plummer, R., Berkes, F., Arthur, R. I., Charles, A. T.,Davidson-Hunt, I. J., … &amp Wollenberg, E. K. (2008). Adaptiveco-management for social-ecological complexity. Frontiersin Ecology and the Environment,7(2),95-102.

Theauthors are experts in management practices especially ininstitutions concerned with environmental conservation. They provideguidelines on how the collaboration between organizations andemployees can foster the right conditions for green practices.Through vertical and horizontal strategies organizations can have thebest conservation practices even at the job place. As an essentialresource for this research, the journal paper has important insightson how the human resource of any organization can be part of itscorporate social responsibility.

Arthur,D. (2004). Fundamentalsof human resources management.AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn.

Theauthors have commendable record in writing books about managing humanresources in the contemporary business environment. Their focus hasbeen human resource management in the banking, transportations,manufacturing, and utilities sectors. They assert that the type oforganization also affects the ratio between human resource staff andtotal number of workers. According to the authors, the smaller theorganization the higher the ratio of staff to the number of workers. The paper provides essential details about how organizations differin the way they manage their human resources.

Beauvallet,G., &amp Houy, T. (2009). Research on HRM and lean management: aliterature survey. InternationalJournal of Human Resources Development and Management,10(1),14-33.

Beauvalletand Houy are renowned authors in corporate management. Theyspecialize in providing a pool of literature on vital decisivevariables about organizational management. According to the authors’literature review, human resource issues critically justify thecomparative advantage that lean companies have over huge companies.This assertions are broad and they provide schaolarly insights aboutthe ideal composition of an organization’s human resource.

Hengky,S. H. (2013). Fundamentals of human resource management. Journalof Human Resources Management and Labor Studies,1(2),39-40.

Hengkyis known for his extensive research and contributions to laborrelations and organizational human resource management. The bookoffers a broad spectrum of a typical modern organizational layout. The assertions of the Hengky essentially contribute to this researchby expounding on labor relations and management of organizationallayouts. Indeed, it is relevant and critical and vital for thedirection of the research paper.

Hollenbeck,J. R., Gerhart, B., &amp Wright, P. M. (2004). Fundamentalsof human resource management(Vol. 2). McGraw-Hill.

Theauthors are both consultants and authors on the subject of humanresource management. This book has broad ideas about human resourcemanagement in the contemporary corporation. The book has divergentideas about aligning socio-political contexts of an organization toits human resource management procedures. Thus, looking outwards, inthe authors’ context, is being aware of the external environment ofthe organization. Looking inwards, on the other hand, is beingconcerned with internal interactions and the cause-effect chains ofhuman resource initiatives. The details in the book will contributeto the topical depth of this research.

Lievens,F., &amp Chapman, D. (2010). Recruitment and selection. TheSAGE handbook of human resource management,135-154.

Theauthors are reputable contributors for sage publishers, especially onmatters of human resource management. Thus, this publication is oneof the many research papers and books they have written about humanresource management. In this journal paper, the authors highlightsome of the main problems that organizations face during recruitmentand selection of new employees. They include the availability ofresearch, the existence of a false dichotomy between macro and microhuman resource. The assertions herein essentially contribute toresearch in human resource management.

Macan,T. (2009). The employment interview: A review of current studies anddirections for future research. HumanResource Management Review,19(3),203-218.

Macan,through his experience as a human contributor on reputableprofessional journals and magazines such as the Economisthas been a considerable source of knowledge and research on humanresource management. In this journal article, he reviews the work ofdifferent literature and reaches conclusions about the value ofdifferent interview structures for hiring employees. This isimportant resource in this research because it has vital insights ona specific topic, which is, hiring through the interviewing process.

Matamala,A. (2014). Assessing Organizational Image: Triangulation AcrossDifferent Applicant Perceptions, Website, and Facebook Features.

Thisis a research paper in which the author defended the thesis before apanel. The paper was adopted in mainstream organizational researchbecause it had authentic facts about determining the image of anorganization. Matamala examines the role of websites and socialmedia networks in influencing the image of the organization in termsof how it recruits its human resource. The insights are quite narrowfor this topic but they can be instrumental in discussing issues thataffect the recruitment process as a whole. The results will make theresearch work more multifaceted in content and presentation.

Mahoney,J. T. (1995). The management of resources and the resource ofmanagement. Journalof business research,33(2),91-101.

Mahoneywas a contributor on the journal of business research as acorrespondent from the University of Illinois. In this journalarticle, Mahoney discusses the possible link between inter-firmheterogeneity in human resource management. The paper is broad andincisive because the readers come across resource-based research inconjunction with the application of learning theory in crafting thebest human resource strategy. The article contributes to the manydimensions of the research paper in explain broadness of humanresource management.

Wilkinson,A. (Ed.). (2009). TheSAGE handbook of human resource management.SAGE Publications.

Wilkinsonis also an experienced author on issues of organizational managementand human resource management. In this article, Wilkinson uses casestudies and exercises to discuss various aspects in human resourcemanagement such as development of the human resource, strategyformulation, changing the context of work, recruitment, and training. The article is fairly broad with divergent ideas of how to develop acomplete and value-based human resource. It is a very importantresource for this research paper because Wilkinson’s ideas actuallyform the core of the paper’s thesis.

References

Armitage,D. R., Plummer, R., Berkes, F., Arthur, R. I., Charles, A. T.,Davidson-Hunt, I. J., … &amp Wollenberg, E. K. (2008). Adaptiveco-management for social-ecological complexity. Frontiersin Ecology and the Environment,7(2),95-102.

Arthur,D. (2004). Fundamentalsof human resources management.AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn.

Beauvallet,G., &amp Houy, T. (2009). Research on HRM and lean management: aliterature survey. InternationalJournal of Human Resources Development and Management,10(1),14-33.

Hengky,S. H. (2013). Fundamentals of human resource management. Journalof Human Resources Management and Labor Studies,1(2),39-40.

Hollenbeck,J. R., Gerhart, B., &amp Wright, P. M. (2004). Fundamentalsof human resource management(Vol. 2). McGraw-Hill.

Lievens,F., &amp Chapman, D. (2010). Recruitment and selection. TheSAGE handbook of human resource management,135-154.

Macan,T. (2009). The employment interview: A review of current studies anddirections for future research. HumanResource Management Review,19(3),203-218.

Mahoney,J. T. (1995). The management of resources and the resource ofmanagement. Journalof business research,33(2),91-101.

Matamala,A. (2014). Assessing Organizational Image: Triangulation AcrossDifferent Applicant Perceptions, Website, and Facebook Features.

Wilkinson,A. (Ed.). (2009). TheSAGE handbook of human resource management.SAGE Publications.