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Human Resource Management

A Contemporary Approach

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Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach by Julie Beardwell
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The expert authors of this leading text present a thorough introduction to HRM by exploring a variety of perspectives, styles and arguments. It takes a rigorous, critical approach that makes contemporary developments in Human Resource Management accessible to students.

They explore the most pressing and topical themes and debates of today – the effects of HRM on organisational performance, management and leadership development, performance management and employee reward – whilst covering in depth the theory and practice of the operational aspects of HRM. The final part of the text compares trends in HRM around the world, with a particular focus on India and China, as well as the influence of multinational corporations.

Human Resource Management is written for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students, as well as those studying for the CIPD qualifications.

  • For students: MyManagementLab for HRM is a new online study guide which measures student understanding and creates a personalised study guide based on this. Includes video and audio material.< P>

  • For lecturers: PowerPoint slides, suggested answers to in-text questions, suggested seminar activities and extra case material.



Table of Contents

Contents                                                                                                                 

Preface                                                                                                                 

Guided tour                                                                                                            

Plan of the book                                                                                     

How to use this book                                                                                           

Contributors                                                                                                        

Acknowledgements                                                                                              

 

Part 1

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND ITS ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT

 

Introduction to Part 1                                                                                         

 

1        An introduction to human resource management

Julie Beardwell and Ian Clark                                                                          

 

2        Strategic human resource management

Nicky Golding                                                                                                 

 

3        Contextualising HRM: developing critical thinking

Audrey Collin                                                                                                  

 

Part 1 Case study:

How well are we doing at work?

 

 

Part 2

RESOURCING THE ORGANISATION

 

Introduction to Part 2                                                                                    

 

4        Human resource management and the labour market                                

Tim Claydon and Amanda Thompson

 

5        Talent management

Julie Beardwell      

                                                                                                                       

6        Managing equality and diversity

Mike Noon                                                                                                     

 

Part 2 Case study:

Teacher shortages                                                                                        

 

 

Part 3

DEVELOPING THE HUMAN RESOURCE

 

Introduction to Part 3                                                                                    

 

7        Learning and development

Audrey Collin                                                                                                  

 

8        Human resource development: the organisational and national framework

Mairi Watson                                                                                                  

 

9        Management and leadership development

Mairi Watson                                                                                                  

 

Part 3 Case study:

Transforming Anglian Water

 

 

Part 4

THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP

Introduction to Part 4

 

10    The employment relationship and employee rights at work

Ian Clark and Alan J Ryan                                                                               

 

 

11    Establishing the terms and conditions of employment: changing forms of voice and influence

Susan Marlow, Bob Carter and Trevor Colling                                                      

12    Performance management

Julia Pointon                                                                                                    

 

13    Employee reward

Amanda Thompson and Alan J. Ryan                                                   

 

14    Employee participation and involvement

Peter Butler and Linda Glover                                                              

 

Part 4 Case study:

Malone Superbuy Ltd                                                                                   

 

 

Part 5

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 

Introduction to Part 5                                                                                    

 

15    Trends and prospects in HRM systems: a comparative perspective

Ian Clark and Tim Claydon                                                                              

 

16    Human resource management in China and India

Linda Glover and Anita Hammer                                                                      

 

17    International HRM

Phil Almond and Olga Tregaskis                                                                      

 

Part 5 Case study:

Global and local: the case of the inoperable HRM strategy                      

 

Glossary of terms and abbreviations                                                                         

Index  



Author Biography

The 6th edition of Human Resource Management is edited by Julie Beardwell, Associate Dean and Head of HRM at Leeds Business School, and Tim Claydon, Head of HRM at De Montfort University, Leicester.
Release date Australia
March 18th, 2010
Contributor
Edited by Tim Claydon
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
6th Revised edition
Imprint
Financial Times Prentice Hall
Pages
736
Dimensions
197x258x36
ISBN-13
9780273722854
Product ID
3905563

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