Human Resources Management

Credentials Versus Competence

by Glyn Jones (COS - Thomson Reuters Canada)

Hiring Qualified Employees


Ensuring Staff Are Safe and Healthy: The Role of Health Care Supervisors

(Health Care Safety Professionals Association of BC)

The Employer's Guide to Hiring a Safety Professional

American Society of Safety Engineers - Use this guide to assist you in hiring a competent professional to manage safety and health risks in your organization. (pdf)

Code of Ethical Conduct

Mount Sinai Hospital

Dysfunctional Leadership = Dysfunctional Organization

The Politics of Failure: Workplace Politics & Poor Performance - (Med Jones, International Institute of Management)

The role of Leaders in Influencing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

L. K. Trevino (

The Politics of Failure: Workplace Politics & Poor Performance

International Institute of Management


A New Mandate for Human Resources

Dave Ulrich - Harvard Business Review

Lookout: 8 Signs of Dysfunctional Management


A Think Piece: How HR Caused Toyota To Crash

ERE MEDIA - By Dr. John Sullivan

Snakes in Suits - When Psychopaths Go to Work

Paul Babiak, Robert D. Hare

Whistleblowing Systems – A Guide

Canadian Standards Association
Reports have shown that whistleblowing is one of the most effective methods for identifying activities that could potentially cause harm to an organization. An effective whistleblowing system can also lead to reduced costs, better employee engagement, enhanced stakeholder confidence and improved performance. Whistleblowing Systems – A Guide is developed to help organizations establish and manage an effective mechanism for whistleblowing activities. The guide provides a background on existing Canadian laws and codes as they relate to whistleblowing as well as a summary of the key performance benefits associated with the implementation of a whistleblowing system.

Who Are The Difficult Employees? Psychopathological Attributions Of Their Co-workers - B. Kemelgor et al

B. Kemelgor et al (pdf)

Dysfunctional Leadership & Dysfunctional Organizations

Med Yones, International Institute of Management (pdf)

The Influence of Corporate Psychopaths on Corporate Social Responsibility and Organizational Commitment to Employees

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, Volume 97, Number 1, 1-19, DOI: 10.1007/s10551-010-0492-3

The Implications of Corporate Psychopaths for Business And Society: An Initial Examination And A Call To Arms


Effects of Job Strain, Hospital Organizational Factors and Individual Characteristics on WorkAmong Nurses

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) of Ontario (pdf)

Adopting a Health & Safety Management System: A New Leadership Imperative

Joseline Sikorski (pdf)

Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)

The Human Resources Professionals Association regulates the HR profession in Ontario. It is committed to protecting the public and advancing its members careers and professional capabilities. In Ontario, HRPA issues the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and the Senior Human Resources Professional (SHRP) designations.

Attendance Management

Stephen Bevan, The Work Foundation (pdf)

Management practices can make employees sick - The Leadership Factor

ACCIDENT PREVENTION January/February 2002 (PDF file)


World Health Organization (pdf)


European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (pdf)


Willson Lewis LLP (ppt)

On sick leave

Statistics Canada, April 2006 Vol. 7, no. 4

Canadian HR Reporter - Health and Safety


The importance of human resources management in health care: a global context

Stefane M Kabene, Carole Orchard, John M H, Raymond Leduc, Human Resources for Health 2006, 4:20

Nurse staffing and patient safety: current knowledge and implications for action

Jack Needleman, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA USA and Peter Buerhaus, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, USA -
International Journal for Quality in Health Care 15:275-277 (2003)

Patient Safety and Quality An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses

AHRQ Publication No. 08-0043)

Building a Future: An Integrated Strategy for Nursing Human Resources

The Nursing Study Corporation (pdf)

Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health > Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs


Modern Healthcare Safety Management — "A Systems Approach"

Pinnacle Enterprises Canada

Healthcare Organizational Emotional Intelligence and Total Quality Safety Management

Pinnacle Enterprises Canada

Disability Management

Pinnacle Enterprises Canada

Keeping Patients Safe: Transforming the Work Environment of Nurses

National Academy of Sciences

Introduction to the Human Resources Discipline of Workplace Safety and Security

Society for Human Resource Management

Disability Management Parallels Positive Psychology in Work Organizations

Dr. Jasen M. Walker and Dr. Fred Heffner

Healthcare use before and after a workplace injury in British Columbia, Canada

J A Brown, P McDonough, C A Mustard, and H S Shannon
Occup Environ Med. 2006 June; 63(6): 396–403.

Transformational Leadership and Evidence-Based Management

Committee on the Work Environment for Nurses and Patient Safety - Ann Page, Editor,

Nursing Crisis: Retention Strategies for Hospital Administrators

Chan, C. C. A., McBey, K., Basset, M., O’Donnell, M. & Winter, R. (2004). Nursing Crisis: Retention Strategies for Hospital Administrators, Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, 12(2), 31-56.

Raising the Bar for People Practices: Helping All Health Organizations Become "Preferred Employers"

Graham S. Lowe, Healthcare Quarterly, 8(1) : 60-63

Organizational safety: Which management practices are most effective in reducing employee injury rates?

Health and safety management system helps Sick Kids focus on priorities

Hospital News - Jul 2010 Issue Jun 2010 Issue May 2010 Issue

Impact of Accreditation on Human Resource Development and Management of a Hospital Through HR Balance Score Card

International Business Management - 2010 | Volume: 4 | Issue: 2 | Page No.: 89-98

Does Online Instruction Work?

Studies that look at the effectiveness of online training, compared to classroom-based learning, offer some conflicting results. Online training seems to be more effective for older, motivated students, while the classroom works best for younger low-achievers. There some lessons HR leaders can take away from the findings.
- Peter Cappelli, George W. Taylor Professor of Management and director of the Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School.

Participatory Action Training for Hospital Nurses Program to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders

(PDF file)

Human Resource Executive Online

Human Resources & Personnel Management

Human Resource Management in Health Care: Principles and Practice

L. Fleming Fallon Jr., MD, DrPH, MBA, Bowling Green State University Charles R. McConnell, MBA, CM - ISBN-13: 9780763735319

Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success

Organizational Climate of Staff Working Conditions and Safety—An Integrative Model

Patricia W. Stone, Michael I. Harrison, Penny Feldman, Mark Linzer, Timothy Peng, Douglas Roblin, Jill Scott-Cawiezell, Nicholas Warren, and Eric S. Williams


IRSST (pdf)

Successful health and safety management

Health and Safety Executive (pdf)

Workforce Reduction Practices in Canadian Hospitals

Kent V. Rondeau, University of Alberta; Terry H. Wagar Wilfrid, Laurier University Published (pdf)

A Snapshot of Worklife Measurement in Canadian Healthcare Organizations:
Indicator Survey Results

Quality Worklife-Quality Healthcare Collaborative - June, 2009 (pdf)

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