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Workshop: “The future of Electronic HRM (e-HRM) research”

Call for papers

The First European Academic Workshop:

“The future of Electronic HRM (e-HRM) research”

Twente University, the Netherlands

October 25-26, 2006

Since the beginning of the 1990s, organisations have increasingly introduced web-based applications for HRM purposes, frequently labelled as electronic Human Resource Management (e-HRM). And, since the end of the 1990s, academic research into the use of e-HRM in implementing Human Resource Management strategies has taken off worldwide. However, while consultancy firms optimistically see many advantages in e-HRM for HRM, scholars are more critical and hesitant as research evidence until now is inconsistent. We invite the submission of papers, full research and research-in progress, to the up-coming First European e-HRM Workshop that will focus on reflection on what can be learnt from the first five years or so of “electronic” HRM research, and to determine its future direction.

Paper submission: April, 3, 2006

Workshop web-site: www.e-hrmresearch.org