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Human Resource Management / Edition 4
     

Human Resource Management / Edition 4

by John Bratton, Jeffrey Gold
 

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ISBN-10: 0230001742

ISBN-13: 9780230001749

Pub. Date: 03/28/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Human Resource Management offers a comprehensive and accessible analysis of contemporary theories and concepts in key human resources activities. It encourages students to think critically and evaluate the nature of HRM in order to develop a deeper understanding of employment relations. This fourth edition has been thoroughly updated including new material on:

Overview

Human Resource Management offers a comprehensive and accessible analysis of contemporary theories and concepts in key human resources activities. It encourages students to think critically and evaluate the nature of HRM in order to develop a deeper understanding of employment relations. This fourth edition has been thoroughly updated including new material on: the contemporary context of HRM; new employment-related topics, such as flexibility, emotional labour, knowledge work; diversity in work organizations, a new discussion on workplace wellness; partnership strategies; ethics in HRM; and new legislation. Reflecting the growing emphasis on global management, it features a new chapter on International HRM.
 
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230001749
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.63(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ARENA
• The nature of human resource management
• Strategic human resource management
• International human resource management
• PART 2 THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CONTEXT
• Global capitalism and context of HRM
• Restructuring work and organizations
• PART 3 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES
• Human resource planning
• Recruitment and selection
• Performance management and appraisal
• Learning and human resource development
• Reward management
• Union-management relations
• Employee involvement and relations
• Employee safety and wellness
• PART 4 THE EVALUATION CONTEXT
• Evaluating human resource management
• Conclusion: Rebuilding Trust and Voice

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