Human resource management : theory and practice /

Bratton, John,

Human resource management : theory and practice / John Bratton and Jeff Gold. - Sixth edition. - London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. - lii, 660 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 557-627) and indexes.

I. The contemporary human resource management arena. The nature of contemporary HRM -- Corporate strategy and strategic HRM -- HRM outcomes and line management -- II. Employee resourcing. Workforce planning and diversity -- Recruitment, selection and talent management -- III. Employee performance and development. Performance management and appraisal -- Learning and human resource development -- IV. Employment relationship. Rewards management and inequality -- Labour relations and collective bargaining -- Employee relations and voice -- V. Contemporary issues: HRM in a global world. HRM and ethics -- Employee health, safety and wellness -- HRM and high performance workplaces -- Leadership and management development -- Organizational culture and HRM -- Green HRM and environmental sustainability -- International HRM and global capitalism.

"The latest offering of the popular textbook from respected author team of John Bratton and Jeff Gold. Authoritatively and expertly written, the sixth edition builds on the enduring strengths of this well-established book, with important updates and revisions to bring it in line with the ever-changing business world. While exploring the practical implementation of human resource management, the book also exposes and confronts the debates and tensions inherent in the employment relationship, encouraging the reader to reflect critically on the realities of contemporary HRM. The myriad of different theories underpinning human resource management are discussed as well as their impact on organizations, managers and workers. The new edition will continue to be a core textbook for HRM modules on undergraduate business and management degree courses, and may also be used on some postgraduate and MBA courses."--Publisher's description.


Personnel management.

HF5549 / .B85 2017

658.3 BR.H 2017