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Human Resource Management: The New Agenda By Mick Marchington

Human Resource Management: The New Agenda
by Mick Marchington

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The focus of this book is the changing nature, context and role of human resource management. It considers the changing nature of the employment relationship and psychological contracts in the light of the process of technological change, downsizing and structural change within organizations.
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Human Resource Management: The New Agenda by Mick Marchington

The central focus of this book is the changing nature, context and role of Human Resource Management. The first part of the book considers the changing nature of the employment relationship and psychological contracts in the light of an ongoing process of technological change, downsizing and structural change within organisations. Part two examines the essential theme of flexibility while Part Three is concerned with partnership. The concluding chapter, written by the editors, gives an overview of the conclusions from the three parts and asks whether HRM is in crisis or evolving.

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Table of Contents


Part 1: Changing Organisational Forms, Processes and Contracts.
1. Introduction: Is HRM in Crisis.
2. Crisis and Opportunity in HRM: The Challenge for the Personnel Function.
3. Beyond HRM: Commitment and the Contract Culture.
4. Is HRM Dead? What will Happen to HRM when Traditional Methods are Gone?
5. Re-Engineering's Fragile Promise: HRM Prospects for Delivery.
6. Building a New Proposition for Staff at Natwest UK Ltd.
7. The Role of the HR Function in Building a New Proposition for Staff
8. New Organisational Forms, Processes, Jobs and Psychological Contracts: Resolving the HRM Issues.
Part 2: Developing Partnership and Employee Voice.
9. Towards A New Model of Industrial Partnership: Beyond the HRM versus Industrial Relations Argument.
10. Dwr Cymru - Welsh Water: A Case Study in Partnership.
11. Trade Unions, Enterprise and the Future.
12. Problematizing Partnership: The Prospects for a Co-operative Bargaining Agenda.
13. Bridging the Gap? Employee Voice, Representation and HRM.
14. Partnership in Context: Towards a European Model.
Part 3: The Pursuit Of Multiple and Parallel Flexibility's.
15. Employment Flexibility: Threat or Promise.
16. Flexible Working in Europe: Extent, Growth and the Challenge for HRM.
17. Flexibility in France.
18. HRM and Commitment: A Case Study of Team Working.
19. Flexibility: The Gift-Wrapping of Employment Degradation?
20. Re-Engaging the Human Resource Management Function: Re-Building Work, Trust and Voice.

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GOR003239849
Human Resource Management: The New Agenda by Mick Marchington
Mick Marchington
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1998-02-06
368
0273628232
9780273628231
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