About SHRI Research Centre/Publications

About SHRI Research Centre/Publications

SHRI Research Centre revisits human knowledge on different aspects of HR in the local as and global scenes.

Focusing on Applied Research, the centre conducts surveys and studies on contemporary sentiments and practices on pertinent human capital management issues. The centre has shouldered many strategic national initiatives and international projects. Working closely with Tripartite Alliance For Fair Employment Practices (TAFEP), Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and other reputed associations/universities/research firms like World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC), BCG and many more, the centre has produced a diverse range of research publications, held various discussions during workshops and seminars on areas ranging from Employee Turnover, to Gen Y, to Depths and Heights of Business Sustainability. Moving forward, SHRI Research Centre aims to create a long lasting impact on the HR/Business fraternity by providing practical solutions to address arising issues and concerns and help achieve organisational excellence.

SHRI has a multi-disciplinary team of professionally qualified HR/Organisational Behaviour Research experts who are able to deal with a wide range of issues. The researchers (full time and associates) hold degrees and/or Master degrees in the relevant areas. Their combined experiences include large-scale project management, organisational development, organisational sustainability, leadership and talent management consulting.

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Recent Works

SHRI/ RDS 2010/ 2011 Fax Survey

Wage increase, Bonus, Recruitment Plans and Staff Engagement Priorities Executive Summary SHRI in conjunction with RDS surveyed 151 companies in December 2010 to find out about their wage increase, bonus and recruitment plans in the light of the booming economy.

Significance of Technology in New-Age Recruitment: A Candidate Experience

In 2010, StepStone Solutions in Singapore commissioned SHRI – the only not-for-profit professional HR body in Singapore to survey 50 companies in Singapore/Malaysia to understand their career website and application process – using 3 mystery candidates to apply for a

SHRI – Significance of Employee Turnover and Strategies to Improve Talent Retention Survey

Executive Summary The prospect of getting higher pay elsewhere is one of the most common contributors to turnover. This can be observed at all levels of the economic ladder, from executives and generously paid professionals in high-stress positions to entry-level

SHRI/RDS Salary Survey 2010: Economic Recovery & Productivity Actions

SHRI, in conjunction with RDS, surveyed 164 companies in May 2010 to find out about their wage increase; bonus and recruitment plans in the light of the expected economic recovery as well as the actions organisations have taken or planned

Leading Employment Practices for Managing Mature and Older Employees

Executive Summary This six-month long study, conducted by Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) from August 2009 to January 2010, was commissioned by Tripartite Alliance for Fair Employment Practices (TAFEP) as part of its continuing efforts to encourage and assist companies

SHRI Survey on the HR Profession – 2009/2010

The HR profession has been on a long and challenging journey. Globalisation and sweeping policy changes are factors that have re-defined and re-aligned HR and its role in the organisation chart. Today, HR is viewed as a key player in

SHRI-RDS Survey on 2009/2010 Recovery Actions

SHRI-RDS survey on Financial Crisis, Pay and Actions conducted in January 2009 reported some rather negative findings. Since then, business dipped further but, fortunately, signs of recovery are beginning to appear. A few companies are experiencing some recovery and even

SHRI-RDS Survey on Financial Crisis, Pay and Actions 2009

SHRI in conjunction with RDS surveyed 208 companies in January 2009 to find out about their wage increase, bonus and recruitment plans as well as their cost-management measures in the face of the current global financial crisis. Summary of Key

SOS (Succeed or Sink) – Depths and Heights of Business Sustainability

“Every single pressing social and global issue of our time is a business opportunity.” Peter Drucker Globalisation and rapid technological advancements are changing the environment at a speed of thought. Organisations around the world are passing through the phases of

SHRI Leadership Study: Managing Diversity and Bridging Communication Gaps

In one of the recent global studies co-conducted by SHRI, it highlighted that ‘Leadership’ is becoming even scarcer resources than ever before. Such scarcity may trigger complexities in business and is a cause for concern for employees and employers alike.

SHRI-RDS Fax Survey on 2008/09 Pay & HR Actions

SHRI, in conjunction with RDS, surveyed 218 companies in August 2008 to find out their wage increase, bonus and recruitment plans as well as their employee-relief and cost-management measures in the face of rising inflation and business uncertainties. Summary of

Harnessing the Potential of Gen-Y Workforce in Singapore

The Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) has conducted a study in an effort to gather information on the Gen Y workforce in Singapore. The Generation Y is a potential pool of talent that Singapore can bank on in today’s tight

Singapore Employment Landscape: Employee Turnover and Learning and Development Concerns

With the ever increasing impact of the global economic forces, the Singapore employment landscape is becoming increasingly dynamic. Such dynamism are subject to many predicaments. Driven by technological advancements and fierce competition, Singapore’s economy continues to restructure. On one hand,