4th Edition

Human Resource Management A Concise Analysis

By Nic Beech, Graeme Martin, Eugene McKenna Copyright 2021
    512 Pages
    by Routledge

    512 Pages
    by Routledge

    Human Resource Management: A Concise Approach offers a to-the-point yet rigorous overview of HRM. Using clear language, the authors cover all the key building blocks of HRM – including strategic HRM; employee resourcing; employee development; employee relations; and organizational issues – and provide the reader with an understanding of the theoretical and applied aspects which underpin the subject.

    This fourth edition has been revamped to give more attention to HRM and technology; talent management; outsourcing; business ethics; employer branding and other contemporary issues. International case studies and examples are weaved throughout the book, and each chapter rounds off with reflective review questions, activities and suggestions for further reading. On top of this, students and lecturers will benefit from a companion website offering additional material, such as PowerPoint slides and quiz questions.

    This textbook is ideal for undergraduate students on HRM courses, as well as Masters and MBA students seeking an accessible introduction to the subject.

    1. Introduction and Overview

    2. Corporate Strategy and Strategic HRM

    3. Organisation Structure

    4. Organisational Change and Development

    5. Organisational Culture

    6. Employee Resourcing: Human Resource Planning

    7. Employee Resourcing: Recruitment and Selection

    8. Employee Resourcing: Performance Management

    9. Employee Development: Reward Management

    10. Employee Development: Training and Development

    11. Employee Relations

    12. HRM: Reviews, Critique and Developments


    Nic Beech is Vice-Principal at the University of Dundee, UK and Chair of the British Academy of Management.

    Graeme Martin is Professor and Chair of Management at the University of Dundee, UK.

    Eugene McKenna is Emeritus Professor at the University of East London, UK.