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Handbook of Human Resource Management By Brian Towers

Handbook of Human Resource Management by Brian Towers

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Divided into three sections, this text looks at human resource management in an international context and at management policies and techniques. It concludes with a section of case studies including Ford, Sainsbury and Caledonian Paper.

Handbook of Human Resource Management Summary

Handbook of Human Resource Management by Brian Towers

This is the first detailed appraisal of the practice of HRM in the UK, Europe, North America and Australia. It includes thirteen case studies of HRM in organizations, as well as chapters on:. * Selection. * Performance appraisal. * Employee commitment and involvement. * Performance and reward. * Training. * Flexibility. * Women in the labour force. Divided into three sections, The Handbook of Human Resource Management looks at HRM in an international context and at management policies and techniques. It concludes with a section of case studies including Ford, Sainsbury and Caledonian Paper.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Roger Farrance List of Contributors Introduction PART I Contexts 1. HRM in the United Kingdom: D.Guest 2. HRM in the USA: G.Strauss 3. HRM in Japanese Manufacturing Companies in the UK and USA: B.Wilkinson & N.Oliver 4. The European Dimension: J.Bridgford & J.Stirling 5. IR and Organizational Change: Is HRM Strategic in Australia?:G.Bamber 6. Trade Unions and HRM: P.Beaumont 7. HRM: a Sceptical Look: R.Singh PART II Practice 8. Integrating Strategy and HRM: P.Miller 9. Selection: G.Anderson 10. Performance Appraisal: G.Anderson 11. Commitment and Involvement: H.Ramsay 12. Pay, Performance and Reward: C.Lockyer 13. Training and Development: J.Hyman 14. HRM: An Opportunity for Women?: M.Steele 15. The Search for Workforce Flexibility: P.Blyton PART III Cases 16. HRM and Personnel Management: The Case of Ford Motor Company: K.Starkey & A.McKinlay 17. Management Values and Change: The Case of Tioxide UK: H.Malloch 18. HRM and Managing Change: The Case of Rosyth Royal Dockyard: J.Gennard & J.Kelly 19. Culture Change Through Training: The Case of Sainsbury: A.Williams & P.Dobson 20. Competitive Strategy, Flexibility and Selection: The Case of Caledonian Paper: P.Beaumont & L.Hunter 21. Human Resource Planning in Eight British Organizations: A Canadian Perspective: T.Hercus Further Reading Index.

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GOR009086780
9780631186731
0631186735
Handbook of Human Resource Management by Brian Towers
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1992-10-08
400
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