One of the first explicit statements of HRM concept was made by the Michigan School (Fombrun et al, 1984). They held that HR systems and the organisation structure must be managed in a way that is congruent with organisational strategy (hence the name ‘matching model’).
problem1. Describe the philosophy and associated implications of the Matching model of Human Resource Management (HRM) for managing people in organisation.
problem2. What are the criticisms which have been levelled against the Matching model of HRM?