Human Resource Management: Strategic and International Perspectives

Human Resource Management: Strategic and International Perspectives

By: Ann Davies (author), Pawan S. Budhwar (author), Jonathan Crawshaw (author)Paperback

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With a strong focus on employability, this new text treats international, strategic and contemporary issues as central to the study and practice of Human Resource Management. Covering the core curriculum, this book provides all the knowledge and tools you need to get the best possible grades and achieve great career success after university. Key Features * International perspectives are woven into discussion and case studies to prepare you for the realities of the global workplace. Coverage includes the emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China. * Focus on skills and employability will help you to secure a job in the tough economic climate, whether as an HRM practitioner or as a line manager. Skills objectives and boxes highlight key skills and focus your learning. * Contemporary and strategic issues of ethics, justice, CSR, performance, advantage and change are explored to enhance your understanding of the HRM functions. * Not-for-profit, the voluntary sector and SMEs are explored fully to ensure that your skills can be applied in a range of organisational settings, improving your flexibility and employability. * Critical approach develops vital critical thinking and questioning skills through 'Debating HRM' boxes. * Companion Website provides both lecturer and student resources to develop your knowledge and improve grades. - For lecturers: PowerPoints, longer case studies, an exam question text bank and an instructor's manual. - For students: skills development exercises, a flashcard glossary, answers to end-of-chapter questions, and SAGE online readings. Mapped to the CIPD's latest learning outcomes at intermediate level, this exciting new text is ideal for CIPD students and indeed any student of Human Resource Management.

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Jonathan R. Crawshaw is Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour and member of the Aston Centre for Human Resource Management at Aston Business School, Aston University. Jonathan's research and teaching interests include organizational justice, behavioural ethics and individual/organisational career management, and he has published in leading academic journals on these interests. He is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Management and has guest edited special issues for both Human Relations and the Thunderbird International Business Review. Jonathan is also a founding member of the Organizational Justice and Behavioral Ethics Research Group (OJBERG), a global network of organizational justice and behavioural ethics scholars and practitioners. Pawan Budhwar is Professor of International HRM and Associate Dean Research at Aston Business School, UK. He received his PhD from Manchester Business School. He is the co-founder and first President of the Indian Academy of Management, an affiliate of AOM. Pawan has published over 80 articles in leading journals on people management related topics with a specific focus on India. He has also written and/or co-edited 10 books on HRM related topics for different national and regional contexts. He is Associate Editor of Human Resource Management, an advisor to the Commonwealth Commission, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and British Academy of Management, a chartered member of the CIPD and an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences. Pawan is a member of the Aston Centre for Human Resources and he has regularly received research grants from a variety of funding bodies. He has been a visiting Professor to institutes in India, Germany and France. Ann Davis is Senior Lecturer in the Work and Organisational Psychology Group at Aston Business School and a member of the Aston Centre for Human Resources, both at Aston University. Her background is in both Work Psychology and HRM, and she is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and of the British Psychological Society. She has taught introductory and advanced courses in the field of people and work for over 20 years. She has published in a variety of peer reviewed journals in HRM and Psychology, her work focussing on the construction and enactment of the employment relationship, primarily from the employee perspective.


PART I: STRATEGIC ISSUES IN HRM Chapter 1: Introduction: Context and Challenges for HRM - Jonathan Crawshaw and Alistair Hatch Chapter 2: HRM and Firm Performance - Anastasia Katou and Pawan Budhwar Chapter 3: Organisational Change and HRM - Katty Marmenout and Achim Schmitt Chapter 4: HRM and the Ethical Organisation - Carole Parkes, Helen Borland, Thierry Nadisic and Jonathan Crawshaw Chapter 5: Globalism, Multinational Enterprises and HRM - Charmi Patel and Pawan Budhwar PART II: HRM IN PRACTICE Chapter 6: Workforce Intelligence Planning - Judy Scully. Paul Turner and Michael Gregson Chapter 7: Recruitment and Selection - Stephen Woods, Lara Zibarras and Daniel Hinton Chapter 8: Diversity in Organisations: HRM and International Practices - Lilian Otaye-Ebede, Vincenza Priola and Elaine Yerby Chapter 9: Learning and Development - Margarita Nyfoudi and Helen Shipton Chapter 10: Reward Strategies and Systems - Ann Davis Chapter 11: Performance Management and Motivation - Arup Varma and Pawan Budhwar Chapter 12: Workplace Relations and Regulations - Kathy Daniels PART III: HRM IN CONTEXT Chapter 13: HRM in Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) - Nicholas Theodorakopoulos Chapter 14: HRM in the Not-for-Profit Sectors - Jennifer Surtees, Karin Sanders, Helen Shipton and Louise Knight

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781446270790
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781446270790
  • weight: 703
  • ISBN10: 1446270793

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