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Managing Human Capital in Today’s Globalization
A Management Information System Perspective

ISBN 9781771887380
Published October 25, 2019 by Apple Academic Press
414 Pages 3 Color & 16 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book explores important issues in human capital in human resource management as it relates to management information systems (MIS). It highlights how management information systems are implemented and the potential for employee resistance, offering behavioral strategies to involve employees in adopting effective MIS and in overcoming resistance during change. The authors also look at the available research that focuses on the changing skills requirements of employees in the context of both MIS perspectives and HRM perspectives. They address how current trends have evolved into a hyper-emerging market of competitive advantage and fast-changing environments toward globalization.

The authors also address:

  • workforce planning and management systems

  • strategic human resource management

  • re-engineering work processes for improved productivity

  • work-force diversity

  • the integration of MIS-HRIS and employee involvement

  • human resource globalization and MIS implications

  • the impact of digital technology on decentralized work sites

  • organizational continuous improvement programs


Table of Contents

1. Workforce Planning and Management Systems: The HRIS Approach  

2. Strategic Human Resource Management: An ICT Possibility Shifting Paradigm of HRM 

3. Managing Information Systems for Human Resource Management: A Technological Evolution 

4. Changing Skill Requirements: Improving Market Expectations of Human Resource Management 

5. Human Resource Management Information Systems (HRMIS): The Challenges 

6. The Shifting Paradigm of Human Resource Management through a Human Resource Management Information System 

7. Re-Engineering Work Processes for Improved Productivity: An MIS Perspective 

8. Work-Force Diversity: ICT Innovation and Creativity 

9. A Management Information System for Human Resource Management Work-Force Diversity 

10. The Integration of MIS-HRIS and Employee Involvement  

11. Human Resource Globalization and MIS Implications 

12. Digital Technology Impact on Decentralized Work Sites 

13. Organization Continuous Improvement Programs: MIS Technological Advancement 

14. Continuous Improvement Programs: The Digital Technology Era of Human Resource Management

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Heru Susanto, PhD, is a researcher of the Data Security Group at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences. He is also an honorary professor at the Department of Information Management, College of Management, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan. Also, Dr. Heru worked as an assistant professor in Technology Management, School of Business, University Technology of Brunei. Dr. Heru has experience as an IT professional and as web division head at IT Strategic Management at Indomobil Group Corporation. He has worked as the Prince Muqrin Chair for Information Security Technologies at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His research interests are in the areas of information system, computer security, information security management system, and information system and technology as an enabler of organizations’ business process re-engineering and e-marketing. He has over 15 years of professional teaching and research experience at the university level, and over 20 years of working on research for various studies in the field, with more than 27 books, seven full authored books and 20 book chapters, and more than 35 international publication in peer-review journals included in Scopus, Science Direct, Springer, ISI, and Global Indexed.

Fang-Yie Leu, PhD, is currently a Professor in the Computer Science Department at Tunghai University, Taiwan. He is on the editorial boards of several journals. Professor Leu organizes international workshops on mobile commerce, cloud computing, network and communication security (MCNCS) and compact wireless EVA communications system (CWECS). He is an IEEE member and now serves as a technical program committee (TPC) member of many international conferences. He was also a visiting scholar at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His research interests include wireless communication, network security, grid applications, and security. Dr. Leu received his bachelor, master, and PhD degrees all from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. 

Chin Kang Chen, PhD, is a Lecturer at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Begawan, Brunei. He also has industry experience from working on projects with local telecommunications companies and government ministries and agencies. His research interests include information security management system, IT governance, mobile devices, cloud computing, and e-government. Dr. Chen received his bachelor of engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia; his masters in digital communication from Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria; his masters in information technology from Queensland University of Technology, Australia; and his PhD from the Univeristy of Brunei.

Fadzliwati Mohiddin, PhD is a program leader and principal lecturer at the School of Business, Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB). Prior to joining UTB, she was the Chief Information Officer, the Director of ICTC, and the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management Sciences, Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University (UNISSA).. She also held the post of Deputy Dean at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Policy Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam from 2009 to 2010. She lectures in business information systems and general management. She was involved with several ICT projects that include knowledge management systems and e-learning systems for the Ministry of Education. And she has been appointed as a judge for several business and ICT competitions such as the Asia Pacific ICT Award (APICTA) and the Brunei ICT Award (BICTA) since 2010. She holds a BA, Management Studies (Universiti Brunei Darussalam); an MBA (Lancaster University, UK); a PhD, Information Systems (Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia). Her current research interest includes information systems success, knowledge management, e-government, and general management.