International Handbook of Entrepreneurship and HRM

International Handbook of Entrepreneurship and HRM

By: Susan Mayson (editor), Rowena Barrett (editor)Paperback

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This invaluable reference tool has been designed in response to the growing recognition that too little is known about the intersection between entrepreneurship and human resource management. Paying particular attention to the 'people' side of venture emergence and development, it offers unique insights into the role that human resource management (HRM) plays in small and entrepreneurial firms. In this title, a group of international scholars contribute theoretical and empirical chapters on specific HRM issues in the context of entrepreneurial and smaller firms. The Handbook offers a new understanding of the role of HRM in developing sustainable entrepreneurship and describes how HRM practices and procedures can be used to help navigate and, indeed, drive the changing landscape in these firms. Exploring the functional aspects and nature of managing HRM in new, small, growing, emerging and entrepreneurial firms, this fascinating Handbook will not only be warmly welcomed by HRM students, researchers and academics, but also by HR practitioners and managers.

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1. Introduction: At the Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Management, Rowena Barrett and Susan Mayson PART I: THEORY AND RESEARCH METHODS 2. The Nascent Entrepreneur, Business Development and the Role of Human Resources, Elizabeth Chell 3. Entrepreneurship Capital: A Regional, Organizational, Team and Individual Phenomenon, David Audretsch and Erik Monsen 4. Interpretivist Approaches to Entrepreneurship, Catherine Cassell and Sara Nadin PART II: THE NATURE OF HRM IN SMALLER AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FIRMS 5. Human Resource Management as an Entrepreneurial Tool? Cinzia Dal Zotto and Veronica Gustafsson 6. The Formality and Informality of HRM Practices in Small Firms, Rowena Barrett and Susan Mayson 7. Human Resource Management and Corporate Performance: Evidence from UK and US Small Firms, Jonathan Michie and Maura Sheehan 8. Human Resource Strategies of High-Growth Entrepreneurial Firms, Robert L. Heneman, Judith W. Tansky and S. Michael Camp 9. The Relationship between Small Firm Growth and HRM Practices, Rowena Barrett, Susan Mayson and Niel Warriner 10. Formalizing Relationships? Time, Change and the Psychological Contract in Team Entrepreneurial Companies, Lynn M. Martin, Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, Charlotte Carey and Srikanth Sursani Reddy 11. Growing Pains: Managing the Employment Relationship in Medium-Sized Enterprises, Susan Marlow and Amanda Thompson 12. Paternalism and People Management in a Low-Tech Manufacturing Company, Jeff Hyman, Fraser Osborne and Sarah Jack 13. Barriers to Growth in Family-Owned Smaller Businesses, Richard Harris and Renee Reid 14. Human Resource Management in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Jiangsu, China, Li Xue Cunningham and Chris Rowley PART III: FUNCTIONAL ASPECTS OF HRM 15. Small Firms' Strategic Stickiness and the Impact of State Interventions, Robert Blackburn and David Smallbone 16. Becoming an Employer, Hefin David and Gerald Watts 17. Organizational Attractiveness of Small Businesses, Melissa S. Cardon and Ibraiz Tarique 18. The Effect of Small Firms' Recruitment Practice Portfolio Composition on Recruitment Success, Ian Williamson and Jeffrey Robinson 19. Would Using the Psychological Contract Increase Entrepreneurial Business Development Potential? Deborah Blackman and Kevin Hindle 20. Daily Learning, Job Design and Problem-Solving in SMEs, Grahame Boocock, Kevin Daniels, Jane Glover and Julie Holland 21. Encouraging Skills Acquisition in SMEs, David Devins 22. Training and Development: Practices, Definitions and Desires, Scott Taylor 23. The Maturation of Entrepreneurial Careers, David M. Kaplan and Jerome A. Katz 24. Intention to Quit: Evidence from Managers and Professionals in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Terry H. Wagar and James D. Grant Index

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  • publication date: 01/01/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781849800501
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781849800501
  • ISBN10: 1849800502

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