Developing the Initial Framework of HRIS

Hilkka Poutanen, Vesa Puhakka



The history of human resource information systems (HRIS) stretch back to the 1960s when human resource (HR) activities started to increase in organizations. In the 1980s researchers and practitioners became interested in HRIS and in the 1990s several studies, articles, user experiences, opinions and descriptions were published in journals, magazines and internet. Many different issues have arisen in these discussions. Some researchers have constructed models and definitions for HRIS. However, there is a lack of a framework which constructs a description out of the fragmented discipline of HRIS. In this workshop paper we introduce our initial framework to underline the importance and need to consolidate the knowledge of HRIS. It bases on the literature and internet site reviews. The framework does not intend to cover the HRIS field as whole but to signal that it is time to construct frameworks to support and lead the research and the theory making in HRIS. Many research questions are stated in the referenced articles. Now it is time to start finding the answers.


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Poutanen H. and Puhakka V. (2007). Developing the Initial Framework of HRIS . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Human Resource Information Systems - Volume 1: HRIS, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-989-8111-02-9, pages 45-54. DOI: 10.5220/0002415200450054

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author={Hilkka Poutanen and Vesa Puhakka},
title={Developing the Initial Framework of HRIS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Human Resource Information Systems - Volume 1: HRIS, (ICEIS 2007)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Human Resource Information Systems - Volume 1: HRIS, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - Developing the Initial Framework of HRIS
SN - 978-989-8111-02-9
AU - Poutanen H.
AU - Puhakka V.
PY - 2007
SP - 45
EP - 54
DO - 10.5220/0002415200450054