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The effect of investing in hiring, human resource planning, and employee development on labor productivity

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dc.contributor.author Fahed-Sreih, Josiane
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-11T10:11:07Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-11T10:11:07Z
dc.date.copyright 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1544-0222 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/7335 en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the factors that contribute towards enhancing labor productivity. The importance of this study is that is covers a significant number of Lebanese Economic sectors with multiple explanatory variables. Three main areas are studied, namely investing in human resources hiring, human resource planning, and employee development. Responses were received from 527 human resource managers or small businesses managers. Results showed that there is a positive relationship between formal HR planning, formal evaluation of hiring policies, succession plans and labor productivity. However, results showed a negative relationship between formal planning, career path and labor productivity. On the other hand, there seems be a negative relationship between skills selection test and aptitude selection test with labor productivity. Moreover, the number of candidates interviewed in a hiring process, is the most significant variable, whereas search firms are the least significant. The study found a positive relationship between promotion from within and labor productivity. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title The effect of investing in hiring, human resource planning, and employee development on labor productivity en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle case of Lebanon en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199590170 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Management Studies (MNGT) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of International Business Research en_US
dc.journal.volume 11 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 29-51 en_US
dc.keywords Labor Productivity en_US
dc.keywords Human Resources en_US
dc.keywords Hiring en_US
dc.keywords Planning, Employee Development en_US
dc.keywords Capital Intensity en_US
dc.keywords Lebanon en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Fahed-Sreih, J. (2012). The effect of investing in hiring, human resource planning, and employee development on labor productivity: case of Lebanon. Journal of International Business Research, 11(1), 29. en_US
dc.author.email jsreih@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://search.proquest.com/docview/1037692124/fulltext/B9D7FB60BDC74B96PQ/1?accountid=27870 en_US
dc.orcid.id en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4214-4307 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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