Strategic Human Resource Management: Corporate Rhetoric and Human Reality

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Overview


Life is tough in organizations, both for managers and the managed. Based on close collaboration with a number of high profile organizations such as BT, Citibank, Hewlett Packard, and Kraft Jacobs, this book sheds light on the organizational responses to large scale changes and details the changing demands made of employees in the process. It goes beyond fashionable management rhetoric to uncover the reality of human resource management.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198782049
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 7/28/1999
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

All four authors worked together on this project at the London Business School. The team has now dispersed to other leading UK business schools.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
1 Introduction
2 Soft and Hard Models of Human Resource Management
3 Performance Management in Fast-Changing Environments
4 The Rhetoric and Reality of 'New Careers'
5 Managing Culture
6 Contextual Diversity for the Role and Practice of HR
7 HRM Policies and Management Practices
8 Transformation at the Leading Edge
9 People Processes as a Source of Competitive Advantage
10 The Emerging Themes
References
Index
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