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Human Resource Management: Rhetorics and Realities

Human Resource Management: Rhetorics and Realities

by Karen Legge


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Human Resource Management: Rhetorics and Realites remains a classic text examining the role and place of HRM in contemporary society. A decade on, the anniversary edition brings the debate up-to-date, and explores the changes and developments that have taken place since its original publication in 1995. A new foreword and introductory chapter by Karen Legge will place the original debates within the context of the new millenium, ensuring that Human Resource Management: Rhetorics and Realities remains fresh and relevant to a new generation of students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403936004
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 03/02/2005
Series: Management, Work and Organisations
Edition description: 2004
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

KAREN LEGGE is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Warwick Business School. She is extremely well respected and is considered to be a leading authority in HRM. She is Joint editor of the Journal of Management Studies and is very well connected in the field of HRM and organizational studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- A Decade On.- What is Personnel Management?.- Styles of Managing the Employment Relationship.- What is Human Resource Management.- HRM and 'Strategic' Integration with Business Policy?.- HRM: Towards the Flexible Firm?.- HRM: From Compliance to Commitment?.- HRM and Quality: Customer Sovereignty in the Enterprise Culture?.- HRM and 'New Realism' in Industrial Relations?.- HRM: Modernist Project or Postmodern Discourse?.- Epilogue: The Future of HRM?.

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