International Journal of Human Resource Studies

International Journal of Human Resource Studies (IJHRS) is an internationally refereed journal published quarterly in February, May, August and November, published by Macrothink Institute, United States in collaboration with Human Resource Management Academic Research Society (HRMARS). The journal aims to promote the theory and practice of HRM, to provide an international forum for discussion and debate, and to stress the critical importance of people management to a wide range of economic, political and social concerns. IJHRS's focus lies in providing a critical link between high quality academic research and the practical implications for business practice. It has become essential reading for everyone involved in personnel, training and human resource management.

We aim to post articles online within 3 weeks of acceptance. The journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail. For any questions, please contact:

IJHRS is included in:

Areas include but are not limited to:
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Learning and Development
  • Training and Development
  • Knowledge Management
  • Organizational Learning
  • Leadership and Team Management
  • Strategic HRM
  • Strategic Management
  • Performance Management
  • Compensation Management
  • Organizational Staffing
  • Employee Relations
  • Professional Development and relevant subjects.

Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal.

This journal is published in online version. The online version can be free access and download.




Each paper published in this journal is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.

Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. The review process may take 4-10 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay an Article Processing Charge (100USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download. We aim to post articles within 3 weeks of acceptance.



IJHRS: Vol. 11, No. 1, February 2021 issue: Call for papers


IJHRS is calling for submissions to the Vol. 11, No. 1, February 2021 issue. The submission deadline is January 10, 2021. 

Welcome you to submit manuscripts to this journal. Please find the information for authors.

If you have any questions, please contact:

It is appreciated if you could share this information with your colleagues and associates. Thank you.

Posted: 2020-11-09 More...

IJHRS: Recruitment of Reviewers

Would you like to be a reviewer of International Journal of Human Resource Studies? Welcome you to join us.
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IJHRS: International Journal of Human Resource Studies Indexed in Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2018 Journal List


International Journal of Human Resource Studies (IJHRS) has been indexed by ERA 2018 Journal List. Excellence in Research for Australia, Australia’s national research evaluation framework. ERA identifies and promotes excellence across the full spectrum of research activity in Australia’s higher education institutions.

Posted: 2019-07-16 More...
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Vol 10, No 4 (2020)

International Journal of Human Resource Studies, Vol. 10, No. 4, November 2020

Table of Contents


Ibrahim Hassan Barrow
Pages 1-11
Muhammad Nazreen Ezyan Soffi, Siti Fatimah Mohamad, Farah Adibah Che Ishak
Pages 12-24
Isiaka Kolawole Egbewole
Pages 25-36
Zainab Bello, Waleed Alhyasat
Pages 37-47
Tengku Adil Tengku Izhar, Mohd Shamsul Mohd Shoid
Pages 48-71
Amal. M. Jawad
Pages 72-92
Pages 93-124
Bahaudin G. Mujtaba, Natalie F. Mesa, Shannon McGee, Sherwayne O. Mears, Fernando S. Moncada
Pages 125-148
Kajol Karmoker, Tasnia Zannat, Bipul Roy
Pages 149-167
Ridwan Mokhtar, Sylvia Nabila Azwa Ambad, Sharifah Nurafizah Syed Annuar, Nelson Lajuni
Pages 168-185
Muhammad Majid, Mohamad Faizal Ramli, Basri Badyalina, Azreen Roslan, Azreen Jihanx Azreen Jihan Che Mohd Hashim
Pages 186-207
Anjeline Akinyi Omondi
Pages 208-219
Nan Lin
Pages 220-233
Desak Putu Eka Nilakusmawati, I Gusti Ayu Made Srinadi
Pages 234-254
Orly Yeheskel, Shlomo Globerson
Pages 255-267
Sadman Rana Rakin, Masuma Binte Yousuf, Mohammad Rabiul Basher Rubel
Pages 268-286
Christophe RUKUNDO, Jean-Noel BEKA BE NGUEMA, Cynthia Atamba, Mohamed Habuba Halima, Akorfa Neku
Pages 287-302
Ayodeji Matthew Adejuwon, Felix Olurankinse, Olugbenga Jinadu
Pages 303-317
Christophe RUKUNDO, Jean-Noel BEKA BE NGUEMA, Cynthia Atamba, Mohamed Habuba Halima, Akorfa Neku
Pages 318-332
Evgeny A. Rudnev
Pages 333-339