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Contribution of HRM to Innovation

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How does HRM contribute to innovation? Research shows that several policies and practices and HR systems can positively support innovation and IWB.

Shipton and colleagues (2006) show the importance of training and development combined with exploratory training in supporting innovation performance. Furthermore, appraisal and teamwork were found to be positively related to product and technical innovation.

Other studies show that HRM practices focused on commitment instead of compliance are more likely to result in higher levels of innovation (Verburg et al., 2007).

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