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The best recruitment practices in self-managing teams: an explorative study at the Dutch curative care organization

Wiese, C. (2017) The best recruitment practices in self-managing teams: an explorative study at the Dutch curative care organization.

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Abstract:Purpose - Self-managing teams are becoming more and more popular in organizations. To assemble a successful team it is crucial to recognize the professional skills and other characteristics of the members. Those skills and characteristics differ from regular work teams, , that hast to be taken into account during recruitment and selection procedures. Therefore this paper investigates the best recruitment practices in self-managing teams. Methodology - The data for this study is obtained through six interviews with employees of a healthcare organization and analyzed through open and closed coding. Practical implications- This study provides a conceptual model, which serves as a guideline for suitable recruitment and selection practices in self-managing teams. Whereas the focus in the recruitment and selection practices are: Job design, recruitment channel and selection of an employee, the three main findings in the self-managing teams focus on: transition in self-managing teams, characteristics of self-managing teams and lastly the skills in self-managing teams. The applying of this model can then lead to a competitive advantage for an organization.
Item Type:Essay (Bachelor)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:International Business Administration BSc (50952)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/72824
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