The HR department's contribution to line managers' effective implementation of HR practices

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dc.contributor.author Trullen Fernandez, Jordi
dc.contributor.author Stirpe, Luigi
dc.contributor.author Bonache, Jaime
dc.contributor.author Valverde Aparicio, Mireia
dc.date.accessioned 2022-04-20T15:52:12Z
dc.date.available 2022-04-20T15:52:12Z
dc.date.issued 2016-11-01
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Trullen, J., Stirpe, L., Bonache J. and Valverde M. (2016).The HR department’s contribution to line managers’ effective implementation of HR practices. Human Resource Management Journal 26(4), pp. 449–470
dc.identifier.issn 0954-5395
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/34581
dc.description.abstract The implementation of human resource (HR) practices (HRPs) is increasingly regarded as a cornerstone in the achievement of overall HRMeffectiveness. This article addresses the role of the HR department in contributing to line managers’ (LMs) effective implementation of HRPs. It does so by comparing the actions of HR departments in both effective and ineffective implementation processes in different firms. Its findings reveal that HR departments can make a difference by taking initiatives that foster LMs’ implementation abilities, motivation and opportunities, such as deploying in-the-field HR specialists, framing practices in appealing ways, involving LMs in the development of HRPs and seeking CEO support, among others. By fleshing out these HR initiatives and linking them to the AMO framework, we build an inductive model that offers a more nuanced view of what HR departments can do to have their proposals effectively implemented by LMs.
dc.description.sponsorship The authors acknowledge the financial support provided by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Secretaría de Estado de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación (ECO2012-37314).
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Wiley
dc.rights © 2016 John Wiley & Sons Ltd
dc.subject.other HR implementation
dc.subject.other HR department
dc.subject.other Line managers
dc.subject.other AMO
dc.subject.other Multiple case study
dc.subject.other Qualitative research methods
dc.title The HR department's contribution to line managers' effective implementation of HR practices
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
dc.subject.eciencia Empresa
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12116
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. ECO2012-37314
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 449
dc.identifier.publicationissue 4
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 470
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Human Resource Management Journal
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 26
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000019217
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (España)
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