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Orgl. 6 Continued Costs HRMeasure Sales & Ex. turnover, Customer grIevance Service & Mgt. Award Process & Case Quant. e. Teams, Safety Rule, Quality) Anderson (1984) Pagett (1987) Yoost & Lipsett (1989) Longman (1989) Hayner (1989) Overman (1990) May (1990) 44 Advanced Manufacturing Technologies common theme in case study research. May (1990) documented the literacy program of a privately held poultry company which was initiated after the firm could not promote much of the motivated line personnel due to functional illiteracy.
Likewise, successful usage of AMTs can promote competitive advantages due to substantially reduced stocks and shorter delivery times (Burnes and Weeks, 1987). Coulthurst (1989) concurs and cites improved delivery performance as one potential benefit of AMT usage by firms. In addition, Primrose (1989) suggests new technologies may provide "intangible" benefits that may appear in departments different from that which the technology originated. This suggests that AMTs may have far reaching effects to an organization.
However, human resource practices were found to jointly explain a significant amount of variance in a perceptual measure of performance. In a longitudinal study of steel plants, Ichniowski, Shaw and Prennushi (1995) found that joint or "complementary" progressive HRM practices had a positive impact on worker productivity. The adaptation of these same HRM practices in isolation, however, had no effect on productivity. Likewise, an industry analysis by Terpestra and Rozell (1993) provided little evidence for the relationship between organizational outcomes and individual staffing practices within a manufacturing setting.