International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Highlights on the HRM in SME`S – A Romanian Study Case
Ana-Maria Grigore

Little is known about HRM – politics, development, practices, tendencies – in SME`s. Most researchers focused on various aspects of HRM in large companies. On the other hand the chronic lack of resources of the smaller firms forces these organizations to practice a different approach when dealing with HRM topics. Based on data gathered from a significant number of Romanian SME`s, the present work highlights the specificity of the HRM practices in these firms. We found considerable variations in human resources practices; a statistically significant relation has been discovered between the educational level of the entrepreneur and such variables as HR strategies and politics or the size of the firm. The volume of the valid information we assembled from this survey helped to shape a model describing the typical behavior of Romanian SME`s confronted with an HR problem.

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