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Human Resource Management

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ISBN-10: 0230001742

ISBN-13: 9780230001749

Edition: 4th 2007

Authors: John Bratton, Jeffrey Gold, Jeff Gold

List price: $78.00
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This accessible yet challenging text provides a comprehensive introduction to HRM. With a good balance of theory and practice, the text critically evaluates current developments in the subject, such as strategy and the impact of technology.
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Book details

List price: $78.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 3/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

John Bratton is Adjunct Professor in the Centre for Work and Community Studies at Athabasca University, Canada, and a Visiting Professor at Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland. He has taught a variety of sociology courses, including classical social theory, over a career of 30 years. He is the author of Japanization at Work and co-author of Workplace Learning: A Critical Introduction with Jean C. Helms Mills, Timothy Pyrch, and Peter Sawchuk; Work and Organizational Behaviour with Militza Callinan, Martin Corbett, Carolyn Forshaw, and Peter Sawchuk; and Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice , now in its fifth edition, with Jeff Gold.

With Professor Jim Stewart, Jeff is the founder of the HRD and Leadership Research Unit at Leeds Business School. He has designed and delivered a wide range of seminars, programmes and workshops on change, strategic learning, management and leadership, with a particular emphasis on participation and distribution. Jeff also coordinates the Northern Leadership Academy at Leeds University.

Human Resource Management Arena
The Nature of HRM Strategic HRM
Human Resource Management Context
Global Capitalism and Competitive
Advantage Work and Work
Organisation Health and Safety
Human Resource Management Practices Planning, Recruitment and Selection
Human Resource Planning Recruitment and Selection
Rewards and Development
Performance Appraisal Reward Management
Human Resource Development
Managing Employment Relations
Communications and Employee Relations
Union-Management Relations
Evaluation Context
Evaluating Human Resource Management
Conclusion: Continuity and Change