We must move away from the concept of resources. Management actually manages RELATIONSHIPS - between managers, employers and employees, environment and employees, pay and pensions: the list goes on, yet the research remains static not dynamic.
The very term "Human Resource Management" belies its actuality. Humans are not managed. The relationships which humans have with their workplace, their colleagues, the corporate strategy, the leaders, the followers: that is what is actually being managed in any situation. The system dynamic is quite different in concept and thus research and focus need to adapt towards holistic rather than analytical thinking and interpretation.
The OODA loop, for example, is a reasonable iterative system but it assumes rationality. As rationality depends on values then the cultural values of the system will deem what is rational and what is not. When two opposing rationalities meet (e.g. Trump and Kim) the results of that relationship need managing by those wh (...) Read more? Sign up for free