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Strategy and human resource management /

Boxall, Peter F.

Strategy and human resource management / Peter Boxall and John Purcell. - 3rd ed. - Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. - xvii, 389 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - Management, work, and organisations .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 338-370) and indexes.

The Goals of Human Resource Management PART I: CONNECTING STRATEGY AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Strategy and the Process of Strategic Management Strategic HRM: 'best fit' or 'best practice'? Strategic HRM and Sustained Competitive Advantage PART II: MANAGING WORK AND PEOPLE: SEARCHING FOR GENERAL PRINCIPLES Work Systems and the Changing Economics of Production Managing Employee Voice Managing Individual Employment Relationships Linking HR Systems to Organisational Performance PART III: MANAGING PEOPLE IN DYNAMIC AND COMPLEX BUSINESS CONTEXTS Human Resource Strategy and the Dynamics of Industry-based Competition Human Resource Strategy in Multidivisional and Multinational Firms Conclusions and Implications Author Index Subject Index TOC

Linking human resource management to strategy is a big area of interest in HR, this text combines a sense of the tensions between and within theories.

9780230579354 (pbk. : alk. paper)


Personnel management.
Organizational effectiveness.
Human capital.

HF5549 / .B776 2011

658.3 / BOS 2011