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Human Resources Management (HRM)


You will be able to find a multitude of articles on topics related to human resources management by using SLU's online databases.  Depending on your specific topic, you will want to combine keywords and phrases to find articles that discuss your subject. You can also limit by date range so that you find only recent articles. 

Although every database operates by the same basic principles, each interface is unique and the vocabulary used to index articles might be slightly different, so it may require a little trial and error to create a really successful search. Please consult the Business Librarian if you need help devising a search strategy for a particular research topic.

Selected Journals

SLU's libraries provide online access to a variety of journals related to human resources management, a few of which are highlighted below.

Suggested Keywords for Research in Human Resources Management

Before you begin searching library databases, it can be extremely helpful to spend a few moments brainstorming keywords and phrases that describe your topic and thinking about how to combine them in your search. 

A partial list of phrases and keyword combinations often associated with Human Resources Management is below:

  • Human resources
  • Personnel management
  • Human capital
  • Talent
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Training
  • Employee development
  • Employee motivation
  • Career development
  • Recruitment
  • Performance evaluation
  • Performance appraisal
  • Benefits administration
  • Compensation
  • Organizational culture
  • Turnover
  • Diversity in the workplace
  • Job satisfaction