Developing a Human Resource Strategy Framework: A Knowledge Oriented Approach
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Type of Work29 pages
Citation of Original PublicationPezeshkan, A., & Akhavan, P. (2012). Developing a human resource strategy framework: A Knowledge oriented approach. Management Research in Iran. 15(1), 1-29.
In today’s business world, human resource is concerned as fundamental capital of organizations. In fact, human resource is the chief organizational tool to achieve the strategies and goals. According to the significance of human resource, the present research aimed to develop a framework, by which the human resource strategies can be developed on the basis of the knowledge dimension, which is one of the most important resources for generating competitive advantage. Previous models and approaches did not concern to the knowledge aspect of the employees in human resource strategy process, which is a significant lack in these models. The main difference of the framework of this research and that of previous study is paying due attention in work to the knowledge in human resource strategy development process as a determinant factor, especially for the knowledge based organizations. Indeed, the main finding of this study is development of a human resource strategy framework that emphasizes to the knowledge aspect, which is applicable in new businesses of the present era of transferring to the knowledge based organizations. For validating the suggested framework, the expert opinion, one of the research methods for conceptual studies, was used.