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Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal.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 2-3 weeks.

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

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee(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. 10, No. 3, August 2020 issue: Call for papers


IJHRS is calling for submissions to the Vol. 10, No. 3, August 2020 issue. The submission deadline is July 10, 2020. 

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: 2020-05-13 More...

IJHRS: Recruitment of Reviewers

Would you like to be a reviewer of International Journal of Human Resource Studies? Welcome you to join us.
Posted: 2020-03-19 More...

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 2 (2020): [In Progress]

Table of Contents


Navin Gazanchand Matookchund, Renier Steyn
Pages 1-20
Pages 21-55
Rabbia Jamal, Danish Ahmed Siddiqui
Pages 56-81
Andreas Dimopoulos
Pages 82-101
Bashar Haj Ali
Pages 102-116
Oscar Dousin, Pei Sung Toh, Arsiah Bahron, Iklima Husna Abdul Rahim
Pages 117-130
Candy So Suk Yi, Eric Yung, Christopher Fong, Shilpi Tripathi
Pages 131-140
Olonade, Zacceheaus, Omotoye Oluwatobi
Pages 141-150
Dilek Peri
Pages 151-174
Marian Stephanie Davis, Matilda Arko Mensah
Pages 175-196
Cemile Çetin, Murat Çolak
Pages 197-219
George Xanthakis
Pages 220-237
Mohamed Buheji, Aisha Buheji
Pages 237-251
Gintautas Radvila, Violeta Šilingienė
Pages 252-279
Mohammed Farag Alaqla
Pages 280-296