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2020, vol. 22, iss. 2, pp. 119-136
A conceptual framework for designing the architecture of human resource management
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Economy
The implementation of contemporary management and marketing methods in improving competitiveness of companies in Serbia in the process of its integration in the European Union (MESTD - 179062)

Keywords: human resource management; organizational design; human resource management architecture
Intensive changes in the business environment with significant implications for organizations reflected in increasing their size, thinning structures, the application of new models in the intra and interorganizational designs, the growing importance of knowledge management and the application of multistrategies have produced significant effects on the human resource management (HRM) architecture. As there are a number of different approaches to the HRM architecture in the relevant literature, this paper is aimed at creating an integral conceptual framework for designing this function. For this purpose, the paper analyzes different approaches to HRM design from the standpoint of the main theoretical models of organizational design in order to identify both similarities and distinctions between them, and build up an integral conceptual framework for designing the HRM architecture. These will form the ground for the application of a comprehensive approach in creating, analyzing and understanding the HRM architecture. The research findings suggest that the HRM modern architecture includes six design elements, namely: HRM contingent factors, key stakeholders' interests, the HRM hard components, the HRM soft components, organizational results, and feedback.
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article language: Serbian, English
document type: Original Scientific Paper
DOI: 10.5937/ekonhor2002127B
published in SCIndeks: 02/09/2020
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