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Elgar introduction to theories of human resources and employment relations

Author: Keith Townsend
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2019]
Series: Elgar introductions to management and organization theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Elgar Introduction provides an overview of some of the key theories that inform human resource management and employment relations as a field of study.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Townsend
ISBN: 9781786439000 178643900X
OCLC Number: 1090176027
Description: xi, 374 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Front Matter; Copyright; Contents; List of figures and tables; List of contributors; 1 Theories used in employment relations and human resource management; Part I: Systems and Historical Development; 2 Marxism; 3 Neo-pluralism as a research approach in contemporary employment relations and HRM: complexity and dialogue; 4 Applying Scientific Management to modern employment relations and HRM; 5 Cracking labour process theory in employment relations and HRM; 6 The legacy of the Human Relations School: looking back and moving forward; 7 The theory of high-performance work systems 8 Systems theory: forgotten legacy and future prospects9 Evolutionary psychological theory and human resource management; Part II: Institutions; 10 Personnel economics: managing human resources through performance-related pay; 11 Advances in Labour Regulation Theory; 12 Institutional theory, business systems and employment relations; 13 Varieties of Capitalism; 14 Human resource management and paradox theory; Part III: People and Processes; 15 Revisiting human capital theory: progress and prospects; 16 Feminist theory and employment relations; 17 Trust, distrust and human resource management 18 Social exchange theory, employment relations and human resource management19 Using role theory to understand and solve employment relations and human resources problems; 20 Fairness in the workplace: organizational justice and the employment relationship; 21 Ability, Motivation and Opportunity theory: a formula for employee performance?; 22 The Resource-Based View approach and HRM; 23 LMX and HRM: a multi-level review of how LMX is used to explain the employment relationship; 24 Social mobilization theory in HR and employment relations; Index
Series Title: Elgar introductions to management and organization theory.
Other Titles: Theories of human resources and employment relations
Responsibility: edited by Keith Townsend [and 3 others].

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