SAGE Publications Ltd
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This exciting new introductory text in human resource management moves beyond a prescriptive approach to provide a holistic overview of the role of HRM in its contemporary context. Acknowledging and reflecting upon key trends in HRM, the labour market and the broader economy, the author offers critical discussion of the theoretical and practical issues surrounding HRM.
Includes accessible learning features to help you best explore the material, including:
- `research`, `ethics` and `international` insight boxes
- chapter summaries and objectives
- self-test questions
- recommended reading
- end of chapter case studies
An accompanying companion website (www.sagepub.co.uk/wilton) provides you with full-text journal articles, extended case studies, weblinks and a glossary. The website also provides an instructor`s manual, PowerPoint slides and a multiple-choice test bank for lecturers.
This book is essential reading for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students, as well as those studying for their CIPD qualifications.
Table of Contents I: HRM IN CONTEXT
What Is HRM?
HRM and the Individual
HRM, Strategy and Performance
The Labour Market Context of HRM
The National and International Context of HRM
II: HRM IN PRACTICE
Human Resource Development Employment Relations
III: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN HRM
HRM, Equality and Diversity
Careers and Career Management
The Management of Workplace Discord
HRM, Work and Well-Being
Current Trends and Future Challenges in HRM