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Human Resource Management in Italy

Carlo Alessandro Sirianni (Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS), Rome, Italy)

Employee Relations

ISSN: 0142-5455

Article publication date: 1 May 1992



In recent years in Italy, as in the rest of Europe, new and profound changes have occurred in both the economic and political world as a whole. Such transformations in social and economic systems, typical of societies in the phase of transition to industrially advanced economies, have determined the need for the strategic and organization reorientation of Italian companies. Explains the strategic role of human resources in this new scenario, analysing some different models of HRM, the context of industrial relations, the differences between small and large companies in terms of HRM and the level of know‐how (technique and management systems) achieved by personnel managers.



Alessandro Sirianni, C. (1992), "Human Resource Management in Italy", Employee Relations, Vol. 14 No. 5, pp. 23-38.




Copyright © 1992, MCB UP Limited

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