• ISSN: 2301-3567 (Print), 2972-3981 (Online)
    • Abbreviated Title: J. Econ. Bus. Manag.
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    • DOI: 10.18178/JOEBM
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JOEBM 2017 Vol.5(12): 537-365 ISSN: 2301-3567
DOI: 10.18178/joebm.2017.5.12.539

A Critical Review of Human Resource Competency Model: Evolvement in Required Competencies for Human

Giang Thi Huong Vu

Abstract— The twenty-first century witnessed the development of human resource (HR) competency model in some regions. Many scholars in the human resource management (HRM) field have conducted a range of research regarding the competency model of human resource professionals. As a result, the purpose of this research is to review and synthesis literature on human resource competencies and analyze changes in required competencies of human resource professionals. The research discussed evolvement in HR competency model in the HRM literature. The findings reflected the changes of required HR competencies from functional HR competencies to HR competencies related to more strategic roles. This research is a review of HR competency literature and an attempt to shed some additional light on the field of competency model in general and HR competency model in specific, especially research in emerging countries. Implications from this research and suggestions for future research directions were discussed.

Index Terms— Competencies, HR competencies, HR professionals, HR roles.

Giang Thi Huong Vu is with the Foreign Trade University, Hanoi, Vietnam. She is now a PhD Student of Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, 464-8601 Japan (e-mail: giangvth@ ftu.edu.vn).


Cite: Giang Thi Huong Vu, " A Critical Review of Human Resource Competency Model: Evolvement in Required Competencies for Human Resource Professionals," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 5, no.12, pp. 537-365, 2017.

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