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Human resource management : rhetorics and realities

Author: Karen Legge
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Series: Management, work and organisations.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Anniversary edView all editions and formats
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"This anniversary edition of Karen Legge's classic Human Resource Management contains the entire text of the first edition complete with a new, long introductory chapter; contextualising the original debate from today's perspective and bringing in recent themes and issues." "The book is particularly suitable for MBA students and advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of HRM. It will be valuable reading for  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Legge
ISBN: 1403936005 9781403936004
OCLC Number: 56730524
Description: xviii, 430 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. What is personnel management? --
2. Styles of managing the employment relationship --
3. What is human resource management? --
4. HRM and 'strategic' integration with business policy? --
5. HRM : towards the flexible firm? --
6. HRM : from compliance to commitment? --
7. HRM and quality : customer sovereignty in the enterprise culture? --
8. HRM and 'new realism' in industrial relations? --
9. HRM : modernist project or postmodern discourse? --
10. Epilogue : the future of HRM?
Series Title: Management, work and organisations.
Other Titles: Rhetorics and realities
Responsibility: Karen Legge.
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"This anniversary edition of Karen Legge's classic Human Resource Management contains the entire text of the first edition complete with a new, long introductory chapter; contextualising the original debate from today's perspective and bringing in recent themes and issues." "The book is particularly suitable for MBA students and advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of HRM. It will be valuable reading for anyone wishing to further understand the role of HRM in business."--Jacket.

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