HRM and Performance: Achievements and Challenges

HRM and Performance: Achievements and Challenges

By: Patrick M. Wright (editor), Jaap Paauwe (editor), David E. Guest (editor)Paperback

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The link between HRM and performance has become an important policy issue at both a national and a corporate level. HRM and Performance draws on the knowledge and expertise of a number of leading international scholars in the field of HRM to provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of HRM and identify fruitful directions for theory, research and practice. A central question throughout is - what's next for HRM and what are the keys to the future of managing people and performance?

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The Authors The contributors include some of the leading international experts in the development of theory and research in the field of human resource management. David Guest is Professor of Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management in the Department of Management at King s College London. Jaap Paauwe is Professor of Human Resource Management at Tilburg University in The Netherlands. Patrick Wright is Professor of Human Resource Management in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University


Preface vii Editor biographies ix Author biographies xii Chapter 1 HRM and Performance: What Do We Know and Where Should We Go? 1 Jaap Paauwe, Patrick Wright and David Guest Chapter 2 HRM, Well-Being and Performance: A Theoretical and Empirical Review 15 Riccardo Peccei, Karina van de Voorde and Marc van Veldhoven Chapter 3 Building Highly-performing Work Systems: Analysing HR Systems and Their Contribution to Performance 47 Peter Boxall Chapter 4 Reconceptualizing Fit in Strategic Human Resource Management: Lost in Translation? 61 Jaap Paauwe, Corine Boon, Paul Boselie and Deanne den Hartog Chapter 5 HRM and Performance: The Role of Effective Implementation 79 David Guest and Anna Bos-Nehles Chapter 6 Strategic HRM and Organizational Behaviour: Integrating Multiple Levels of Analysis 97 Patrick Wright and Lisa Nishii Chapter 7 Measuring Human Capital: A Strategic Human Resource Management Perspective 111 Gary C. McMahan and Christopher M. Harris Chapter 8 Measurement of Human Resource Practices: Issues Regarding Scale, Scope, Source and Substantive Content 129 Angela Langevin-Heavey, Susanne Beijer, Jessica Federman, Michel Hermans, Felice Klein, Elizabeth McClean and Brian Martinson Chapter 9 Research on Human Resources and Effectiveness: Some Methodological Challenges 149 Barry Gerhart Chapter 10 Progress and Prospects for HRM Performance Research in Small and Medium-sized Business 173 Sophie de Winne and Luc Sels Chapter 11 Progress and Prospects 197 David Guest, Patrick Wright and Jaap Paauwe References 207 Index 239

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/01/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781405168335
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 266
  • ID: 9781405168335
  • weight: 474
  • ISBN10: 1405168331

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