Strategic Human Resource Management in the Context of Environmental Crises: A COVID‐19 Test

Dana Minbaeva*, Steen Erik Navrbjerg

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This article explores the gaps in strategic human resource management (SHRM) research exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic in order to guide future SHRM research in the context of environmental crises. Using evidence from Danish companies and public organizations collected using a mixed-methods sequential design, we discuss whether existing SHRM frameworks can adequately frame and deliver the academic knowledge needed to address the novel challenges posed by the pandemic. We formulate guidelines for future research that will shape discussions of the role of SHRM in building organizational resilience in the face of environmental crises.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHuman Resource Management
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)811-832
Number of pages22
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2023

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Published online: 23 January 2023.


  • COVID-19
  • Environmental crises
  • Strategic HRM

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