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Contemporary Human Resource Management

Contemporary Human Resource Management
Text and Cases

Seventh Edition
Edited by:
  • Adrian Wilkinson - Griffith University, Australia & University of Sheffield, UK, Griffith University and Visiting Professor at University of Sheffield
  • Tony Dundon - University of Limerick
  • Edward Yates - University of Sheffield

January 2025 | 600 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Written by experts in the field, the seventh edition of this well-established book provides a critical and academically rigorous exploration of the key functions, practices and issues in HRM today.

The first part of Contemporary Human Resource Management covers fundamental HRM practices while the second half examines contemporary themes and issues such as technology and climate change. The book contains over 50 thought-provoking case studies, showing you how theory relates to real-world examples.

This substantially revised seventh edition includes three completely new chapters and case studies on:

·             Remote working

·             New technologies

·             Social media

Adrian Wilkinson is Professor of Employment Relations and Human Resource Management at Griffith University and Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield. 

Tony Dundon is Professor of HRM and Employment Relations at Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick and Visiting Professor at the Work and Equalities Institute, University of Manchester.

Edward Yates is a Lecturer in Employment Relations and Human Resource Management at the University of Sheffield.

Part 1 Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
Tony Dundon ,Adrian Wilkinson and Edward Yates
1 Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Perspective
Nicholas Kinnie, Juani Swart and David Cross
2 Human Resource Management and Organisational Performance: In Search of the HR Advantage
Niyati Bhoj, Scott Hurrell and Dora Scholarios
3 Recruitment
Dora Scholarios, Deborah L. Whetzel and Julia A. Leaman
4 Selection
Irena Grugulis
5 Training and Development
Flora F. T. Chiang and Thomas A. Birtch
6 Reward Management
Anthony Rafferty
7 Performance Appraisal
Geraint Harvey and Peter Turnbull
8 Employee Relations
Part 2 Contemporary Themes and Issues
Michael Dickmann and Rodrigo Mello
9 International Human Resource Management–Developments, Models, Policies and Practices in MNCs
Geoffrey Wood and David G. Collings
10 Comparative Human Resource Management
Juliet Kele and Catherine Cassell
11 Managing Diversity and Inclusion
Tony Dobbins and Adrian Wilkinson
12 Downsizing
Aoife M. McDermott and Edel Conway
13 The Challenge of Change Management and the Role of HRM
Tony Dundon and Adrian Wilkinson
14 Employee Involvement and Participation
Elaine Farndale and Maja Vidovic
15 Employee Engagement
Lorraine Ryan
16 Ethics and Human Resource Management
Jo Cartwright and Gail Hebson
17 Emotion at Work
Clare Kelliher
18 Flexibility
Ria Deakin
19 Well-Being
Robert Wapshott and Oliver Mallett
20 HRM in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Jean McCarthy and Caroline Murphy
21 Technology and Human Resource Analytics
Monica Zaharie, Agnieszka Skuza and Hugh Scullion
22 Talent Management: Contemporary Issues
Damian Grimshaw and Uma Rani
23 The Future of Work: Facing the HRM Challenges of New Technologies, Climate Change and Ageing
Edward Yates
24 Remote Work

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