BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Today, creative and innovative human resources play a crucial role in the optimal performance and achievement of long-term goals of organizations. Therefore, organizations must use different methods to lay the groundwork for innovative activities, one of the most important of which is the use of strategic human resource management measures. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to design a model of strategic human resource management with the approach of promoting innovation in Municipality of Tehran.
METHOD: The present study from the purpose point of view is applied-development study and is in the mixed research category. In the qualitative stage of the research, the theme analysis method was used. Participants in the present study included 13 university professors and 19 senior managers of Tehran Municipality, who were interviewed to the point of saturation. Based on the results of the qualitative stage of the study, a model for strategic human resource management with the approach of promoting innovation capability was designed. In a quantitative step, in order to validate the model, the structural equation modeling method and smartPLS software were used. For this purpose, 169 managers and experts working in Municipality of Tehran, who were randomly selected were interviewed using a questionnaire.
RESULTS: Based on the findings, the relationship between strategic human resource management subsystems; including employee recruitment, supply and adjustment system, performance management system, human resource development system, service compensation and reward system, job analysis and design system, talent and succession management system and employee relations and innovation management system were approved. Also, the results showed that the coefficient of determination for the variable of strategic human resource management was 0.649 and for the variable of innovation capability improvement was 0.578 which were significant. Therefore, it can be concluded that 57.8% of changes in innovation capability can be predicted by strategic human resource management measures.
CONCLUSION: The results showed that by using the capacity of strategic human resource management subsystems, innovation capability and innovative performance in Municipality of Tehran and the results of the research, in general, can be applied to organizational units with almost similar and with the same structure and missions.
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