Strategic Human Resource Management

Paperback | January 26, 2012

byCatherine Truss, David Mankin, Clare Kelliher

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What makes good HR strategy and how do you develop it? These are questions commonly asked by HR professionals and are just two of the fundamental issues tackled by the authors in this comprehensive and innovative new textbook. Written in a clear and accessible style specifically for students, Strategic Human Resource Management is the perfect stand-alone text for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying modules in Strategic HRM. Drawing from the latest academic research and topical insights from the industry, itaims to build upon basic knowledge of the subject to provide students with a clear guide to the theory and practice of managing people strategically. The text adopts a user-friendly structure and is broken down into four key concepts to help students increase their understanding of SHRM theory and its prospective applications. Part One looks at the concept of SHRM and the relevance of environmental factors; Part Two then proceeds to examinetheories of SHRM and the link between performance, the role of the HR department and HR strategy; Part Three of the book considers the overarching themes within SHRM such as employee engagement, corporate social responsibility, change management and knowledge management before identifying new formsof SHRM and key future trends in the fourth and final section of the book. Packed with case studies and useful pedagogical features such as end-of-chapter review questions, key concepts and critical reflection boxes, this textbook offers an engaging and insightful approach to all areas of Strategic Human Resource Management.

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What makes good HR strategy and how do you develop it? These are questions commonly asked by HR professionals and are just two of the fundamental issues tackled by the authors in this comprehensive and innovative new textbook. Written in a clear and accessible style specifically for students, Strategic Human Resource Management is the...

Professor Catherine Truss is Head of Kent Business School at Medway, University of Kent. She was previously Director of the Centre for Research in Employment, Skills and Society and Head of Department, Leadership, HRM, and Organization at Kingston University. She has been a member of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:420 pagesPublished:January 26, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199583064

ISBN - 13:9780199583065

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Part 1: The Context of SHRM1. The Global Context of SHRM2. The Changing Context for SHRM3. Strategic ManagementPart 2: Strategic HRM4. The Strategic Role of the HR Function5. The Foundations of SHRM6. Resource-based and Institutional Perspectives on SHRM7. HR Strategy8. SHRM and PerformancePart 3: Strategic Imperatives9. Strategic Human Resource Development10. SHRM and Talent Management11. SHRM and the Employment Relationship12. SHRM and the Employee Engagement13. SHRM and Knowledge Management14. SHRM and Corporate Social Responsibility15. SHRM and the Management of ChangePart 4: New Forms of SHRM16. New Forms of SHRM