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    Skills-based volunteering: A systematic literature review of the intersection of skills and employee volunteering

    Dempsey-Brench, Kiera and Shantz, Amanda (2022) Skills-based volunteering: A systematic literature review of the intersection of skills and employee volunteering. Human Resource Management Review, 32 (4). p. 100874. ISSN 10534822

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    Skills-based volunteering programs sit at the intersection of corporate philanthropy and human resources (HR). These programs enable employees to volunteer their specialized skills to support non-profit organizations, while developing new skills along the way. While these programs are the fastest growing way that firms deliver on their corporate social responsibility strategy, the academic literature has all but ignored them. However, there is ample opportunity to build an understanding of skills-based volunteering from existing research that crosses the realms of employee volunteering and skills. This systematic literature review of 36 peer-reviewed articles forms the basis of this paper, where we provide a definition of skills-based volunteering, and offer a theoretical model to guide future HR research and practice on skills-based volunteering.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Skills-based volunteering; Employee volunteering; Learning and development; Human resources;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 17177
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    Depositing User: Kiera Demspey-Brench
    Date Deposited: 12 May 2023 14:27
    Journal or Publication Title: Human Resource Management Review
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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