Human Resource Management: Ethics and Employment

Human Resource Management: Ethics and Employment


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The book examines ethics and employment issues in contemporary Human Resource Management (HRM). Written by an international team of academics from universities in the UK, the US, Australia and New Zealand, it examines the problems and opportunities facing employers and employees.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199203796
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/29/2007
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' Introduction, Ashly Pinnington, Robert Macklin, Tom Campbell
Part I Situating Human Resource Management
1. Socio-Political Theory and Ethics in HRM, Gill Palmer
2. The Ethics of HRM in Dealing with Individual Employees without Collective Representation, Karen Legge
3. HRM and Performance: Can Partnership Address the Ethical Dilemmas?, David E Guest
4. Strategic Management and Human Resources: The Pursuit of Productivity, Flexibility and Legitimacy, Peter Boxall and John Purcell
5. Ethical Employment Practices and the Law, Breen Creighton
6. HRM and the Ethics of Commodified Work in a Market Economy, Adrian Walsh
Part II Analysing Human Resource Management
7. Stakeholder Theory and the Ethics of HRM, Michelle Greenwood and Helen De Cieri
8. HR Managers as Ethics Agents of the State, Lynne Bennington
9. The Ethical Basis for HRM Professionalism and Codes of Conduct, David Ardagh
10. Ethical Leadership in Employee Development, Ashly Pinnington and Serkan Bayraktaroglu
11. Strategy, Knowledge, Appropriation and Ethics in HRM, Ken Kamoche
12. Ethics and Work in Emergencies: the UK Fire Service Strike 2002-3., Tom Sorrell
Part III Progressing Human Resource Management
13. HRM, Ethical Irrationality and the Limits of Ethical Action, Tony J. Watson
14. Engineers of Human Souls, Faceless Technocrats or Merchants of Morality?: Changing Professional Forms and Identities in the Face of the Neo-Liberal Challenge, Michael I. Reed
15. The Morally Decent HR Manager, Rob Macklin
16. Expanding Ethical Standards of HRM: Necessary Evils and the Multiple Dimensions of Impact, Joshua Margolis, Adam Grant and Andrew Molinsky

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