Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources
Copyright © 2014 The Australian Human Resources Institute
Editors Timothy Bartram and Fang Lee Cooke
Impact Factor: 1.0
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 9/26 (Industrial Relations & Labor); 99/173 (Management)
Online ISSN: 1744-7941
Recently Published Articles
- Global relocation: an examination of the corporate influence on expatriate adjustment
Nan Li and Michele H Jackson
Article first published online: 6 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12063
- Expatriates' parent companies and the global relocation agencies have powerful impacts on the expatriates' adjustment.
- Organizational support can impact expatriates' general adjustment and interaction adjustment differently.
- Organizational support to adjustment should help reduce uncertainty and anxiety embedded in the relocation process.
- Organizational assistance to expatriate partners can start with tackling the parallel universe experience.
- Human resource management practices to support sport event volunteers
Laura Aisbett and Russell Hoye
Article first published online: 6 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12062
- Sport event volunteers' satisfaction can be attributed more to the informal support (or lack thereof) provided by their immediate supervisor (perceived supervisor support (PSS)) than the formal procedures and practices put in place by the organization (perceived organizational support (POS)).
- Volunteers' affective commitment can be attributed more to POS than PSS.
- Both elements of formal support, delivered by the organization, and informal support delivered by the immediate supervisor, must be incorporated into support systems within the human resource practices of sport event volunteers.
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- Modelling the reasons for the use of vocational training in Australian enterprises
Andrew Smith and Edward Oczkowski
Article first published online: 16 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12060
- A unique analysis of the reasons employers cite for enterprise training is conducted.
- Results highlight the complexity of training decision-making and indicate a variety of reasons are cited by employers for undertaking training in their organizations.
- The key factors driving training decisions relate to strategic variables capturing registered training organization status, the use of a business plan and the strategic importance of training.
- The contribution of job strain, social support and working hours in explaining work–family conflict
Ataus Samad, Peter Reaburn and Lee Di Milia
Article first published online: 9 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12058
- Job strain and long work hours were strongly associated with work–family conflict.
- Despite having greater job control academics reported higher levels of work–family conflict.
- Long work hours did not offset the benefits of flexibility in managing work–family conflict.
- Academics worked a mean of 47.70 hours per week.
- Work-based social support did not mitigate the experience of work–family conflict.