HRM Practices in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises In the current recession, the success of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is more critical than ever for sustaining economic growth for the nation and protecting job markets. Accordingly, the following discussion presents a review and critical analysis of four articles related to Human Resource Management. Commentary is provided regarding the relevance of each article for SMEs as they search for ways to improve performance and gain competitive advantages. Human Resource Management Practices in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises The journal article entitled Human Resource Management Practices in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Unanswered Questions and Future Research...The end:
.....ohibitive for SMEs and continue to be relatively primitive in terms of function and performance. References De Kok, J. M., Uhlaner, L. M., & Thurik, A. R. (2006). Professional HRM Practices in Family Owned-Managed Enterprises. Journal of Small Business Management, 44(3), 441+. Greenlaw, P. S., & Valonis, W. R. (2006). Applications of Expert Systems in Human Resource Management. Human Resource Planning, 17(1), 27+. Heneman, R. L., Tansky, J. W., & Camp, S. M. (2005). Human Resource Management Practices in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Unanswered Questions and Future Research Perspectives. Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 25(1), 11. Hyde, A., & And Hyon, A. H. (2005). The End of HRM. The Public Manager, 33(2), 56+.