Title: Employment relationship and organisation capability: a conceptual framework

Authors: Harsh; Asha Prasad

Addresses: Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India ' Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India

Abstract: The paper seeks to provide information, guidance and assistance in understanding of previous and present thinking regarding the employment relationship. The article provides a comprehensive review and systematic assessment of theoretical considerations and approaches regarding different dimensions of employment relationship and finally, proposes a conceptual model explaining how employment relations help in building organisational capabilities and organisational trust. The significance of this research lies in the incorporation of the extant literatures on employment relationship and development of the conceptual model and related propositions extracted from the literatures. The paper discusses how nurturing employment relations helps in building organisational trust and capability that can be utilised by practitioners to enhance organisational effectiveness.

Keywords: employment relationship; organisation performance; industrial relations; organisation capability.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIR.2020.10029834

International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 2021 Vol.24 No.3, pp.397 - 416

Received: 29 Jul 2018
Accepted: 07 Jul 2019

Published online: 10 Mar 2021 *

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