E-HR Adoption in Taiwan: An Exploration of Potential Multilevel Antecedents and Consequences

  • C. Rosa Yeh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 185)


E-HR refers to conducting human resources related business transactions electronically and specifically on the internet. This research attempts to investigate e-HR adoption in Taiwan in an integrated model that includes possible antecedents and consequences from a multilevel perspective. Data were collected from human resource professionals in Taiwan. The preliminary correlational analysis found strategic leadership and IT capability as significant firm level antecedents, while role complexity as the personnel level antecedent of e-HR adoption. However, extensive e-HR adoption only contributes to personnel level outcomes such as HR staff’s strategic focus and competence as a HR professional.


E-HR adoption Strategic leadership IT capability Role complexity Task complexity Strategic focus HR competence HR efficiency 



This research was supported by the National Science Council of Taiwan, ROC. (NSC 100-2410-H-003-111).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate Institute of International Human Resource DevelopmentNational Taiwan Normal UniversityTaipeiTaiwan (R.O.C)

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