Strategic Human Resource Management : A General Managerial Approach
For MBA programs and graduate-level courses in Human Resource Management, Administration and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.This text deals with the interaction between strategy and human resources as approached from a general managerial perspective. It provides students with a comprehensive overview of human resource issues applied to the most current technological advances and up-to-date investments in human resource practices.
- Paperback | 348 pages
- 149.86 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 498.95g
- 27 Nov 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
- 2nd edition
Back cover copy
Praised by adopters for its relevancy to managers, the new Second Edition deals with the interaction between strategy and human resources, as approached from a general managerial perspective. This approach is demonstrated in the book's extensive examples of applications of strategic human resource management in specific companies.The Second Edition Features: An investment orientation toward human resources.A conceptual framework, comprised of a mission statement and nine components corresponding to individual chapters that draw from the principles of human capital theory, strategic management, strategic planning, environmental analysis, human resource planning, strategy implementation, and principles of evaluation.Discussions of strategy formulation, human resource planning, strategy implementation, the performance impact of human resource practices, and human resource evaluation.Numerous examples of human resource practices are provided throughout the book, which often involve companies that are exemplary in some aspect of strategic human resource management.
Table of contents
1. An Investment Perspective of Human Resources. 2. The Human Resource Environment. 3. The Human Resource Legal Environment. 4. Strategy Formulation. 5. Human Resource Planning. 6. Strategy Implementation: Workforce Utilization and Employment Practices. 7. Strategy Implementation: Reward and Development Systems. 8. The Performance Impact of Human Resource Practices. 9. Human Resource Evaluation. Index.