Human Resource Management

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Edited By: James C. Hayton

Impact Factor: 1.798

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 29/79 (Psychology Applied); 73/192 (Management)

Online ISSN: 1099-050X


Bridging research and practice, this is the premier journal for HR leaders. It is filled with thought-provoking articles that lead to new approaches to the human resource management field.

Aims and Scope

Covering the broad spectrum of contemporary human resource management, this journal provides practicing managers and academics with the latest concepts, tools, and information for effective problem solving and decision making in this field. Broad in scope, it explores issues of societal, organizational, and individual relevance. Journal articles discuss new theories, new techniques, case studies, models, and research trends of particular significance to practicing managers.


Academic and business researchers, theorists, consultants, and executives. Subscribers include professors, research scientists, consultants, HR executives, HR generalists, and HR specialists (often in HR planning, development, organizational effectiveness, etc.). In general, HRM the Journal strives to create a bridge between theory (academic research) and real-world practices, allowing academicians to learn from practitioners and allowing practitioners to apply leading-edge research theories to their day-to-day operations.


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