Human Resource Management in Construction Projects / Edition 2

Overview

This unique book is for managers and students. It sets out the main challenges and themes of HR which are both general and specific to the construction industry, and integrates them with the rest of construction management.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136905940
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/26/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Andrew Dainty is Professor of construction sociology at Loughborough University, UK

Helen Lingard is Professor at RMIT, Australia

Martin Loosemore is Professor of Construction Management and Associate Dean at the University of New South Wales, Australia

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: the challenges of managing people in construction 2. The development of modern organization and management theory 3. Human resource management theory: strategic concepts and operational implications 4. Strategic approaches to managing human resources in the construction industry 5. The resourcing challenge in construction 6. The mechanics of human resource management in construction: resourcing, development and reward 7. Employee relations 8. Workforce diversity, equal opportunities and work-life balance in construction 9. Employees’ health, safety and welfare 10. Strategic human resource development 11. Contemporary issues in construction HRM 12. Conclusions: SHRM as a route to performance improvement

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