The role of HR actors in designing and implementing HRM in tourist resorts in the Maldives

  • Ali Najeeb
  • Employee Relations, September 2013, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/er-08-2012-0057

HRM in tourist resorts in the Maldives

What is it about?

Not much has been written about HRM from an implementation perspective. This paper examined problems encountered by resort managers in the management of their human resources. It highlights the importance of relationships in managing people.


Dr Ali Najeeb
Villa College

This paper combined concepts from social capital theory and HRM devolution theory, and form an analytical lens to explore the HRM roles in self-contained tourist resorts in the Maldives. It found that human resources are managed in resorts through partnerships. Owners, senior, HR and line managers play a critical role in managing people.

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