The Oxford Handbook of Recruitment by Daniel M. Cable

The Oxford Handbook of Recruitment

byDaniel M. CableEditorKang Yang Trevor Yu

Hardcover | October 31, 2013

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The past 40 years have established recruitment as a fundamental area of research to both researchers and practitioners. No longer is recruitment viewed as simply another component of human resource management but rather a strategic tool with wide-ranging implications for organizations. To thisextent investigations on the subject have drawn upon diverse perspectives from economics to marketing, highlighting recruitment's links with multiple aspects of organizational functioning such as selection, onboarding, organizational culture, job performance, and turnover.The goal of this handbook is to provide an integrative and comprehensive summary of the state of recruitment research. It is hoped that by providing insight to both theoretical and empirical underpinnings of the topic this volume will focus readers to the important issues affecting our understandingand application of recruitment concepts; and provide structure toward current thinking and future exploration of the field. In the spirit of investigative inquiry, the book's chapters are organized according to the questions they answer about the nature of recruitment: Who is involved inrecruitment; What do these stakeholders do; When do recruitment phenomenon occur; Where does recruitment take place; Why does recruitment influence various stakeholders in the process; and finally, how is recruitment investigated? Aimed at both potential and existing recruiters, the expert contributions included in this handbook serve as a springboard to energize and focus future endeavor in recruitment, an increasingly pertinent driver of individual and organizational success.

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Kang Yang Trevor Yu, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior in the Division of Strategy, Management, and Organization at the Nanyang Business School. Daniel M. Cable, Ph.D., is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School.

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Title:The Oxford Handbook of RecruitmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:October 31, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199756094

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Table of Contents

1. Kang Yang Trevor Yu and Daniel M. Cable: Investigating Recruitment: An Introduction2. Robert E. Ployhart and Youngsang Kim: Strategic Recruiting3. Mary L. Connerly: Recruiter Effects and Recruitment Outcomes4. John P. Hausknecht: Applicant Reactions5. Crystal M. Harold, Krista L. Uggerslev, and David Kraichy: Recruitment and Job Choice6. Edwin J. Boezeman and Naomi Ellemers: Volunteer Recruitment7. Barbara L. Rau and Gary A. Adams: Recruiting Older Workers: Realities and Needs of the Future Workforce8. Sabrina D. Volpone, Kecia M. Thomas, Paula Sinisterra, and Lindsay Johnson: Targeted Recruiting: Identifying Future Employees9. Cynthia Kay Stevens and Myeong-Gu Seo: Job Search and Emotions10. Ingo Weller, Agnes Michalik, and Daniel Mhlbauer: Recruitment Source Implications for Organizational Tenure11. Stanley M. Gully, Jean M. Phillips, and Mee Sook Kim: Strategic Recruitment: A Multilevel Perspective12. Kevin D. Carlson and Ross L. Mecham III: Research Design in Evaluating Recruitment Effectiveness: Past, Present, Future13. Rodger W. Griffeth, Allison Tenbrink, and Sean Robinson: Recruitment Sources: A Review of Outcomes14. Greet Van Hoye: Word-of-Mouth as a Recruitment Source: An Integrative Model15. H. Jack Walker and Amanda S. Hinojosa: Recruitment: The Role of Job Advertisements16. Christopher J. Collins and Adam M. Kanar: Employer Brand Equity and Recruitment Research17. David A. Jones and Chelsea R. Willness: Corporate Social Performance, Organizational Reputation, and Recruitment18. Wei-Chi Tsai and Tun-Chun Huang: Impression Management during the Recruitment Process19. Sara L. Rynes, Cody J. Reeves, and Todd C. Darnold: The History of Recruitment Research20. James A. Breaugh: Establishing Recruitment Objectives and Developing a Recruitment Strategy for Attaining Them21. Brian R. Dineen and David G. Allen: Internet Recruiting 2.0: Shifting Paradigms22. Jane K. Miller and Grace Chun Guo: Recruitment: International Cross-Cultural Perspectives23. Ronald S. Landis, David R. Earnest, and David G. Allen: Realistic Job Previews: Past, Present, and Future24. Amy L. Kristof-Brown, Cody J. Reeves, and Elizabeth H. Follmer: The Goldilocks Pursuit during Organizational Entry: Applicants' and Recruiters' Search for the "Perfect Fit"25. Nathan T. Carter and Scott Highhouse: You Will Be Known by The Company You Keep: Understanding the Social Identity Concerns of Job-Seekers26. Alan M. Saks: How Do You Study Recruitment? A Consideration of the Issues and Complexity of Designing and Conducting Recruitment Research27. Daniel A. Newman, Kisha S. Jones, R. Chris Fraley, Julie S. Lyon, and Kevin M. Mullaney: Why Minority Recruiting Doesn't Often Work, and What Can Be Done About It: Applicant Qualifications and the 4-Group Model of Targeted Recruiting28. Daniel M. Cable and Kang Yang Trevor Yu: Rethinking Recruitment: A Look to the Future