9780230579354

Strategy and Human Resource Management Third Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230579354

  • ISBN10:

    0230579353

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/15/2011
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

The new edition of this market leading text provides an authoratitive yet accessible account of the strategic role of HRM in organizations.Strategy and Human Resource Management 3rd editionoffers fully updated chapters and sources whilst retaining the critical approach and strong framework popular with both students and lecturers.

Author Biography

Peter Boxall is Professor of Human-Resource Management and Associate Dean of Research at the University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand. John Purcell is an Associate Fellow of the Industrial Relations Research Unit at Warwick University Business School, UK, and a Deputy Chairman of the Central Arbitration. Committee, ACAS, UK.

Table of Contents

The Goals of Human Resource Management
PART I: CONNECTING STRATEGY AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Strategy and the Process of Strategic Management
Strategic HRM: 'best fit' or 'best practice'?
Strategic HRM and Sustained Competitive Advantage
PART II: MANAGING WORK AND PEOPLE: SEARCHING FOR GENERAL PRINCIPLES
Work Systems and the Changing Economics of Production
Managing Employee Voice
Managing Individual Employment Relationships
Linking HR Systems to Organisational Performance
PART III: MANAGING PEOPLE IN DYNAMIC AND COMPLEX BUSINESS CONTEXTS
Human Resource Strategy and the Dynamics of Industry-based Competition
Human Resource Strategy in Multidivisional and Multinational Firms
Conclusions and Implications
Author Index
Subject Index

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