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Strategic Human Resource Management
An International Perspective

Third Edition
Edited by:
  • Gary Rees - Head, Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management, Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth
  • Paul Smith - Head, HR Subject Group and Principal Lecturer in HRM, Hertfordshire Business School, University of Hertfordshire
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February 2021 | 616 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Whether you are studying at undergraduate or postgraduate level, our stellar team of expert authors will guide you through the key topics of human resource management from a strategic perspective.

Starting with the fundamentals of each topic and progressing through to critical evaluation, the 3rd edition includes:

  • Even more international case studies from across Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East – which bring the theory and academic underpinning to life
  • A wide range of Reflective Activities that encourage you to consider the real-world implications of what you have learnt
  • An updated companion website featuring a wealth of resources for lecturers and students, including an Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint slides, a Testbank, recommended journal articles and additional business cases
 
PART ONE – THE ORGANIZATION, THE ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT AND STRATEGY
Paul E. Smith and Gary Rees
Chapter 1 An Introduction to the Organization, its Environment and Human Resource Management
Alison Rieple, Marco Pironti, Paola Pisano and Valentina Cillo
Chapter 2 Human Resource Management Through a Strategic Perspective
Geoffrey Wood and Zsuzsanna Kispál-Vitai
Chapter 3 Concepts, Practices and Trends in SHRM
Gary Rees and Charles Leatherbarrow
Chapter 4 The Added Value Debate
 
PART TWO - THE FUNCTIONAL ASPECTS OF HR
Stephen Taylor
Chapter 5 Recruitment and Selection
Sue Hutchinson
Chapter 6 Flexible Working
Sarah Jones and Geoff White
Chapter 7 Reward Strategy and Managing Performance
Monika Huesmann and Moira Calveley
Chapter 8 Managing the Employment Relationship
John Neugebauer
Chapter 9 Equality and Diversity in the Workplace
Jim Stewart
Chapter 10 Developing Employees and Managers
 
PART THREE – SHRM AND THE “BIGGER PICTURE”
Crystal Zhang and Paul Iles
Chapter 11 Organizational Culture
Kate E. Rowlands and Paul Iles
Chapter 12 Managing in a Global Context
Linda Holbeche
Chapter 13 The Future of HR