Contemporary Themes in Strategic People Management: A Case-Based Approach

Contemporary Themes in Strategic People Management: A Case-Based Approach

By: David Hall (author), Stephen Pilbeam (author), Marjorie Corbridge (author)Paperback

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Examines core contemporary topics in HRM using case studies to highlight theory and provide students with a business context within which to understand the topic. Questions help students to critically evaluate the material and reflect on alternative approaches. Ideal for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students.

About Author

DAVID HALL is a Principal Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisational Studies at University of Portsmouth Business School, UK. STEPHEN PILBEAM is a Principal Consultant in HR and a former Principal Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisational Studies at the University of Portsmouth Business School, UK. MARJORIE CORBRIDGE is a Principal Lecturer and former Associate Dean of University of Portsmouth Business School, UK.


The case for Strategic People Management.- Corporate governance: ensuring propriety for performance .- The contribution of environmental scanning to organisational learning and strategy development.- The influence of Civil Society Organisations on strategic people management in the UK standard setting and behavioural compliance.- The critical role of the front line manager in operationalizing people management strategies: competence-based selection, performance management and management development in the police service.- Violation of the psychological contract in employment: causes and consequences.- Building an effective employer brand: its contribution to effective resourcing.- Psychometric assessment and personality questionnaires survey results and case study findings.- The value of competency-based interviewing in recruitment and selection decisions: the right people, in the right place, at the right time, with the right competencies.- Talent Management practices: their importance in the recruitment and retention of employees.- Performance management: encouraging champions and cheats.- The strategic value of being a learning organisation.- Knowledge management: interventions for retaining human capital.- Developing Leadership: keep looking in the mirror.- Employee development: a journey towards competence.- Approaches to workplace learning: learning on-demand and work based learning.- Coaching for employee and organisational performance: a strategic intervention.- Mobile technology: maximising its benefits to the management of organisations.- The strategic value of maximising the benefits of employee well-being.- Health and Safety at work: looking after hearts and minds.- HRM adding-value: managing and measuring HR's contribution.- Managing change and the role of HRM.- More effective implementation of strategic change: managing the change process.- Strategic people management in an international context: the challenges of managing international assignments.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780230303386
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780230303386
  • weight: 504
  • ISBN10: 0230303382

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