Strategic Potential of e-HRM in Outsourcing HR Functions


  • Mahmudul Hasan Foiji Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, Jagannath University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md. Anamul Hoque Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Muhammad Belal Hossain Khan Assistant Manager, Human Resources, SQUARE Hospitals Ltd. 18/F, Bir Uttam Qazi Nuruzzaman Sarak, West Panthapath, Dhaka - 1205.



e-HRM, outsourcing, HR functions, e-recruiting.


The advancement of information technology has a dramatic impact on the practice of human resource management. More specifically the use of internet has changed many HR processes including planning, selecting, recruiting, compensation, performance management, and workflow. Therefore, many organizations are now adopting and structuring e-HRM. Academicians all around the world also become increasingly interested. However, there is no dedicated research on the role of e-HRM in outsourcing only HR functions. As a result, this paper intends to review current empirical work on electronic Human Resource Management (e-HRM) with specific attention to HR function outsourcing. The review reveals the strategic potential of e-HRM in achieving competitive advantages by making the HR department more efficient.


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