Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach (7th Revised edition)

Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach (7th Revised edition)

By: Julie Beardwell (author), Amanda Thompson (author)Paperback

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The expert authors of this leading text present a thorough introduction to HRM by exploring a variety of perspectives, styles and arguments. It takes a rigorous, critical approach that makes contemporary developments in Human Resource Management accessible to students. They explore the most pressing and topical themes and debates of today - the effects of HRM on organisational performance, management and leadership development, performance management and employee reward - whilst covering in depth the theory and practice of the operational aspects of HRM. The final part of the text compares trends in HRM around the world, with a particular focus on India and China, as well as the influence of multinational corporations. Human Resource Management is written for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students, as well as those studying for the CIPD qualifications.

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1. An introduction to human resource management 2. Strategic HRM 3. Contextualising HRM: developing critical thinking 4. Human resource management and the labour market 5. Talent Management 6. Managing Equality and Diversity 7. Learning and development 8. Leadership and management development 9. Organisational development 10. The employment relationship and employee rights at work 11. Employee engagement 12. Performance management 13. Employee reward 14. Employee voice 15. Comparative HRM and Responses to Global Crises 16. Employment Relations in Emerging Economies: China and India 17. International HRM

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  • publication date: 19/06/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781292002729
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 704
  • ID: 9781292002729
  • weight: 1302
  • ISBN10: 1292002727
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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