Strategy and Human Resource Management

by Peter Boxall and John Purcell

Table of contents

Part 1

  1. Human Resource Management: what and why?
  2. Strategy and strategic management

Part 2

  1. Strategic HRM: ‘best fit’ or ‘best practice’?
  2. Strategic HRM and sustained competitive advantage
  3. Building a workforce: the challenge of interest alignment
  4. Management power, employee voice and social legitimacy
  5. Workforce performance and the ‘black box’ of HRM

Part 3

  1. HR strategy in manufacturing
  2. HR strategy in services
  3. HR strategy in multidivisional firms
  4. HR strategy in multinational firmsFinal thoughts: main themes and next steps