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People management and performance

Author: John Purcell
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2009.
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Publisher's description: Do human resource management practices actually work? This timely and engaging volume examines the links between people management practices and organizational performance. Focusing on the implementation and impact of HR strategies, the book puts forward a model, which draws attention to: The importance of the culture and values of the organization; The needs of professional knowledge  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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People management and performance.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008001581
(OCoLC)153555435
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Purcell
ISBN: 9780203885604 0203885600
OCLC Number: 262686766
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Understanding the link between people management and organisational performance --
2. Culture and values --
3. Intended HR practices --
4. Bringing practices to life: the vital role of front line managers --
5. Employees' perceptions, attitudes and discretionary behaviour --
6. HR architecture and employment sub-systems: practices and perceptions --
7. People and performance in professional knowledge intensive organisations --
8. Analysing the links between people management and organisational performance: the case of Nationwide Building Society --
9. Implications for the development of theory and practice.
Responsibility: John Purcell [and others].
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Examines the links between people management practices and organizational performance. This book takes a critical view of how and why HR practices have had a positive impact on a range of  Read more...

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