Influence of E-HRM in decision making in selected tertiary institutions in South Africa

12 Nov 2015

The study aims to explore the influence of electronic human resource management (E-HRM) systems in decision-making specifically to uncover the benefits and challenges of using E-HRM systems in the human resource management (HRM) functions of South African tertiary institutions. By examin ing the influence of E-HRM systems on HRM functions, this research should enable the HR managers to improve their HR functions. For credible results, a combination of both qualitative and quantitative research methods is employed. This research design enables researchers to have a better understanding of a study from a subjective and objective point of view since it involves the use of in-depth interviews, and well formulated questionnaires. The data collected are analyzed by using the statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS). The study finds a majority appreciation of the benefits of E-HRM, albeit certain challenges are experienced in its utilization. Based on the findings, some recommendations are made.