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HR Information Systems 20 Years from Now

Think about the state of HR information systems 20 years from now. Will we have succeeded in reducing individual performance to numbers to such an extent that individuality and the people behind the numbers have been compromised? Will small companies ever be central players in implementing and using sophisticated HR information systems?

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First we should agree that "A Human Resources Information System is a system that lets you keep track of all your employees and information about them. It is usually done in a database or, more often, in a series of inter-related databases."

Next are some general thoughts about our changing society. Education and specialization have to be the most dramatic of changes directly affecting individuals in the work force. If we talk about society 500+ hundred years ago, the division between the 'haves' and the 'have-nots' was very lopsided. ...

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The solution presents some fresh thoughts on the subject of human resource information systems of the future.