Human Resource Management offers an accessible yet rigorous introduction to HRM. The language and integration of theoretical and empirical material fully enables students to gain a concise yet comprehensive view of the subject. This text presents the reader with a clear grasp of the theoretical and applied aspects of the subject, and the ability to engage in constructive critical analysis.
This new edition explores the relationship between HRM and Organisational Performance, integrates coverage of strategic and international HRM, and includes coverage of new research areas. New learning aids are fully integrated throughout the text, enabling students to engage in reflective practice.
It is ideal for undergraduate Business & Management students, as well as MBA students seeking an introduction to contemporary HRM.
Dr Eugene McKenna is Emeritus Professor at the University of East London.
Dr Nic Beech is Professor of Management at the University of St Andrews.
Brief Contents by Chapter
1. Introduction and overview
2. Corporate strategy and strategic HRM
3. Organisation structure
4. Organisational change and development
5. Organisational culture
6. Employee resourcing: human resource planning
7. Employee resourcing: recruitment and selection
8. Employee resourcing: performance management
9. Employee development: reward management
10. Employee development: training and development
11. Employee relations
12. HRM: reviews, critique and developments