Professionalization of Human Resource Management in China: A Comparison Study to Law and Accountancy

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lingling ZHAO

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This paper aims to explore the development of HR profession in China in a comparative perspective. The author assessed the degree of HR professionalization in China through Fanning’s (2011) nine-characteristic model of HR profession. To better understand the extent of HR professionalization, the case of established professions­­—law and accountancy—are analyzed. Particularly, the professionality continuum in each profession is illustrated. In this paper, research questions concerning whether the HR profession is a semi or full profession, to what degree HR profession stands in the Chinese context, and how HR professionals can become more professionalized are answered.

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ZHAO, lingling. (2018). Professionalization of Human Resource Management in China: A Comparison Study to Law and Accountancy. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 5(6). https://doi.org/10.14738/assrj.56.4716
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lingling ZHAO, City University of Hong Kong

Department of Public Policy

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