The future of HR management: Research needs and directions Academic Article uri icon


  • 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. © 2005 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

author list (cited authors)

  • Roehling, M. V., Boswell, W. R., Caligiuri, P., Feldman, D., Graham, M. E., Guthrie, J. P., Morishima, M., & Tansky, J. W.

citation count

  • 67

publication date

  • January 2005