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Human Resource Management in Spain

Ignacio Flórez Saborido (University of Sevilla, Spain)
Manuel González Rendón (University of Sevilla, Spain)
Manuel Alcaide Castro (University of Sevilla, Spain)

Employee Relations

ISSN: 0142-5455

Article publication date: 1 May 1992



A chronological perspective of Human Resource Management (HRM) in Spain is adopted in order to offer a general overview of the evolution of the personnel function in Spanish companies and to understand the present situation of HRM in Spain. Covers five periods separately: (1) HRM during the Franco regime (2) The economic crisis and political transition (3) HRM during the 1980s: from the economic crisis to economic recovery, and (4) HRM in today′s Spain. Finally, gives special consideration to the impact of the Single European Market on HRM practices in Spain.



Flórez Saborido, I., González Rendón, M. and Alcaide Castro, M. (1992), "Human Resource Management in Spain", Employee Relations, Vol. 14 No. 5, pp. 39-61.




Copyright © 1992, MCB UP Limited

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