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Strategic Human Resource Management: A Reader, contains 24 articles that describe the field of managing human resources strategically.
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The second edition of this popular volume, edited by Randall S. Schuler and Susan E. Jackson, provides management students and senior practitioners with a completely new and updated guide to the latest work in the field. This selection of important and highly readable articles from authors around the world charts key developments that have changed the theory and practice of SHRM over the last six years. Since the first edition in 1999, there have been two major forces at work in the field of HRM and SHRM:- Globalization Globalization has brought an increase in competition worldwide and has made the effective management of people even more important. Newer organizational forms like international joint ventures and international mergers and acquisitions have resulted. Together these have a huge impact on the fields of HRM and SHRM. As a consequence of this, the editors have included: several more articles that discuss international aspects of HRM and SHRM; and that demonstrate the use of HRM and SHRM for global competitive advantage. Knowledge Management Associated with globalization and increased competition, is the need for companies to be more knowledgeable in the dynamics of worldwide competition and labor markets, and to manage knowledge more systematically than ever before. The welcome second edition of Strategic Human Resource Management includes many articles that explore and highlight the new reality of knowledge management and its implications for HRM and SHRM. Once again advanced students and practitioners will both find this an invaluable guide to work at the cutting edge of the discipline.From the Back Cover:
Strategic Human Resource Management, contains 24 articles that describe the field of managing human resources strategically. The book is divided into five parts, each part covering an important aspect of the discipline of strategic human resource management. The articles assembled here represent the work of authors throughout the world, all of whom have been writing in the field of strategic human resource management since its inception. Indeed the authors represented here have been the prime movers and shapers of Strategic HRM.
The Reader is intended for all those interested in understanding how organizations can manage their human resources consistent with the needs of both the organization and the wide variety of stakeholders connecting the organization to society. Thus students in undergraduate and graduate courses in human resource management will find this reader informative, useful and readable. Faculty members will find the article to be representative of the thinking of numerous colleagues throughout the world in a single source - for the first time. HR professionals will also find this reader applicable, as the articles are readable and rigorous, yet practical and thoughtful.
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