ISBN 9788132108924,An Introduction to Human Resource Management

An Introduction to Human Resource Management


Nick Wilton



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788132108924

ISBN-10 8132108922


Number of Pages 544 Pages
Language (English)


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 ( 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 People Resourcing Managing Performance Managing Reward 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