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An Evaluation of Human Resource Management (HRM) Practices in Nigerian Universities: The Impact of Size

Adeyeye, Olufemi J. (2009) An Evaluation of Human Resource Management (HRM) Practices in Nigerian Universities: The Impact of Size. The Social Sciences, 4 (5). pp. 494-498. ISSN 181.8-5800

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Abstract

This study examines empirically, the relationship between size of the organization and Human Resource Management (HRM) practices that have been shown to contribute to organizational perfonnance. The study draws on the resource-based view of the finn and hypothesized that big universities, operational! zed as having > 1 000 academic and administrative staff can be differentiated from small Universities, defined a;; employing <1 000 academic and administrative staff in their use of human resource management pract1ces x.tontrary to prior research findings, it was follild that size did not conelate with the usage of HRl\1 bc~t pr~ctices. Both big and small universities used similar and identical HRM practices. Apparently, size did not _8-i[ferentiate between HRM practices employed inN igeria Universities

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Evalu~tion, human capital, training and development, size, organization, big university, performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2015 12:32
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2015 12:32
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/4849

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