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Information Technology: Personnel Management’s Lost Opportunity?

Personnel Review

ISSN: 0048-3486

Article publication date: 1 May 1989

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Abstract

The monograph analyses (a) the potential impact of information technology (IT) on organisational issues that directly concern the personnel function; (b) the nature of personnel’s involvement in the decision making and activities surrounding the choice and implementation of advanced technologies, and (c) their own use of IT in developing and carrying out their own range of specialist activities. The monograph attempts to explain why personnel’s involvement is often late, peripheral and reactive. Finally, an analysis is made of whether personnel specialists – or the Human Resource Management function more generally – will play a more proactive role in relation to such technologies in the future.

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Legge, K. (1989), "Information Technology: Personnel Management’s Lost Opportunity?", Personnel Review, Vol. 18 No. 5, pp. 2-61. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000000774

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1989, MCB UP Limited

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