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Human Resource Management

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ISBN-10: 0199539375

ISBN-13: 9780199539376

Edition: 2009

Authors: Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams

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This textbook provides an introduction to the main human resource management issues which are relevant to contemporary business organizations. Using HRM in practice as its starting point, the text demonstrates, though the use of up to date case studies and examples, the realities of HR within organizations. With a strong emphasis placed on linking theory and practice, the reader is then introduced to and encouraged to analyse and critically evaluate HR theory. To help provide a full understanding of the key concepts of HRM, and provide a critical edge to the text, six themes are explored and linked to the content of each chapter. These themes are flexibility, commitment, culture,…    
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/12/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Human Resource Management in Context
Introducing Human Resource Management
The Strategic Dimensions of Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management in a Business Context
Human Resource Management in an Organizational Context
Human Resource Management in Practice
Recruiting and Selecting Staff in Organizations
Developing Human Resources and Managing Knowledge in Organizations
Managing Performance in Organizations
Rewarding People at Work
Health, Safety and Employee Well-Being: Towards Organizational Wellness
Employment Relations in Organizations
Equality, Diversity and Dignity at Work
Managing Grievances, Discipline, and Absence in Practice
Redundancy and Downsizing in Organizations: Policy and Practice
Key Issues in Contemporary Human Resource Management
Ethics and Human Resource Management
International Human Resource Management
Conclusion: Understanding and Evaluating Contemporary Human Resource Management in Practice