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  • Are humans resources?

    Inkson, Kerr (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2008)
    Purpose – This paper aims to offer a critique, from a career studies perspective, of the common term “human resource management.” Design/methodology/approach – Provides a literature review and critique. Findings – ...
  • Building organisational commitment to counteract brain drain from southern hemisphere accountancy firms

    Hooks, Jill; Edgar, Fiona; Inkson, Kerr; Carr, Stuart C.; Edwards, Margot; Jackson, Duncan; Thorn, Kaye (Singapore Human Resources Institute, 2007)
    With countries increasingly thinking like organisations as they recruit and retain global talent, it is posited that High Commitment Management (HCM) Human Resource Management (HRM) systems could be applied to help stem ...
  • Contested terrain in careers: A psychological contract model

    Inkson, Kerr; King, Zella (Sage, 2010)
    In this article we extend consideration of differences of interest in employment relationships to career issues. Two sets of interests – those of employing organizations and of individual workers – often make careers ...
  • Evasion of boredom: An unexpected spur to leadership?

    Carroll, Brigid J.; Parker, Polly; Inkson, Kerr (Sage, 2010)
    Boredom has been largely omitted from the leadership literature, or dismissed as a problem, incongruent with effective leadership. Our research showed that the boredom discourse of senior managers engaged in a leadership ...
  • Migration and career success: testing a time-sequenced model

    Tharmaseelan, Nithya; Inkson, Kerr; Carr, Stuart C. (Emerald Group, 2010)
    Purpose – The paper seeks to determine whether different aspects of migrant pre-migration characteristics (human capital and motivation to migrate) and post-migration behaviour (social integration and career self-management) ...