Critical issues in human resource management

Roper, Ian, Prouska, Rea and Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, Uracha (2010) Critical issues in human resource management. Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, London. ISBN 9781843982425.


Critical Issues in Human Resource Management is a substantial and authoritative multi-author textbook for HRM modules that take a critical approach. It problematises core HRM topics, encouraging sophisticated thinking about HR interventions.

- Written by a team of experts primarily at Middlesex University but also from other UK and international institutions

- Part 3 is unique in applying HRM practices to specific industry contexts rather than assuming `best practice is universal. This will enable students to think about how different issues might be dealt with differently in, for example, an NHS trust and a hotel

- Draws out the importance of state/corporate governance of the workplace and the politics of workplace relations

- Integrates students' prior understanding of the key operational aspects of HRM with the wider institutional and social contexts in which they occur

- Expands students' knowledge of HR-related theory with wider social and business theory, enabling them to apply critical approaches to HR problems

Item Type: Book
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations
A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations > Diversity and Gender group
A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations > Employment Relations group
A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Media
Item ID: 6890
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Depositing User: Rea Prouska
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2011 10:54
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2019 13:30

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