The future of HR management: Research needs and directions

Mark V. Roehling, Wendy R. Boswell, Paula Caligiuri, Daniel Feldman, Mary E. Graham, James P. Guthrie, Motohiro Morishima, Judith W. Tansky

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The contributors to this special issue provide unique perspectives and insights about the future of human resource management, and many of their ideas present opportunities for future research. Our intent is to focus on identifying and briefly discussing the key needs and directions suggested by these articles. The discussion is organized around four general themes: the HR function and its impact, the roles of HR professionals, the value of HR competencies, and the HR implications of globalization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)207-216
Number of pages10
JournalHuman Resource Management
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2005
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Strategy and Management
  • Applied Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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Roehling, M. V., Boswell, W. R., Caligiuri, P., Feldman, D., Graham, M. E., Guthrie, J. P., Morishima, M., & Tansky, J. W. (2005). The future of HR management: Research needs and directions. Human Resource Management, 44(2), 207-216.