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No Best Way: An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Resource Management Hardcover – 30 Apr 2003

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  • Hardcover: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Praeger (30 April 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 027595739X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0275957391
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.1 x 23.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,061,978 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"No Best Way presents a novel and innovative perspective to human resource management. It is the first book to approach these issues from an evolutionary perspective, and does so in a thoughtful and insightful manner. It is a must read for anyone with an interest in personnel selection and training."-David C. Geary, Ph.D. Professor of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri

"Stephen Colarelli has written an unusual and effective book, drawing attention to new topics and bringing a fresh approach to traditional areas of human resources management by viewing the field through the lens of the new Darwinian science. Thanks to the author's accessible writing and deep knowledge of HRM, he has managed simultaneously to be authoritative, interesting, wide ranging, and current."-Nigel Nicholson London Business School, author of Managing the Human Animal


Colarelli (psychology, Central Michigan U.) does not try to argue that some people evolved to be human resources for other people to manage, but that the patterns and practices developed studying the evolution of biological populations can be applied beneficially to managing human resources. He assumes that readers either know the conventional appr

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