This article aims to put sustainability as a new step in the evolutionary pathway of human resource management (HRM).
This article provides a literature review on the evolution of HRM and we reflected how HRM can contribute to organizational sustainability.
The study presents a sustainable HRM as a new step in HRM evolution. The study argues that sustainable HRM is completely necessary to achieve sustainable organizations and a more sustainable society.
Sustainability is becoming a key concept and a key element in the future of organizations, but little is known about the role of HRM in this process.
Ricardo de Souza Freitas, W., José Chiappetta Jabbour, C. and César Almada Santos, F. (2011), "Continuing the evolution: towards sustainable HRM and sustainable organizations", Business Strategy Series, Vol. 12 No. 5, pp. 226-234. https://doi.org/10.1108/17515631111166861
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