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Testing the Value-Human Resource Management Relationship in New Zealand Organisations: Findings of a Cross-National Replication Study


  • Toulson, P.K.
  • Holt, J.
  • Campbell, N.D.


The study replicates an Australian configuration study using organisations in New Zealand. The Survey of Organisational Values (SOV) was used to categorise organisations into one of four value types (Elite, Meritocratic, Collegial and Leadership). The Human Resources Practices Survey (HRPS) was used to determine organisations' human resource practice profile. The Australian confirmed hypotheses that certain organisation value types differ significantly in the way their HRM systems are configured, and that organisations sharing the same type are more similar in their HRM configurations than organisations from other types, were supported in the New Zealand study.

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  • Toulson, P.K. & Holt, J. & Campbell, N.D., 1998. "Testing the Value-Human Resource Management Relationship in New Zealand Organisations: Findings of a Cross-National Replication Study," Papers 125, The University of New South Wales. Department of Industrial Relations..
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:nswair:125

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    • D20 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - General


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