Studying Human Resource Information Systems from an Integrated Perspective: A Research Agenda

Rodrigo Magalhães, Huub Ruël



This paper aims at setting an agenda for HRIS research from an integrative perspective. This perspective assumes that organization and information systems cannot be separated. By first elaborating on this integrated perspective in terms of a web of causes and consequences of the implementation of ICT in organizations, a list of new organizational phenomena is presented. Subsequently, research on HRISs up to date is summarized, resulting in the observation that HRIS research needs to be broadened and deepened. In section three, we combine the list of emerging phenomena with how HRISs are being implemented and used in mainly large global companies. We raise a number of critical questions for HRIS research per each emerging phenomena and suggest a number of appropriate research topics.


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Magalhães R. and Ruël H. (2007). Studying Human Resource Information Systems from an Integrated Perspective: A Research Agenda . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Human Resource Information Systems - Volume 1: HRIS, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-989-8111-02-9, pages 130-146. DOI: 10.5220/0002423701300146

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author={Rodrigo Magalhães and Huub Ruël},
title={Studying Human Resource Information Systems from an Integrated Perspective: A Research Agenda},
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 - Studying Human Resource Information Systems from an Integrated Perspective: A Research Agenda
SN - 978-989-8111-02-9
AU - Magalhães R.
AU - Ruël H.
PY - 2007
SP - 130
EP - 146
DO - 10.5220/0002423701300146