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Contemporary Human Resource Management
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Contemporary Human Resource Management
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Sixth Edition
Edited by:
  • Adrian Wilkinson - Griffith University and Visiting Professor at University of Sheffield
  • Tony Dundon - Kemmy Business School, Limerick and Visiting Professor at WEI University of Manchester
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May 2021 | 632 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Written by experts in the field, 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 work-place bullying, flexibility and emotion at work. Each chapter contains two thought-provoking case studies, encouraging readers to identify, examine and apply key concepts to real-world examples.

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

  • HRM in SMEs
  • The Future of Work
  • Employee Wellbeing
 
PART 1 FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
 
CHAPTER 1 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: A CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVE
 
CHAPTER 2 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE: IN SEARCH OF THE HR ADVANTAGE
 
CHAPTER 3 RECRUITMENT
 
CHAPTER 4 SELECTION
 
CHAPTER 5 TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
 
CHAPTER 6 REWARD MANAGEMENT
 
CHAPTER 7 PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL
 
CHAPTER 8 EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
 
PART 2 CONTEMPORARY THEMES AND ISSUES
 
CHAPTER 9 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT— HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENTS, MODELS, POLICIES AND PRACTICES IN MNCs
 
CHAPTER 10 COMPARATIVE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
 
CHAPTER 11 MANAGING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
 
CHAPTER 12 DOWNSIZING
 
CHAPTER 13 THE CHALLENGE OF CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND THE ROLE OF HRM
 
CHAPTER 14 EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT AND PARTICIPATION
 
CHAPTER 15 EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
 
CHAPTER 16 EMPLOYMENT ETHICS
 
CHAPTER 17 EMOTION AT WORK
 
CHAPTER 18 FLEXIBILITY
 
CHAPTER 19 WELL-BEING
 
CHAPTER 20 HRM IN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES
 
CHAPTER 21 HUMAN RESOURCE ANALYTICS
 
CHAPTER 22 HRM AND TECHNOLOGY: FROM SOCIO-TECHNICAL SYSTEMS TO SOCIAL MEDIA
 
CHAPTER 23 TALENT MANAGEMENT: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
 
CHAPTER 24 THE FUTURE OF WORK: FACING THE CHALLENGES OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES, CLIMATE CHANGE AND AGEING

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