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High-Performance Work Systems and Organizational Performance in Emerging Economies: Evidence from MNEs in Turkey

Demirbag, M and Collings, DG and Tatoglu, E and Mellahi, K and Wood, G (2014) 'High-Performance Work Systems and Organizational Performance in Emerging Economies: Evidence from MNEs in Turkey.' Management International Review, 54 (3). 325 - 359. ISSN 0938-8249

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Abstract

This study examines the association between the usage of high-performance work systems (HPWS) by subsidiaries of multinational enterprises (MNEs) in Turkey and employee and subsidiary level outcomes. The study is based on a survey of 148 MNE subsidiaries operating in Turkey. The results show that the usage of HPWS has a significant positive impact on employee effectiveness. However, their impact on employee skills and development, and organizational financial performance are far less clear. Our findings highlight the extent to which HWPS need to be adapted to take account of context-specific institutional realities. © 2014 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School > Management Science and Entrepreneurship Group
Depositing User: Mehmet Demirbag
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2015 12:41
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2017 10:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/15437

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