The effectiveness of E-HRM adoption in the banking industry of Bahrain during the pandemic
Asma Ayari, Ahmed Alzayer, Ali Albarboori, Maryam Salem and Sohayla Sanosi
The Covid-19 pandemic occurred at the beginning of the year 2020, causing many banking to develop strategies to adapt to sudden change quickly. Human Resource Management (HRM) had a crucial role in these changes since most employees started working remotely. This includes human resources (HR) implementing technology and digitally transforming their practices to meet the requirements of social distancing and remote working. The Purpose of This Study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the E- HR management system. The ever-increasing dependence on records technology in human resource management features has appreciably maximized the effectiveness of all the tactics and practices related to HR management. The HRM practices, HR features can now be carried out within the least time and with the lowest cost. Such technologies make contributions to growing a communication device that is both powerful and efficient. Methodology: For data collection, a mixture of the quantitative and qualitative methods i.e. triangulation is applied through conducting an online survey and distributing it to HR executives and HR employees from multiple banking located in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It involved different surveys and statistical data collection. Major Findings: the adaptation of E-HRM has been approved to be implemented and improved in the banking organizations of Bahrain. Hence, the HRM practice that was e-approached is found the Training and Development, while Compensation is the least. As for the factors that were found of influence to impact E-HRM, Top management support was found of the most influence while Funding was found the least. Moreover, the funding resources in addition to the technical support have been found the top challenges in the digital transformation. it is found that about 89% of people are in favor of digital transformation while 96.4% have experienced it in their workplace. Future research is sought for to provide additional insights of the effectiveness of E-HRM adoption in the banking industry in other countries during the pandemic.
Asma Ayari, Ahmed Alzayer, Ali Albarboori, Maryam Salem, Sohayla Sanosi. The effectiveness of E-HRM adoption in the banking industry of Bahrain during the pandemic. Int J Res Hum Resour Manage 2022;4(1):30-38. DOI: 10.33545/26633213.2022.v4.i1a.86