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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

Gary Rees

Gary Rees is Head of Organisational Studies and HRM at Portsmouth Business School. He has authored and edited a range of textbooks as well as producing research articles on employee engagement and burnout and presenting this research at a range of international conferences. Gary is an examiner for the CIPD Organizational Design and Development module and holds Chartered Fellowship of the CIPD and membership of the British Psychological Society, including the Occupational Psychology Division More About Author

Paul Smith

Paul Smith is Principal Lecturer in HRM and Programme Tutor for MSc Global Business at the University of Hertfordshire Business School. He teaches People Management and Strategic Human Resource Management, primarily on the MBA and MA HRM programmes. He is also a guest lecturer at universities in Germany and Russia. Paul has edited books and contributed chapters and case studies to a number of texts in the field of HR and Organizational Behaviour for Routledge, Butterworth-Heinemann and CIPD Publishers. He is a member of the Work and Employment Research Unit at Hertfordshire Business School and has contributed to a number of conferences,... More About Author