This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Best Practices (Internal Fit) intro : Boxall and Purcell (2008) Definition: All firms will be better off if they identify and adopt best practice in the way they manage people. Barney (1991) Practices are a source of unique sustainable CA as they result in skills and knowledge that are organization specific and are therefore difficult to imitate. . Best Practice models = + employee commitment/discretionary efforts = improved organizational performance. Named Human Capital enhancing (Youndt et al 1996) -- High commitment management (Walton 1985) -- High performance work systems (Applebaum 2000) Pfeffers (1994) 7 best practices (reduced from 16): 1 .Employment Security 2. Selective Hiring 3 .Teamworking 4 . High Compensation 5 .Extensive Training 6 . Small status differences 7. Information sharing Assumptions: - Single best practice ineffective It is the combined effect of a bundle of practices that improves performance (Bacon 2006)....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course AG 2373 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.
- Fall '10