Title: The high performance workplace: HR-based management innovations in Canada

Authors: Keith Newton

Addresses: Special Advisor, Industry Canada, 235 Queen Street, Rm. 502G, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5, Canada

Abstract: What are some of the innovative human-resource based strategies that management is using to meet the challenges of the knowledge-based economy? The paper looks at the uptake of organisational innovations and the ||new|| HR management in Canada. It examines the links between such innovations and the bottom line in ||high performance work systems||. Policy issues, the role of government, and research needs are addressed.

Keywords: high performance workplace; organisational innovation; human resource management; government policy.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1998.002656

International Journal of Technology Management, 1998 Vol.16 No.1/2/3, pp.177-192

Published online: 04 Jul 2003 *

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