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Human Resource Management Practices and their Impacts on Personnel's Performance in Jordanian Public Academic Libraries
A Case of Al-Hussein bin Talal University Library
Noor S. Abu Tayeh MSc in Libraries and Information Sciences/ College of Arts Al- Hussein Bin Talal University– Jordan Abstract This study aims to focus light on practices of Human Resources Management at the Public Academic Libraries located in Jordan, and their role of determining the effectiveness of the Personnel performance and the quality of services presented to users in these libraries in peculiar Al- Hussein Bin Talal University Library that the current study has taken to be the module; it demonstrates the concept of Human Resources Management and the environment it is influenced by and tries to show up the role of the functions of human resources management (such as job planning, recruiting, motivating, and training of personnel) and how they may impact the effectiveness of personnel performance. The current study concluded a number of results that all the tested variables negatively correlated, could improve the performance of the Academic Libraries administration, and found out there is a strong relationship between practicing personnel administration functions effectively and improving their performance leading to a higher level of productivity and creativity.
Keywords: Human Resource Management HRM, Library Administration, Academic Libraries, performance, effectiveness, Jordan, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University Library.
The knowledge assets are the most important element of work in all sectors; even if there are financial and technological resources, there remains a dire need to the availability of qualified Man to provide qualitative services, and for this improvement, institution administration is required to direct human resources wisely towards better performance and productivity in order to get its objectives done effectively through a sequence of good practices especially within quick changes in and outside the work environment, in peculiar the Information Technology development all over the world, which forced institutions administration to adopt new suitable programs and strategies to get its crew and policies serve the targeted users effectively. Consequently, modern and wide institutions administration invests its knowledge assets, the human elements, to get a better results and benefits, by adopting a group of functions playing an essential part of an integrated plan including employing, training, motivating and compensating.
training and evaluating workers' performance in the enterprise. H4 : Performance appraisal impacts personnel's performance positively. they form the most important part of its body. the study tries to prove the effectiveness of applying wise Personnel management practices in academic libraries and how this may affect the productivity and the creativity of its workers Literature Review The functions of human resources management has a basic role in motivating institutional innovation. H3 : Training effects personnel's performance positively. training and development of employees) in King Abdullah II Award for Excellence in Government Performance and its impact on the performance of government institutions involved. H2 : Selection is positively correlated to personnel's Performance. What are the practices Al-Hussein Bin Talal University Library is currently applying? 2. training and compensating affect workers' performance? Hypothesis Human Resource management Practices are positively correlated to Personnel's Performance. Research questions The current study is designed to answer the following questions: 1. and the more increasing of the effectiveness of practices by applying new strategies in planning. locally. most important study among them a research designed by Aekrosh in 2006. and each one in a separate study. 2005). there is a strong relation between creative human resources management practices and the creativity of individuals (Shatat. Do the library administration practices towards its personnel affect their productivity? 3. Do effective planning. the more increasing of the quality of institutional performance and productivity through taking the Strategic Analysis tools into consideration including analyzing the Internal Environment by identifying the strengths and weaknesses and the External Environment by specifying the opportunities and threats (Alehiasat. 2005 ). Eventually.Human Resource Management Practices and their Impacts on Personnel's Performance in Jordanian Public Academic Libraries 119 Creative Institutions. so there is an increasing relationship between the quality of investment in the human power and their job performance. libraries in peculiar are determined to deal with human resources as an intellectual capital. In addition to that the personal and functional factors in leadership have a significant impact in determining the attitudes of employees towards qualitative performance in the institution (Bani Issa. H1 : Career planning is positively correlated to Personnel's Performance. Many previous studies have worked to clarify the impact of human resource management practices on the effectiveness of institutional performance and productivity of individuals. 2003). and a statistically significant relationship between the extent of applying the effective practices of managing individuals and the performance of the participating governmental institutions. Aekrosh's study found a range of results including the existence of disparities between the institutions participating in the award in the application of management practices of individuals benchmarks. The three previous studies mentioned are the most useful and close to the current study among others. recruitment. the current study covers Al-Hussein bin Talal University Library case. but what makes the study different is this: it covers the extent of the public academic libraries administration in Jordan. its main goal was to determine the level of the application of management practices of individuals (planning. .
and career planning (3.339).34949 . with a light difference between these practices. The selected sample size is 16 and 13 of the questionnaires were returned.000 . .00 3.000 Degree of freedom 13 13 13 13 Calculated T . Qureshi M.44653 Significance level . and all variables results are less than significance level (α = 0. compensation (3. Academic institutions are recommended to take the effective practices of HRM into consideration to get a high level of effectiveness and qualitative productivity introduced to its users.120 Noor S.000 . The entire variables have a strong positive correlation with personnel's performance. Mohammed (2007) where they concluded through their study that all the HRM practices are correlated positively. The current study found that there is a relationship between human resources management practices and personnel's effectiveness. personnel recruiting (3.4933 3.7125) showing that.503 standard deviation . Tahir and Ramay.503).7125 3.000 . Mean Career planning Training Selection Compensation 3.05) according to the T test applied in this study. Response rate is (81%).58833 .4933).14 Indexed T 3.59433 . Abu Tayeh Methodology Data Collection and Analysis The sample of the current study is Human Resources of AlHussein Bin Talal University Library.00 These results are matching the findings of Marwat A. Zubair. For instance. most of workers are idealizing training as an important factor.00 3.659 5. Theoretical Framework Results and Recommendations The current study found out that there is a clear positive correlation between training and improving personnel's skills with mean of (3.00 3.339 3.250 7.510 7.
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