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Contemporary Issues and Challenges in HRM

Contemporary Issues and Challenges in HRM

ISBN: 9780734611475
Publisher: Tilde Publishing and Distribution
Edition: Third
Publication Date: 2014-10-01
Number of pages: 330
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Contemporary Issues and Challenges in HRM, 3/e provides an up-to-date overview and analysis of the diverse and complex range of issues currently confronting the field of human resource management. Adopting a critical approach, the authors review theories of HRM, and apply these principles to emerging themes that exemplify the dynamic working environment confronting global organisations today. The analysis is supported by examples and cases designed to provide the reader with a functional knowledge and appreciation of current human resource management (HRM) issues. The exploration highlights the challenges for HR professionals who are increasingly expected to provide leadership in the management of employees as a key source of organizational competitive advantage. Now divided into four parts – The Contemporary Workplace, Managing the Individual at Work, Conflict at Work, and Emerging Issues – Contemporary Issues and Challenges in HRM, 3/e presents both critical and emerging issues in an even more accessible format. Table of Contents: PART I ―The Contemporary Workplace; HRM in the contemporary workplace; Managing the war for talent; Offshoring; HRM and service work PART II ―Managing the Individual at Work; Psychological contracts; Career management in the 21st century; Managing emotional labour in the workplace; Employee health and well-being in the workplace PART III ―Conflict at Work; ER and the new workplace; The contested terrain of monitoring and surveillance in the workplace; Risk and crisis management. PART IV ―Emerging Issues; Green HRM; The aging workforce; The dark workplace Additional editors: Cathy Sheehan, Ross Donohue, Amanda Pyman and Belinda Allen

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