HomeDLSU Business & Economics Reviewvol. 19 no. 2 (2010)

Human Resource Management Practices: Drivers for Stimulating Corporate Entrepreneurship in Large Companies in the Philippines

Divina M. Edralin

Discipline: Economics, Business



Leading companies in the Philippines have realized that nurturing an entrepreneurial culture through the implementation of various strategic human resource management (HRM) practices will enhance their firm's ability to gain competitive advantage and achieve superior performance. This study attempted to determine the degree to which various HRM practices stimulate corporate entrepreneurship and which HRM function is the most significant driver of corporate entrepreneurship (CE) in large companies in the Philippines. Findings reveal that the companies are extensively implementing different practices related to HRM functions that cultivate CE. Employee relations, training and development, and recruitment and selection HRM functions are found to be significant enablers of CE. Employee relations proved to be the most significant driver of innovation in the firms.