Combine the latest academic research with practical approaches to human resource management (HRM) with this definitive textbook.
A leading textbook in its field, Human Resource Management at Work provides a clear introduction to the multiple meanings of HRM and the relationship between strategy and HRM. Covering international and comparative HRM as well as HRM and performance, it is filled with case studies and activities to bring the subject to life while summarizing the major forces shaping HRM and looking at the principal theoretical frameworks.
Ideal for business and HR students taking a critical look at HRM theory and practice, this fully updated 6th edition of Human Resource Management at Work combines the latest research with real-world examples. Linking theory with practice, it encourages a critical awareness of HRM through case studies, real-world examples and activities. Now with a closer analysis of the forces shaping HRM at work and the growth of insecure work, it also features new case studies, an updated literature review and a stronger emphasis on International and Comparative HRM. Knowledge intensive firms, employee engagement and talent management are discussed in detail as well, as is the role of bodies such as 'Engage for Success' in promoting new methods of working. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual and lecture slides.
This outstanding book is essential reading for anybody interested in people management issues in the workplace. It covers the full range of HRM topics in a comprehensive and authoritative manner, yet remains accessible and user-friendly – the definitive HRM textbook.
Dennis Nickson, Professor of Service Work and Employment, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, UK
One of the best general HR textbooks on the market. The level of detail and debate is its continuing strength and this relevant update makes it the 'go-to-text' for anyone studying or practising HRM.
Judith GIll, MSc HRM/CIPD Programme Leader, Derby Business School, University of Derby, UK
Michael Marchington is emeritus professor of Human Resource Management at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK. He is a Chartered Companion of the CIPD.
Adrian Wilkinson is a professor and the director of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing at Griffith University, Australia. He is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.
Rory Donnelly is a reader in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour at Birmingham Business School, UK. He is a Chartered Member of the CIPD.
Anastasia Kynighou is a senior lecturer in Human Resource Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is a Chartered Member of the CIPD.
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