Human Resource Management: Rhetorics and Realites remains a classic text examining the role and place of HRM in contemporary society. A decade on, the anniversary edition brings the debate up-to-date, and explores the...Show More
Human Resource Management: Rhetorics and Realites remains a classic text examining the role and place of HRM in contemporary society. A decade on, the anniversary edition brings the debate up-to-date, and explores the changes and developments that have taken place since its original publication in 1995. A new foreword and introductory chapter by Karen Legge will place the original debates within the context of the new millenium, ensuring that Human Resource Management: Rhetorics and Realities remains fresh and relevant to a new generation of students.Show Less
A classic text in human resource management
Provides students with a challenging and thought provoking analysis of the key themes
A Decade On
What is Personnel Management?
Styles of Managing the Employment Relationship
What is Human Resource Management
HRM and 'Strategic' Integration with Business Policy?
HRM: Towards the Flexible Firm?
HRM: From Compliance to Commitment?
HRM and Quality: Customer Sovereignty in the Enterprise Culture?
HRM and 'New Realism' in Industrial Relations?
HRM: Modernist Project or Postmodern Discourse?
Epilogue: The Future of HRM?.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
- Knowledge Management Klaus North, Gita Kumta
- Searching for the Human in Human Resource Management Sharon Bolton, Maeve Houlihan
- The Realities of Work Mike Noon, Kevin Morrell
- Reassessing the Employment Relationship E. Heery, Peter Turnbull
- Creative Labour Alan McKinlay, Chris Smith
- Human Resource Development Stephen Gibb
- People Management Neil Thompson
- Human Resource Development John Walton, Claire Valentin
- Contemporary Themes in Strategic People Management David Hall, Stephen Pilbeam, Marjorie Corbridge
- Competition, Strategy and Management in China Fang Lee Cooke
- Employment Policy in the European Union Michael Gold
- Work Matters Sharon Bolton, Maeve Houlihan