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Human resource management in the multi-divisional company

Author: John Purcell; Bruce W Ahlstrand
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
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Using current case material, and the now well-known "management style matrix", the authors explore three issues in depth - the role of the corporate personnel department, the shaping of policy towards unions and collective bargaining, and the choice of management style. The ideas and perspectives outlined here have been thoroughly developed and tested with managers and students alike, and the book will be a useful  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Purcell; Bruce W Ahlstrand
ISBN: 0198780214 9780198780212 0198780206 9780198780205
OCLC Number: 29356576
Description: viii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Nature and Development of the Multi-Divisional Company --
3. The Strategy Concept --
4. Corporate Strategy and the Influence of Personnel --
5. The Corporate Personnel Department --
6. Strategy and the Structure of Collective Bargaining --
7. Management Style in the Multi-Divisional Company --
Appendix 1: Rover Tomorrow.
Responsibility: John Purcell and Bruce Ahlstrand.
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