"The approach taken by these authors adds something new to the existing market. There is a good balance between theory and concepts on one hand and practical applications and cases on the other hand."
Prof. dr. Gerard H.M. Evers, Professor of Human Capital Valuation, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
"The authors appreciate the critical role that a human resource strategy can and should play in an overall organisational strategy. The text encourages the reader to explore the links between management issues and HR strategy."
Marjorie Corbridge, Associate Dean (Curriculum Development) at the University of Portsmouth Business School.
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From the Back Cover
The Strategic Managing of Human Resources 2e
by Leopold & Harris (Editors)
Human Resource Managers and Line Managers are central to the successful formulation and implementation of the overall business strategy through their work recruiting, leading and motivating individuals and this book is written for them.
This book covers the processes through which human resources are managed and developed and provides the reader with practical frameworks to apply to their own organisational context.
In this second edition find …
- authoritative coverage of contemporary theory and practice, based on the academic findings of current research in the field
- a wide range of case studies with thought-provoking questions and activities to help you understand how key issues influence the debate and decision-making priorities.
- a fictional running case study illustrates connections the processes of managing human resources at different stages in the text.
Chapters have been updated in line with changes in the field and new cases and useful weblinks have been added to reflect the most current topics in Strategic HRM. Also, expanded Lecturer support materials including teaching notes and PowerPoint slides are now available at www.pearsoned.co.uk/leopold.
The Strategic Managing of Human Resources is suitable for students on HRM courses on advanced Undergraduate, Masters and MBA programmes, as well as those pursuing CIPD qualifications.