Authors: Dagmara Lewicka
Addresses: AGH University of Science and Technology, Al. Mickiewicza 30, 31–059 Krakow, Poland
Abstract: This paper analyses the impact of HRM practices on innovation of an enterprise. It demonstrates that creation of pro-innovative attitudes in an organisation takes place at each stage of the personnel process. The research has been carried out in four enterprises: two operating on the global market and two locally in Poland. Special attention has been paid to the issue of motivating for innovative activities. The last part of the paper concerns motivating employees of the so-called 'Y Generation'.
Keywords: human resources policy; HRM practices; innovation; employee motivation; Generation Y; learning; human resource management; Poland.
International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2013 Vol.14 No.2, pp.217 - 240
Published online: 31 Jul 2013 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article