CI in the work place: does involving the HR function make any difference?

Sloan, Terry, Becker, Karen L., & Hyland, Paul (2005) CI in the work place: does involving the HR function make any difference? In Bessant, John & Francis, David (Eds.) International Continuous Innovation Network (CINet) Conference, 4-6 September, Brighton, United Kingdom.


Learning and continuous improvement are linked and learning must be central to CI and a culture that supports CI. Learning needs to be both individual and organisational and must benefit the organisation’s performance. The HR department is often given the task of championing of culture change, and it appears that involvement of HR professionals would enhance CI efforts and assist in the timely solution of issues within the CI process. This paper aims to determine the influence of involving HR professionals in CI, and if their involvement has any impact on support and tools used in CI and the contribution of CI to business performance.

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ID Code: 12185
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: continuous improvement, people, learning, human resources
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 29 Jan 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 17:30

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