Annals of Human Resource Management Research

Annals of Human Resource Management Research (AHRMR) is an international, peer-reviewed, and scholarly journal which publishes high-quality research to answer important and interesting questions, develop or test theory, replicate prior studies, explore interesting phenomena, review and synthesize existing research and provide new perspective aimed at stimulating future theory development and empirical research across the human resource management discipline.

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Annals of Human Resource Management Research (AHRMR) is an international, peer-reviewed, and scholarly journal which publishes high-quality research to answer important and interesting questions, develop or test theory, replicate prior studies, explore interesting phenomena, review and synthesize existing research and provide new perspective aimed at stimulating future theory development and empirical research across the human resource management discipline.

Published
2022-03-18

Articles

Job Crafting, a brain drain antidote in Public Universities in Nigeria

Purpose: This study examined job crafting (JC) and the role it could play in reducing brain drain in universities in Nigeria. Research Methodology: -it adopted a survey research design, with its population consisting of 8051 academic staff of six selected universities in the Southeast. A sample size of 367 was determined using Krejcie and Morgan’s (1970) formula. The source of data collection was a structured questionnaire. A combination of descriptive and inferential statistics was used for data analysis. Results–among others, the result revealed that there are ways academics can craft their jobs in universities in Nigeria and that there is a significant mean difference among the various dimensions of job crafting activities carried out by academics. Limitations: The study looked at a particular section of Nigeria, thereby, limiting the inference power of the findings. Contributions: None of the previous studies seem to have focused solely on how job crafting is done and which one is more prominent among lecturers in Nigeria. Similarly, none also appear to have looked at job crafting and how it can be used to reduce brain drain in Nigerian Universities.

The effect of competence, workload, and incentives on the interest of civil servants to become commitment-making officials in Malaka Regency

Purpose: This study aimed to determine the influence of individual competence, workload, and incentives on the interest of State Civil Servants for the positions of Commitment-Making Officials in Malaka Regency. Research methodology: The type of method in this research is quantitative research method. The sampling techniques used are Non-probability Sampling method and Saturated Sampling technique. The data analysis techniques are simple linear regression and multiple linear analyses. Results: The results of this study are that partially, individual competence, workload, and incentives have a positive but not significant effect on the interest of civil servants in the Commitment-Making Official Positions in Malaka Regency. Individual competence, workload, and incentives simultaneously have a positive and significant effect on the interest of civil servants in commitment-making positions in Malaka Regency. Limitations: Research variables are complex and research results may change in the future. Contribution: The findings of this study can be used as the basis for evaluating the Malaka local government bureaucracy and can be scientific information for students of the public administration program.

Knowledge sharing behavior as mediating role on openness to experience and innovative work behavior

Purpose: This study aimed to examine the mediating effect of knowledge sharing behavior on the relationship between openness to experience and innovative work behavior on students at the University of Indonesia. Research methodology: Quantitative approach with a cross-sectional study was employed for the research. The study population consisted of 306 students in Universitas Indonesia. Data were elicited through a questionnaire with convenience sampling technique while the analysis was carried out using PROCESS by Hayes. Results: The results of this study revealed that knowledge sharing behavior has a partially mediating role in the relationship between openness to experience and innovative work behavior. Limitations: The challenge was the unevenness sample from each faculty, most of the students selected for the study through a random method were from the Faculty of Psychology. This could affect the generalizability of the findings. Contribution: The results of this study can be used as a reference for training innovation programs that will be given to Universitas Indonesia students for the purpose of making them better prepared to innovate.

Leading local government during COVID-19: An empirical finding from Ghana

Purpose: This is to look into the impact of leadership on employee output in the local governance sector during the COVID – 19 Era. Research Methodology: A quantitative and descriptive approach, as well as a census method, were used to sample 220 employees. A structured questionnaire was used to gather data, multiple linear regression was used to test hypotheses, and SPSS version 20 was used to input, process, and analyze data. Result: The findings demonstrate that visionary, laissez-faire, and servant leadership styles have a considerable impact on staff output. Furthermore, employees' output is unaffected by autocratic and charismatic leadership styles. Limitation: The research only investigated five different types of leadership styles. Within the central region, it was similarly limited to only one metropolitan assembly. Contribution: It was demonstrated by the theory that under the local government, some various forces and situations drive the organization's activities; thus, leadership should be ready to change and dynamically position themselves to handle issues that arise.

Developing organizational resilience with the mediating role of leader – Member exchange

Purpose: The purpose of this research is to investigate the effect of social capital and organizational flexibility toward organizational resilience, with the mediating role of leader – member exchange (LMX) in higher education institutions in Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia. Research methodology: This research will be conducted in Salatiga by taking a total number of lecturers at three higher education organizations in Salatiga, the samples were taken 245 lecturers and educational personnel. This study used purposive_sampling as a sampling technique, and the analysis instrument is path_analysis with Partial Least Square (PLS) using SmartPLS. Results: The direct effect indicates that social capital and organizational flexibility positively influence organizational resilience, and LMX mediates the relation between_social_capital_and_organizational flexibility towards organizational resilience_in higher education institutions in Salatiga. Limitations: The limitation of this study, is that this study only took lecturers and educational personnel as research samples, while to determine organizational resilience, it required the involvement of all organizational components, besides that the exogenous variables selected were limited to individual and organizational variables. Contribution:  The results of this study contribute to the field of management, especially human resource management, specifically this research provides input to increase organizational resilience through the development and the activity to manage social_capital_and_organizational flexibility, involving the role of leader-member in the organization.

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