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Human resource management in construction projects : strategic and operational approaches

Author: Martin Loosemore; Andrew Dainty; Helen Lingard
Publisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the authors' experience of working with a range of large construction companies in improving their HRM operational activities at both strategic and operational levels, this text is well illustrated with case studies of projects and organizations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Loosemore; Andrew Dainty; Helen Lingard
ISBN: 0415261635 9780415261630 0415261643 9780415261647 9780203417881 0203417887
OCLC Number: 399899471
Description: xii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction: The Challenges of Managing People in Construction. 2. The Development of Modern Organization and Management Theory. 3. Human Resource Management Theory: Strategic Concepts and Operational Implications. 4. Strategic Approaches to Managing Human Resources in the Construction Industry. 5. The Mechanics of Human Resource Management in Construction: Resourcing, Development and Reward. 6. Employee Relations. 7. Employee Participation, Involvement and Empowerment in Construction. 8. Workforce Diversity, Equal Opportunities and Work-life Balance In Construction. 9. Employees' Health, Safety and Welfare. 10. Strategic Human Resource Development. 11. The HRM Implications of Management Thinking, Trends & Fads: Cross-Cutting HRM Themes for the New Millennium. 12. Conclusions: SHRM as a Route to Improved Business Performance.
Responsibility: Martin Loosemore, Andrew Dainty and Helen Lingard.

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This book is aimed at project managers and students of project management who until now, have been handed the responsibility for human resource management without adequate knowledge or training.  Read more...

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