The recruitment and selection of pension trustees: an integrative approach

Susan Sayce, Johanna Weststar, Anil Verma

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Abstract

The role of a pension trustee is significant, which makes the recruitment and selection of labour trustees an important issue. In this article, we examine and combine aspects of two approaches to recruitment and selection: the political nomination model and the more professional HRM approach. We argue that an integrative approach would acknowledge the political, regulatory and organisational context while incorporating valid selection criteria such as domain-specific skills and performance on the job. Such an integrated process can help trade unions in filling labour trustee positions with talented individuals who are more likely to be effective in achieving labour's goals in pension governance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307–322
JournalHuman Resource Management Journal
Volume24
Issue number3
Early online date19 Dec 2012
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014

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