The Human Resources Sustainability Debate: Exploring the Role of Operations Management as a Critical Function in an Organisation

  • Sadeeq Garba Abubakar Lecturer, Business Administration and Management Department, The Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Bauchi State
  • Yusuf Ova Mutalib Lecturer, Accountancy Department, The Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Bauchi State, Nigeria,
  • Muhammad Zia-Ul-Rahman Abubakar Lecturer, Mathematics Department, Bauchi State University Gadau, Bauchi State, Nigeria
Keywords: Human resources, Intellectual capital, Knowledge workers, Operations management, Sustainability


Purpose: The reason of this research endeavour is to address the requirement for the strengthening of Operation Director on how to stand up to the encounter of adjusting the interface and desires of the business with those of the locational associates to attain and keep up production and economical advantage. Methodology: The methodology is a qualitative in nature utilizing hypothetical and theoretical strategies that consolidate a reference list audit to attain the anticipated destinations. Results: The findings from this study is about incorporating the reality that sustainable improvement ought to be taken care of based on productivity with assets, and carefully arranged to provide both prompt and long-term benefits for individuals, planet, and prosperity. Research limitations/implications: A major impediment of utilizing secondary information is that the new user does not know and cannot determine the initial interest taken by the original source that gave guidance to the information collection process and the preparation as well. Generally, it is difficult to know precisely how it was conducted and if the data were affected by difficulties such as low response rate or respondent misunderstanding of specific survey questions. Practical implications: The Operation Directors are those able of creating plans, advancement, and to provide products/services to the markets which are of a lesser amount of ecological disaster. For persistent industry sustainability, an organization need to recognize an individual, his esteem, advance his competence and this should apply to every member of the team. Originality/value: This study contributes to the drive towards exploring the nature of sustainability itself and the critical need for operations management in sustainability management.


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Sadeeq Garba Abubakar, Yusuf Ova Mutalib, & Muhammad Zia-Ul-Rahman Abubakar. (2020). The Human Resources Sustainability Debate: Exploring the Role of Operations Management as a Critical Function in an Organisation. Review of Politics and Public Policy in Emerging Economies, 2(1), 19-25.