Exploring the Nature of Human Resource Management Practices at Family Businesses in Palestine

Mohammad Mohammad Hafiz Al-Jabari

Abstract


This article provides substantial and current information on HRM knowledge and practices in Palestine and particularly explore the nature of HRM practices at family businesses within Palestinian context.
The population consisted of all Palestinian family businesses employ 50 employees and above. Data was collected by means of a written questionnaire sent to all Palestinian family firms.
Questionnaires were distributed and interviews were conducted with managers including HR managers.
Findings show that family firms are far away from applying HRM practices and some family firms apply it partially and sporadically. The study leads to a better understanding of family firms in Palestine.
Recommendations to the owners and managers of family businesses to change the attitudes and values of family firm’s management staff through organization development sessions and techniques to devote more effort for human resources by applying human resource management practices.
Key words: Human resource management practices; Family businesses

Keywords


Human resource management practices; Family businesses

Full Text:

PDF


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.ibm.1923842820110302.180

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.



Share us to:   


Reminder

  • How to do online submission to another Journal?
  • If you have already registered in Journal A, then how can you submit another article to Journal B? It takes two steps to make it happen:

1. Register yourself in Journal B as an Author

  • Find the journal you want to submit to in CATEGORIES, click on “VIEW JOURNAL”, “Online Submissions”, “GO TO LOGIN” and “Edit My Profile”. Check “Author” on the “Edit Profile” page, then “Save”.

2. Submission

  • Go to “User Home”, and click on “Author” under the name of Journal B. You may start a New Submission by clicking on “CLICK HERE”.


We only use three mailboxes as follows to deal with issues about paper acceptance, payment and submission of electronic versions of our journals to databases: caooc@hotmail.com; ibm@cscanada.net; ibm@cscanada.org

 Articles published in International Business and Management are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC-BY).

 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT Editorial office

Address: 9375 Rue de Roissy Brossard, Québec, J4X 3A1, Canada 
Telephone: 1-514-558 6138 
Website: Http://www.cscanada.net Http://www.cscanada.org 
E-mailcaooc@hotmail.com

Copyright © 2010 Canadian Research & Development Centre of Sciences and Cultures