Human Resource Management in Project-Based Organizations: The HR Quadriad Framework

Human Resource Management in Project-Based Organizations: The HR Quadriad Framework

By: Karin Bredin (author), Jonas Soderlund (author)Paperback

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Presenting findings from research into Sweden's leading multinationals this book focuses on engineering companies operating in global industries such as pharmaceutical, aerospace, packing systems and automotive. It explores research and practice within the area of HRM focusing on project-based organizations.

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Karin Bredin, PhD, Assistant Professor, Business Administration, Department of Management and Engineering. She is a leading figure within HRM in Sweden. Bredin has written extensively within the area of HRM and has been awarded for her research by Emerald, IRNOP and IPMA. She teaches at undergraduate, graduate and executive programs throughout Scandinavia. Her work has appeared in Human Resource Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Personnel Review, and several project management journals. Jonas Soderlund, PhD, Professor at the Department of Leadership and Management, BI Norwegian School of Management. His research centers on project management, project organization and Human Resource Management. He has published several books and more than thirty scholarly articles in journals such as Human Resource Management, Organization Studies, International Journal of Innovation Management, and R and D Management. He is on the editorial board of four journals. He is a founding member and Senior Research Fellow of KITE Excellence Center, Linkoping University, Sweden.


1. Projectification on the Way 2. Project-Based Organizations 3. Human Resource Management in Context 4. Reframing HRM: The HR Quadriad 5. Line Managers in the HR Quadriad 6. Project Managers in HRM 7. Project Workers in Project-based Firms 8. HR Specialists in Project-based Organizations 9. Comparisons and Contrasts

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  • publication date: 27/05/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781137372673
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 252
  • ID: 9781137372673
  • weight: 330
  • ISBN10: 1137372672

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