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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

A Case Study Approach

Michael Müller-Camen, Richard Croucher, Susan Rosemary Leigh

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Contextualise the theory and practice of human resource management with this practical guide structured around case studies.

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About the book

Human Resource Management: A Case Study Approach is ideal for all HR students with limited real-life experience of HR in the workplace. Covering all the essential HR topics including recruitment, reward, performance management, employment relations, health and safety and equality and diversity, this book expertly uses case studies of these activities and issues in the real world to truly show HR in practice.

Closely structured around the changing role of the HR function, Human Resource Management: A Case Study Approach provides expert guidance on HR processes and practices in the modern workplace while also looking forward to the role of HR professionals in the future. Packed with case studies, international examples and global research, this is an essential resource for all students of HR from the beginning of their studies right through to graduation and into the workplace. Online resources include powerpoint slides and lecture notes for tutors and additional case studies and multiple choice questions for students.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
  • Section - ONE: HRM in Context;
    • Chapter - 01: The Context of HRM;
    • Chapter - 02: People and Human Resources Strategies;
    • Chapter - 03: HRM and Technological Innovation;
    • Chapter - 04: Labour Law;
    • Chapter - 05: Equality and Diversity;
  • Section - TWO: Employee Resourcing;
    • Chapter - 06: HR Planning;
    • Chapter - 07: Recruitment;
    • Chapter - 08: Selection;
    • Chapter - 09: Flexibility and Work-Life Balance;
  • Section - THREE: Managing Employee Performance and Development;
    • Chapter - 10: Psychological Contract, Absence and Turnover;
    • Chapter - 11: Performance Management and Appraisal;
    • Chapter - 12: Reward Systems;
    • Chapter - 13: Training and Development;
    • Chapter - 14: Understanding Coaching;
    • Chapter - 15: People-Related Measure and High Performance;
  • Section - FOUR: HRM and Employee Representation;
    • Chapter - 16: Employment Relations;
    • Chapter - 17: Health and Safety at Work;
    • Chapter - 18: Employee Communication;
  • Section - FIVE: Contemporary and Critical Issues;
    • Chapter - 19: Changing Roles in HRM;
    • Chapter - 20: The Organisation of Work;
    • Chapter - 21: International HRM;
    • Chapter - 22: Instead of HRM - A Cross Cultural Perspective;
    • Chapter - 23: Creating Corporate Capability;
    • Chapter - 24: CSR and Sustainable HRM;
  • Section - SIX: Conclusion;
    • Chapter - 25: Potential Future Development in HRM


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Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843981657
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 31st January 2008
  • Paperback
  • Format: 247x190
  • 544 pages

About the Author

Michael Muller-Camen is Professor of International HRM at Middlesex University Business School, UK

Richard Croucher is Professor of Comparative Employment Relations and Director of Research at MUBS, UK

Susan Leigh is Programme Leader for the MA in Human Resource Management (NHS) at MUBS in the UK and teaches HRM to 2nd year undergraduate students.

Michael Müller-Camen

Richard Croucher

Susan Rosemary Leigh