Strategic Human Resource Management

Strategic Human Resource Management : Theory and Practice

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The Second Edition of this highly successful course reader provides a comprehensive, contemporary and critical review of the key issues in strategic human resource management. The book draws upon the work of some of the most influential and insightful writers on the subject of the strategic management of people in organizations. Through a series of carefully edited articles, students can explore current thinking on topics as diverse as performance, pay, process reengineering, structure, ethics, culture, change and leadership. This volume moves beyond strategic human resource management from the perspective of the policy setter. The book informs but also questions and, while recognising the legitimacy and importance of management perspectives, also captures the experience of workers on the receiving end of strategic initiatives. Students will be encouraged to consider core issues and difficult questions, such as: " How should employees respond to the missionary zeal of their employers? " How can we explain the increasing influence of gangmasters? " What are the effects of management training on the identities of managers? " Has strategic HRM been transformed from a model of commitment to one of exploitation? Strategic Human Resource Management has been designed to meet the needs of course teaching at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It is an invaluable text that will help define the complex agenda of human resource management, strategy and organisations for more

Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 172 x 243 x 23mm | 439.99g
  • SAGE Publications Inc
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1412919010
  • 9781412919012
  • 1,503,636

Table of contents

Strategic Human Resource Management - Graeme Salaman, John Storey and Jon Billsberry Defining the FieldPART ONE: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND KNOWLEDGEHuman Resources and the Resource Based View of the Firm - Patrick M Wright, Benjamin B Dunford, and Scott A SnellThe Conduct of Management and the Management of Conduct - Paul du Gay, Graeme Salaman and Bronwen Rees Contemporary Managerial Discourse and the Constitution of the `Competent' ManagerFoucault, Power/Knowledge, and its Relevance for Human Resource Management - Barbara TownleyThe Cognitive Perspective on Strategic Decision-Making - Charles R SchwenkAchieving `Fit': Managers' Theories of How to Manage Innovation - Graeme Salaman and John StoreyPART TWO: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS PERFORMANCEThe Impact of Human Resource Management Practices on Turnover, Productivity, and Corporate Financial Performance - Mark A HuselidA Critical Assessment of the High-Performance Paradigm - John GodardPerformance-related pay - John Storey and Keith SissonPART THREE: THE EMERGENCE OF NEW ORGANISATIONAL FORMS AND RELATIONSHIPSNew Organizational Forms and their Link with HR - John StoreyChanging Organizational Forms and the Employment Relationship - Jill Rubery, Jill Earnshaw, Mick Marchington, Fang Lee Cooke and Steven VincentHuman Resource Management, Trade Unions and Industrial Relations - David E GuestMissionary Management - Madeleine BuntingPART FOUR: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN PRACTICEManaging to be Ethical: Debunking Five Business Ethics Myths - Linda Klebe Trevino and Michael E BrownThe Myth of Managing Change - George Binney and Colin WilliamsPerformance Management Strategies - Greg Clarkshow more

About Graeme Salaman

Graeme Salaman is Professor of Organization Studies at the Open University Business School Jon Billsberry is a Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour and a member of the Centre for Human Resource and Change Management at the Open University Business more

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