The Relationship between Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Functions and Human Resource Management (HRM) Functionalities

Bader Yousef Obeidat


The purpose of this paper is to discuss the relationship between Human Resource Information System (HRIS) functions and Human Resource Management (HRM) functionalities. The theoretical framework of this paper is based on previous HRM and HRIS research where the contributing role of HRIS is measured by the compliance and application level of HRIS functions to HR functionalities. A survey questionnaire was sent to five different banks and a response rate of 61.5% was received. The target groups of the questionnaire were HR departments that include HR managers and professionals in the Jordanian banking sector.

In this study, human resource information system functions were found to have a relationship with HRM functionalities. More specifically, it was found that strategic integration, forecasting and planning, human resources analysis, and communication and integration have no relationship with human resource functionalities. Whereas, it was found that performance development, knowledge management, and records and compliance as dimensions of human resources information systems have a relationship with human resources functionalities.


Keywords Human Resource Management, HRM functionalities, Human Resource Information System.

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